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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


BHSC 215

Introduction to Research in Behavioural Science


ENGL 201

Literature and Composition I


ENGL 202

Literature and Composition II


HLED 200

Medical Terminology



PHIL, ARTH, MUHL, upper division ENGL, HIST, SCHL 171, Modern Language   



PHIL, ARTH, MUHL, upper division ENGL, HIST, SCHL 171, Modern Language   


MATH 110

Contemporary Mathematics


MATH 240

Introduction to Statistics


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.

As part of this partnership students transferring from Burman University to Kettering College will receive a 25% discount on their Kettering tuition.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 
NRSB 305    Pharmacology in Nursing
NRSB 315   Foundations of Nursing
RELB 101   Seventh-day Adventist Fundamental Beliefs and the Healing Ministry of Christ
COMM 215   Introduction to Human Communication
NRSB 301   Wellness and Health Promotion
NRSB 325   Medical Surgical Nursing 1
RELX   Religion Elective
NRSB 335   Medical Surgical Nursing 2
NRSB 355   Population Health Concepts


NRSB 331    Psychiatric/Mental Health Nursing Concepts
NRSB 341    Family Nursing Concepts
NRSB 371   Nursing Research
RELP 316   Spirituality in Healing and Health Care
HUMN   Humanities Elective
NRSB 405   Medical Surgical Nursing 3
NRSB 411   Essentials of Nursing Leadership, Management, and Informatics
NRSB 425   Capstone Nursing Experience
NRSB 435   NCLEX-RN Success Strategies
RELP 306   Spiritual Dimensions of Death and Dying