2021-2022 Undergraduate Calendar

Community Health  
This program is offered through the Department of Health Sciences Chair Paul LeBlanc Undergraduate Program Co-ordinator Maryann Polce-Gordon Experiential Education Co-ordinator Janet Westbury  
General Information Go to top of document
Administrative Assistant Mary Montgomery 905-688-5550, extension 4228 Academic South 329 brocku.ca/hlsc The Bachelor of Arts (Pass) Community Health program focuses on community health and wellness emphasizing health promotion and health assessment as well as program development and evaluation. This foundational degree provides a broad overview of societal trends and systems related to health issues. Early during undergraduate studies, it is the students' responsibility to research prerequisites for advanced courses as well as admission requirements for any post-graduate programs to which they may plan to apply.  
College Transfers Go to top of document
Graduates from some College programs may apply to Brock University and receive transfer credits towards obtaining a Bachelor of Arts (Pass) Community Health degree.  
Dental Hygiene Go to top of document
Students completing a Dental Hygiene diploma at any Ontario publicly-funded college, with a minimum 70 percent average, may earn up to 5.0 credits with Brock University towards a Bachelor of Arts (Pass) Community Health degree. Applications are made via OUAC 105 Application to Community Health (BAH). Applicants should contact the Office of the Registrar-Admissions department at Brock University for more information. Graduates of this program can gain employment not only as a Dental Hygienist, but also as a health promoter, administrator or researcher in a variety of dental and health-related fields.  
Cardiovascular Technology Go to top of document
Students completing a Cardiovascular Technology diploma at any publicly-funded college, with a minimum 70 percent average, may earn up to 5.0 credits with Brock University towards a Bachelor of Arts (Pass) Community Health degree. Applications are made via OUAC 105 Application to Community Health (BAH). Applicants should contact the Office of the Registrar - Admissions department at Brock University for more information. Graduates of this program can gain employment not only as a Cardiovascular Technologist, but also as a heath promoter, administrator or researcher in a variety of health-related fields.  
Massage Therapy Go to top of document
Students completing a Massage Therapy diploma at any Ontario publicly-funded college, with a minimum 70 percent average, may earn up to 5.0 credits with Brock University towards a Bachelor of Arts (Pass) Community Health degree. Applications are made via OUAC 105 Application to Community Health (BAH). Applicants should contact the Office of the Registrar-Admissions department at Brock University for more information. Graduates of this program can gain employment not only as a Massage Therapist, but also as a health promoter, administrator or researcher in a variety of massage and health-related fields.  
Pharmacy Technician Go to top of document
Students completing a Pharmacy Technician diploma at any Ontario publicly-funded college, with a minimum 70 percent average, may earn up to 5.0 credits with Brock University towards a Bachelor of Arts (Pass) Community Health degree. Applications are made via OUAC 105 Application to Community Health (BAH). Applicants should contact the Office of the Registrar-Admissions department at Brock University for more information. Graduates of this program can gain employment not only as a Pharmacy Technician, but also as a health promoter, administrator or researcher in a variety of pharmacy and health-related fields.  
Program Notes Go to top of document
1.  To proceed to year 2, students must achieve a minimum grade of 60 percent in HLSC 1F90 and one of MATH 1F92, 1P98, 1P99, and have a minimum 60 percent major average and a minimum 60 percent overall average. To continue in the program after second year, students must achieve and maintain a minimum 60 percent major average and a minimum 60 percent overall average.  
2.  BIOL 1F25, 1P27, 1P28, 1P91 or 1P92 are recommended for students in the Community Health program.  
3.  At least one credit each year must be taken outside the Department of Health Sciences. Suggested electives include CANA 1F91, COMM 1P96, 1P97, CHYS 1F90, ENSU 2P01, 2P02, GEOG 1F90, HIST 1P90, IASC 1F02, INDG 1F90, PSYC 1F90, SOCI 1F90, TOUR 1P91, 1P92, WGST 1F90.  
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In 15 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; and the remaining credits must be numbered 2(alpha)00 or above.

In some circumstances, in order to meet university degree and program requirements, more than 15 credits may be taken.

 
Pass Program Go to top of document
Year 1
- HLSC 1F90
- one credit from MATH 1F92, MATH 1P98 and one-half elective credit, MATH 1P99 and one-half elective credit
- one Humanities context credit
- one Sciences context credit (see program note 2)
- one elective credit (see program notes 1 and 3)
Year 2
- HLSC 2P07, 2P21, 2P27 and 2P49
- one and one-half credits from HLSC 2P00, 2P02, 2P09, 2P40, 2P50, 2P60, 2P65, 2P90, 2P91, 2P95, 2P96, 2P98
- one and one-half elective credits (see program notes 1 and 4)
Year 3
- HLSC 3P37, 3P50 and 3Q20
- two credits from HLSC 3P07, 3P21, 3P25, 3P26, 3P52, 3P68, 3P80, 3P92, 3P94, 3P96, 3Q21, 3Q90, 3Q97, 4P03, 4P04, 4P59
- one and one-half elective credits (see program note 4)
 
Minor Program Go to top of document
Minor in Gerontology Consult the Recreation and Leisure entry for a listing of program requirements.  
Description of Courses Go to top of document
See relevant calendar entry for course descriptions.  
Last updated: February 12, 2021 @ 07:35AM