Last updated: July 12, 2004 @ 08:03AM

Child Health
This program is co-ordinated by the Department of Community Health Sciences

John Hay

General Information

Administrative Assistant
Joanne Falovo

905-688-5550, extension 4228
Academic South 329

The BA Honours in Child Health is designed for students wishing to pursue careers concerned with the health of children as an educator or as a health professional following post graduate study. The program provides students with a biological, psychological and sociological overview of the major determinants of health from birth though adolescence.

Program Notes
  1. To proceed to year 2, students must achieve a minimum grade of 60 percent in CHSC 1F90 and MATH 1P98.
  2. At least one credit each year must be taken outside the Department of Community Health Sciences.
  3. In all 20 credit degree programs, at least 12 credits must be numbered
  4. 2(alpha)00 or above, six of which must be numbered 2(alpha)90 or above and of these, three must be numbered 3(alpha)90 or above.

Honours Program (only)

Year 1
·   CHSC 1F90
·   CHYS 1F90
·   one Humanities context credit (one of ENGL 1F91, 1F95, 1F97 recommended)
·   one Science context credit (BIOL 1F90 recommended)
·   MATH 1P98
·   one-half elective credit
Year 2
·   CHSC 2P09, 2P21, 2P50, 2P91 and 2Q07
·   CHYS 2F10, 2P35 and 2P38
·   one-half elective credit
Year 3
·   CHSC 3P50 and 3P80
·   CHSC 3Q07
·   one and one-half credits from CHSC 3P26, 3P27, CHYS 3P20, 3P35, 3P38, PSYC 3P23
·   SOCI 3P83
·   one and one-half elective credits
Year 4
·   CHSC 3P33 and 4P80
·   one and one-half credits from CHSC 4F90, 4P26, 4P59, 4P99
·   one credit from CHYS 3P26, 3P27, 3P44, 3P94
·   one and one-half elective credits (see program note 3)

Pass Program

Students who do not achieve honours standing (minimum 70 percent major average and a minimum 60 percent non-major average) after completion of the first three years may apply for the Community Health 3 Year (Pass) degree.

Description of Courses

See relevant calendar entry for course descriptions.