Thompson Rivers University

School of Nursing

School of Nursing at Thompson Rivers University

Courses for Registered Nurse's entry to Bachelor of Science in Nursing

120 credits required.

75 transfer credits to the BScN program are to be awarded for a diploma in nursing.

45 credits to be achieved post-diploma and may consist of the following:

  • Maximum 12 Prior Learning and Assessment Recognition (PLAR) Credits
  • Maximum of 22.5 credits transferred from an accredited Post-Secondary Institution.
  • Maximum 9 credits (based on individual assessment) from Canadian Nurses Association Certification Program or like professional credentialing institutions.
  • 15 of 45 post-diploma credits are to be at the fourth year level.

Due to curriculum revisions in the BScN program the 19 core credits for the Post-Diploma BScN degree will undergo minor changes.

All credits earned towards Post-Diploma BScN degree must be at the 3000 to 4000 University Transfer level.

Credit will be granted towards the degree when course grade is a C+ (or 2.33 GPA standing) or better.

The post-diploma credits are to consist of the following 19 core credit courses (or equivalent courses):

Complimentary credit courses are to be comprised:

  • 20 credits of nursing or health science courses (3000+)
  • 6 credits electives (3000+level) which may be non-nursing/health science