Pre-Professional Year: Nursing

Briercrest College has partnered with the University of Saskatchewan in equipping aspiring nursing students. Prior to entering the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, all students must complete a pre-professional year of study at the post-secondary level. At Briercrest, students can complete courses required for entry into the Nursing program while taking advantage of Briercrest's unique blend of high-quality academics and faith-based community.

Credit Hours: 30
    Requirements  Program Sheet


Pre-Health Professional Requirements University of Saskatchewan Briercrest College
English (3 credit units) ENG 110.6 or 111.3 or 112.3 or 113.3 or 114.3 ENG 100 Literature and Composition I (3)
ENG 101 Literature and Composition II (3)
Indigenous/Native Studies (3 cu) NS 107.3 NTST 110 Introduction to Native Studies (3)
Chemistry (3 cu) CHEM 112.3 General Chemistry I Structure, Bonding & Properties CHEM 112 General Chemistry I Structure, Bonding and Properties (3)
Biology (3 cu) BIO 120.3 The Nature of Life BIOL 120 The Nature of Life (3)
Statistics (3 cu) STAT 244.3, 245.3, 246.3 PSY 302 Statistics for the Social Sciences (3)
STAT 200 Introduction to Statistical Methods (3)
Nutrition (3 cu) NUTR 120.3 KIN 234 Nutrition (3)
Psychology (3 cu) PSY 121.3 or PSY 110.6 or PSY 100.3 PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology II (3)
Social Science (3 cu) Social Science Elective ANTH 200 Cultural Anthropology (3)
ECON 100 Microeconomics (3)
ECON 101 Macroeconomics (3)
PSY 100 Introduction to Psychology I (3)
PSY 280 Human Development: A Lifespan Perspective (3)
SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology I (3)
SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology II (3)
Open electives (6 cu) Electives (6 cu) Any course transferable to uSask (6)

A list of transferable Briercrest courses can be found at:

For additional information on entry into the BSN at the University of Saskatchewan, see:

I've gotten to know many wonderful people and learn from both teachers and students. Faculty members were very open to answering questions and clarifying expectations so that I could do the best work possible and learn as much as I could from them.
From the National Survey of Student Engagement 2015