Honours Bachelor of Arts and Science in Applied Health Sciences

The Honours BASc in Applied Health Sciences consists of 20.0 credits, of which not more than 7.0 may be at the 100 level.

Students must complete 16.0 credits including all required courses (14.0 credits), plus a minimum of 1.0 additional Health Studies credits and 1.0 additional Applied Health Sciences credits.

Required Courses: (14.0 credits)
BF190 - Modernity and the Contemporary World
BF290 - Academic Literacy: Social Sciences
BI110 - Unifying Life Processes
BI111 - Biological Diversity and Evolution
BI236 - Cell Biology
CH110 - Fundamentals of Chemistry I
CH111 - Fundamentals of Chemistry II
HS101 - Physical Determinants of Health
HS102 - An Introduction to Public Health
HS200 - Social Determinants of Health
HS201 - Canadian Health Care Systems
HS202 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I
HS203 - Disease and Society
HS204 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II
HS206 - Genetics and the Human Genome
HS211 - Occupational Health and Safety
HS220 - Epidemiology and Public Health
HS266 - Health and Nutrition
HS300 - Infection and Immunity
HS315 - Pathophysiology
HS322 - Health Policy
HS324 - Biostatistics
HS401 - Current Developments in the Health Professions
HS402 - Health Studies Practicum
HS408 - Power, Politics and Health
ID120 - Introduction to Indigenous Studies
ID386 - Indigenous Psychology

Plus 1.0 Additional Applied Health Sciences credits selected from the following:
CH202 - Organic Chemistry I: Fundamentals
CH250 - Introductory Biochemistry
HS103 - Introduction to Forensic Science
HS304 - Nutrition and Metabolism
HS308 - Parasitology for Public Health
HS326 - Human Pharmacology
HS333 - Forensic Laboratory Methods I
HS334 - Forensic Laboratory Methods II
HS340 - Advanced Human Anatomy and Physiology
HS409 - Infection Control and Prevention

Plus 1.0 Additional Health Studies credits selected from the following:
HS208 - Autism: Advocacy, Policy and Practice
HS219 - Critical Disabilities Studies
HS250 - Medicalization
HS302 - Issues in Mental Health
HS303 - Environment and Health
HS307 - Child and Youth Health
HS314 - Health Education and Promotion
HS321 - Health Program Evaluation
HS325 - Qualitative Methods in Health Research
HS331 - Gerontology
HS344 - Health and Gender
HS405 - Special Topics in Health
HS410 - Death and Dying
HS412 - Directed Studies

Additional Information

  1. For progression and graduation, a minimum cumulative overall GPA of 6.0 is required.
  2. Students who successfully completed all credits of the program (20.0), but who cannot graduate because their GPA is insufficient, have the option of receiving a General Bachelor of Arts and Science degree if they have achieved a minimum cumulative overall GPA of 4.00.
  3. Students in Honours Bachelor of Arts and Science in Applied Health Sciences are excluded from completing the Health Studies minor.