Last updated: November 22, 2010 @ 02:16PM

Health Sciences

This program is offered through the Department of Community Health Sciences

Terrance J. Wade

Undergraduate Program Co-ordinator

General Information

Administrative Assistant
Joanne Boucher

905-688-5550, extension 4228
Academic South 329

The Honours BSc in Health Sciences prepares students for careers in health professions with a bio-science perspective. This pre-health professional degree allows students to meet the requirements of postgraduate programs in medicine and the allied health professions.

Program Notes
  1. To proceed to year 2, students must achieve a minimum 70 percent major average with a minimum grade of 60 percent in CHSC 1F90 and MATH 1P98.
  2. The following courses are available for science credits: CHSC 2F95, 2P07, 2P09, 3P07, 3P09, 3P19, 3P51, 3P90, 3P91, 3P93, 3P97, 4P07, 4P19, 4P41, 4P95, 4P97.
  3. The following courses are not available for science credit: ASTR 1P01, 1P02, 1P02, BIOL 1F25, CHEM 1P00, ERSC 1F90, 1P92, PHYS 1P21, 1P22, 1P23, SCIE 1P50, 1P51.
  4. In 20 credit degree programs a maximum of eight credits may be numbered 1(alpha)00 to 1(alpha)99; at least three credits must be numbered 2(alpha)90 or above; at least three credits must be numbered 3(alpha)90 or above; and the remaining credits must be numbered 2(alpha)00 or above.

Honours Program (only)

Year 1
·   CHSC 1F90
·   BIOL 1F90
·   CHEM 1F92
·   MATH 1P98
·   one Humanities context credit (one ENGL credit recommended)
·   one-half elective credit

Year 2
·   CHSC 2F95, 2P07, 2P09 and 2P27
·   BIOL 2P97
·   one Science elective credit numbered 2(alpha)00-2(alpha)99 (see program notes 2 and 3)
·   one elective credit

Year 3
·   CHSC 2P21, 3P09, 3P07, 3P19 and 3P97
·   one CHSC credit
·   one and one-half Science elective credits (see program notes 2 and 3)

Year 4
·   CHSC 4P50, 4P95 and 4P99
·   one CHSC credit numbered 3(alpha)90 or above
·   one and one-half credits from Science courses numbered 2(alpha)90 or above (see program notes 2 and 3)
·   one elective credit

Description of Courses

See relevant calendar entry for course descriptions.