Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas & Degrees

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Program Code: PHDP (Full-Time) Length of Program: One-Year Awarded Upon Completion: Ontario College Certificate
Term 1 ANT-1003 Introduction to Physical Anthropology BIO-1205 Cell Physiology CHM-1255 General Chemistry for Nursing I COM-1013 Critical Thinking and Writing MTH-1623 Math for Health Science I SOC-1003 Sociology I Term 2 BIO-1055 Introduction to Biology CHM-2255 General Chemistry for Nursing II COM-2033 Communications for Health MTH-2623 Math for Health Sciences II COM-1153 English Literature I -PLUS- ANT-2003 Introduction to Cultural Anthropology - OR - GED-XXX3 General Education Elective

This eight-month program offers a transition opportunity for secondary school graduates and adult learners who lack the prerequisites to be accepted into the Bachelor of Science - Nursing (BScN) degree program offered in collaboration with University of Windsor. The program gives students valuable academic preparation for success in the BScN program and also a competitive edge in gaining admission to it.

To graduate from the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas & Degrees program, students must achieve a minimum grade of D (50%) in each course offered. However, in order to be considered for admission to the Bachelor of Science - Nursing program, a Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas & Degrees graduate must achieve the following minimum requirements:

  • Program GPA of at least 2.7
  • A combined average of at least a B- (70%) in BIO-1205 and BIO-1055
  • A combined average of at least a B- (70%) in CHM-1255 and CHM-2255
  • Passing grade in all courses in both terms

Students in this program must apply to the BScN program by February 1 of the calendar year in which they wish to be considered for admission to start the program to ensure that all additional requirements are met for the BScN program.

Students who achieve the admission requirements to gain entrance to the BSCN program from a Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas & Degrees program must have graduated from either Lambton College or St Clair College to be considered for admission.

Bonus points for Lambton College Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas & Degrees will not be assigned. However, the benefits in academic preparedness, and the competitive advantage in gaining admission into the BScN program for students who complete the Pre-Health Sciences Pathway to Advanced Diplomas & Degrees program has been well documented.

All requirements must be completed by the end of the winter term. St. Clair Pre-Health Sciences - BScN graduates will be required to submit all transcripts and a resumé.

Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D or equivalent with:

  • Grade 12 English C or U (minimum grade of 55%)
  • Grade 11 or 12 Chemistry C or U (minimum grade of 60%)
  • Grade 11 or 12 Biology C or U (minimum grade of 60%)
  • Grade 12 Mathematics C or U (recommended)

Mature applicants must be at least 19 years of age by the start of classes, be out of secondary school for at least one year and usually do not have a high school diploma. Mature applicant assessment for this program is available in the Counselling Department in the subject of English. The assessment(s) will demonstrate proficiency in required admission subjects. For all other admission requirements applicants must complete the required course(s) as listed above. For more information please contact the Counselling Department at ext. 3412. Academic admission requirements can be obtained through Academic Upgrading and Pre-Programs at Lambton College.

Employment Opportunities

Our graduates qualify to apply for any other Health Sciences program at Lambton College, provided they meet the respective minimum grade requirements.

Tuition Fees

Please Note: These fees apply to the 2021-2022 academic year and are subject to change. Fees do not include books (unless specifically noted), supplies or living costs.

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