Bachelor of Arts (Child Health - Honours Only)

Applied Health Sciences - Department of Health Sciences

Bachelor of Arts (Child Health - Honours Only)

 

Program Name:
Child Health
OUAC Code:
BHL
Degree:
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Program:
4-year Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Child Health
Program Description:

This unique four-year program is for individuals who hope to develop a career working with children in a health-related profession.

What is unique about Child Health at Brock?

  • This degree is the only one of its kind in Canada
  • Draws on the strengths of the departments of Health Sciences and Child and Youth Studies
  • Designed to meet the needs of students interested in the health, wellness, and development of children and adolescents.
  • Fourth year internships allow you to gain practical experience in a health- related profession of your choice primarily concerned with children.
  • Students have opportunities to become research assistants and to participate in faculty supervised independent studies

This degree is the only one of its kind in Canada and draws on the strengths of the Departments of Health Sciences and Child and Youth Studies to provide a degree designed to meet the needs of students interested in the health, wellness, and development of children and adolescents.

If you plan to pursue a career in a specific health profession, you may wish to team up this degree with our one-of-a-kind MED Plus program.

 

Careers:
Our graduates have gone on to careers as:
  • School Teacher
  • Pediatric Occupational Therapist
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Health Promoter
  • Early Childhood Educator
 
What are graduates of Child Health doing now?
  • Child Life Specialist Program (McMaster)
  • Child Life Specialist (Windsor Hospital )
  • Education Consultant (A Plus Child Development)
  • Physical Health Activity Study Team Project Coordinator (Brock University )
  • Graduate Programs in Disability Studies (Brock and York University)
 
* Please note that some careers may require additional professional or graduate qualifications.
 
Program Coordinator
If you have any questions about this program, Contact the HLSC Advisor
 
Entrance Requirements:
Required 4U Subjects: English (ENG4U), Biology (SBI4U).
Strongly recommended subject: one 3U math.
 
Expected Cut-off:
Low 80s
 
Program Plan:
To see the courses required for degree completion and read the full course descriptions - Check the online Undergraduate Course Calendar
 
 
Faculty:
Departments:
 
Level:
Undergraduate studies