Honours BA Health Studies in Combination with another Honours BA Program

The combined Honours Health Studies program 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 6.0 senior credits within the Honours BA Health Studies program. 


Students must complete all required courses (8.5 credits).

Students who are required to take research methods and statistics courses in their second honours program should seek academic advice to avoid duplication.

Required Health Studies Courses: (7.5 credits)
HS101 - Physical Determinants of Health
HS102 - An Introduction to Public Health
HS200 - Social Determinants of Health
HS201 - Canadian Health Care Systems
HS203/SOJE203 - Disease and Society
HS220 - Epidemiology and Public Health
HS227/SOJE227 - Aging: Realities and Myths
HS314 - Health Education and Promotion
HS321 - Health Program Evaluation
HS322 - Health Policy
HS324 - Biostatistics
HS325 - Qualitative Methods in Health Research
HS401 - Current Developments in the Health Professions
or HS402 - Health Studies Practicum
HS408 - Power, Politics and Health

Required Indigenous Studies Courses: (1.0 credits) 

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

Degree Program Electives: An additional 11.5 credits toward the degree total of 20.0 credits, which includes the second honours BA major. All students must complete the Foundations curriculum (2.0 credits): BF190, BF199, BF290, BF299.

Additional Information
Program Notes

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