Students may select full or part-time study in the B.Sc.P.N. program. Part-time students are required to complete the program within 8 years of enrolment into the first Psychiatric Nursing (69) course.
Students must achieve a “C” (2.0) grade or better in all Psychiatric Nursing (69) courses. An overall grade point average of 2.5 in the degree line, is required for graduation. Students who obtain a grade of less than C in a Psychiatric Nursing (69) course may repeat the course once. B.Sc.P.N. students will be allowed to repeat four Psychiatric Nursing (69) courses.
Degree Residency Requirements
- Students who are seeking the B.Sc.P.N. as a first degree are required to complete at least 66 credit hours of Brandon University courses;
- Students who are seeing the B.Sc.P.N. as a second degree are required to complete at least 42 credit hours of Brandon University courses.
Second Degree Requirements
- Students who have completed a first undergraduate degree and who are seeking the B.Sc.P.N. as a second degree are required to complete a minimum of 66 credit hours but no more than 109 credit hours, depending on previous education. Previous education will be assessed by the Department of Psychiatric Nursing Admissions Committee to determine specific courses that second degree students will be required to complete, within the range of 66 to 109 credit hours.