Bachelor of Arts (Community Health - Pass Only)

Faculty of Applied Health Sciences




Bachelor of Arts (Community Health - Pass Only)

 

Program Name:
Community Health
OUAC Code:
BAH
Degree:
Bachelor of Arts (BA)
Program:
3-Year Bachelor of Arts (Pass) in Community Health
Program Description:
  • Are you interested in a health-related career?
  • Do you enjoy working with people?
  • Are you interested in learning about the new epidemics and threats to health that the world will have to deal with next?
  • Do you believe there is more to health than just medicine?

If you are interested in learning the science and art of promoting health, preventing disease, and protecting and improving the health of a community, Community Health is the perfect choice.

Community Health is ideal if you are interested in receiving a broad, well-rounded understanding of health and wellness and if you are considering pursuing additional career-specific training in the health field health as it provides you with the important foundational knowledge and theories needed to pursue a career in the health field.

 Eligible students have the opportunity to complete a university degree (BA Community Health) and college diploma (Dental Hygiene or Pharmacy Technician) in four years.

What is unique about the Community Health degree at Brock?

  • Community Health students gain both the theoretical knowledge and the hands-on skills to help people improve their health and well- being.
  • Elective options in the program allow you to focus on health issues of interest to you and to tailor your degree to your own career and educational goals.
  • College articulation agreements created to offer a combined diploma in Dental Hygiene or Pharmacy Technician, and BA (Pass) Community Health.

 

Careers:
Graduates of the Community Health program work in a wide-range of health-related fields, helping individuals lead healthier lives and improving the health of communities. Here are just a few of the jobs held by our graduates:
  • Health Promoters, Managers and Health Inspectors with Public Health Departments
  • Coordinators and Managers of health research projects conducted by university researchers
  • Workplace Health Promoters and Health Service Coordinators with
  • community organizations, private industries, and public agencies
  • Respiratory Therapists, Medical Laboratory Science Professionals, Occupational Therapists, and Instructor Therapists
  • Teachers – at home and abroad
  • Some of our graduates have also chosen to further their education to become lawyers, chiropractors, doctors, dentists, or other allied health professionals.
 
* Please note that some careers may require additional professional or graduate qualifications.
 
Program Coordinator
If you have any questions about this program, Contact HLSC Advisor
 
Entrance Requirements:
Required 4U Subjects: English (ENG4U), one of Biology (SBI4U) or Chemistry (SCH4U).
Strongly recommended subjects: 12M Science (SNC4M) or Exercise Science (PSE4U), one 3U math.
 
Expected Cut-off:
Mid 70s
 
 
Program Plan:
To see the courses required for degree completion and read the full course descriptions Check the online Undergraduate Course Calendar
 
 
Faculty:
 
Department:
 
Level:
Undergraduate studies

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