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Burman is pleased to have a transfer agreement with Kettering College in Kettering, Ohio for a Bachelor of Science (BSN) in Nursing. Please note the following details.

Burman University Entrance Requirements:
Entrance requirements are given in terms of Alberta High School courses. Please consult the Burman Academic Calendar for regional equivalencies.

No grade lower that 65% in the following subjects.

  1. English Language Arts 30-1
  2. Math 30-1 (Math 30-2 with a minimum 75%)
  3. Biology 30
  4. Chemistry 30
  5. One other approved course at the 30 level.  Physics recommended.

70% average overall in course required for entrance.

Initial admission will be to the Certificate in Health Sciences.

Program Sequence:
The nursing program at Kettering requires a minimum of 127 credits. 45 of those credits will be taken at Burman during 3 terms, a Fall, Winter, Fall sequence. Courses are:




BIOL 111

Anatomy and Physiology I


BIOL 112

Anatomy and Physiology II


BIOL 216



CHEM 102

Fundamentals of Organic and Biological Chemistry


COMM 160

Speech Fundamentals


ENGL 109

World Literature



ENGL 107 (Popular Lit.), or 108 (Spirituality and Lit.)


HLED 200

Medical Terminology



PHIL, ARTH, MUHL, upper division ENGL, HIST, Modern Language   



PHIL, ARTH, MUHL, upper division ENGL, HIST, Modern Language   


MATH 110

Contemporary Mathematics


PETH 250

Health and Fitness


PSYC 160

Introduction to Psychology


PSYC 260

Developmental Psychology


SOCI 160

Introductory Sociology




The remaining credits will be taken at Kettering College.

Transfer to Kettering:
The student must have a minimum CGPA over the 45 credits taken at Burman of 2.80 with no grade lower than a C in order to transfer. Students will normally transfer Winter term of their second year.

Students who are Canadian will have the Canadian dollar accepted on par with the American dollar for tuition costs only while attending Kettering College as long as the Canadian dollar is less than the American dollar. This discount is available only for two academic years following transfer from Burman. For those students requiring Canadian student loans while attending Kettering College, it is recommended that such students make themselves aware of the rules and regulations regarding foreign study and Canadian student loans.

Course Schedule at Kettering College

BIOL 350    Pathophysiology 
RELB 101    Seventh-day Adventist Fundamental Beliefs and the Healing Ministry of Christ
NRSB 312   LPN-to-BSN Transition
MATH 215   Probability and Statistics
RELP 316   Spirituality in Healing and Health Care
NRSB 331   Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Concepts
RELX   Religion Elective
NRSB 341   Family Nursing Concepts
NRSB 351   Community Nursing Concepts (hybrid course)


RELP 306    Spiritual Dimensions of Death and Dying
NRSB 361    Theory: Alterations in Adult Health I
NRSB 362   Clinical: Alterations in Adult Health I
NRSB 371   Nursing Research (hybrid course)
NRSB 381   Public Health Concepts (hybrid course)
PEAC   Physical education activity course
NRSB 401   Theory: Alterations in Adult Health II
NRSB 402   Clinical: Alterations in Adult Health II
NRSB 411   Essentials of Nursing, Leadership, Management, and Informatics (hybrid course)
NRSB 421   Theory: Advanced Nursing Concepts
NRSB 422   Clinical: Advanced Nursing Concepts
NRSB 431   NCLEX-RN Success Strategies