Honours BA Health Studies

The Honours BA in Health Studies consists of 20.0 credits, of which not more than 7.0 may be at the 100 level. The program must include a minimum of 9.0 senior credits, within the honours BA Health Studies program.

Required Health Studies Courses: (11.5 credits)

BF190 - Modernity and the Contemporary World
BF290 - Academic Literacy: Social Sciences
HS101 - Physical Determinants of Health
HS102 - An Introduction to Public Health
HS200 - Social Determinants of Health
HS201 - Canadian Health Care Systems
HS203 - Disease and Society
HS211 - Occupational Health and Safety
HS220 - Epidemiology and Public Health
OL233 - Introduction to Social Science Research Methods/CC233 - Introduction to Social Science Research Methods/HS233 - Introduction to Social Science Research Methods
HS266 - Health and Nutrition
HS302 - Issues in Mental Health
HS303 - Environment and Health
HS314 - Health Education and Promotion
HS321 - Health Program Evaluation
HS322 - Health Policy
HS324 - Biostatistics
HS325 - Qualitative Methods in Health Research
HS344 - Health and Gender
HS401 - Current Developments in the Health Professions
HS402 - Health Studies Practicum
HS408 - Power, Politics and Health

Required Indigenous Studies Courses: (1.0 Credit) 

SOJE120 - Introduction to Indigenous Studies/ID120 - Introduction to Indigenous Studies
ID386 - Indigenous Psychology

Additional Health Courses:
Required Courses (1.0 Credit):
HS103 - Introduction to Forensic Science
HS202 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I
HS204 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II
HS208 - Autism: Advocacy, Policy and Practice
HS219 - Critical Disabilities Studies/HR219 - Critical Disabilities Studies
HS250 - Medicalization
HS300 - Infection and Immunity
HS304 - Nutrition and Metabolism
HS307 - Child and Youth Health
HS308 - Parasitology for Public Health
HS315 - Pathophysiology
HS326 - Human Pharmacology
HS331 - Gerontology
HS333 - Forensic Laboratory Methods I
HS334 - Forensic Laboratory Methods II
HS340 - Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology
HS405 - Special Topics in Health
HS409 - Infection Control and Prevention
HS410 - Death and Dying
HS412 - Directed Studies

Degree Program Electives: An additional 6.5 credits toward the degree total of 20.0 credits.

Additional Information

  1. Refer to the University Regulations chapter for progression and course regulations and the earlier section regarding Regulations for All Honours Programs.
  2. Students completing the Honours Health Studies program are excluded from completing the Honours Health Management program.