Minor in Health Sciences

The Minor in Health Sciences provides students with an interdisciplinary health perspective to better understand the experiences of individuals and populations both in Canada and around the world.  Students are exposed to the interactions of bioscience, social and environmental health determinants and their combined influences on health, disease, disability, longevity and health equity.

This program is offered in English and French.

 

Course List

The table below includes only discipline-specific courses. Please refer to the Academic Regulations for information on including a minor to your degree.

This program can be chosen only as a second study module as part of a 120-unit bachelor’s degree that allows a minor.

Direct admission is not possible.

Compulsory Courses
HSS 1100 Microbiology and Immunology 3 units
HSS 1101 Determinants of Health 3 units
HSS 2321 Sociopolitical and Economic Perspectives in Health 3 units
HSS 3103 Experience of Illness, Impairment and Disability 3 units
12 optional course units in health sciences (HSS) from the list of optional courses (below) 12 units
6 optional course units in health sciences (HSS) at the 3000 or 4000 level from the list of optional courses (below) 6 units
Total 30 units

 

List of Optional Courses
HSS 2102 Communication and Health 3 units
HSS 2104 Human Activity, Occupation and Health  3 units
HSS 2105 Understanding Mental Health 3 units
HSS 2121 History of Health Care  3 units
HSS 2305 Molecular Mechanisms of Disease 3 units
HSS 2516 La santé des francophones en situation minoritaire 3 units
HSS 3105 Global Citizenship and Health  3 units
HSS 3303 Environment and Health 3 units
HSS 3332 Technology and Health  3 units
HSS 4107 Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Death and Dying  3 units
HSS 4110 Population and Public Health 3 units
HSS 4111 Perspectives in Sexual and Reproductive Health 3 units
HSS 4324 Selected Topics in Health Sciences  3 units
HSS 4331 International Health  3 units

Course Scheduling Help

CODE TITLE 2019-20 2020-21 2021-22
HSS 1100 Microbiology and Immunology FALL | WINTER FALL | WINTER FALL | WINTER
HSS 1101 Determinants of Health FALL | WINTER FALL | WINTER FALL | WINTER
HSS 2102 Communication and Health FALL FALL FALL
HSS 2104 Human Activity, Occupation and Health FALL   FALL
HSS 2105 Understanding Mental Health   FALL  
HSS 2121 History of Health Care WINTER WINTER  
HSS 2305 Molecular Mechanisms of Disease FALL | WINTER FALL FALL
HSS 2321 Sociopolitical and Economic Perspectives in Health WINTER WINTER WINTER
HSS 3103 Experience of Illness, Impairment and Disability FALL | WINTER FALL | WINTER FALL | WINTER
HSS 3105 Global Citizenship and Health WINTER WINTER WINTER
HSS 3303 Environment and Health WINTER WINTER WINTER
HSS 3332 Technology and Health FALL FALL FALL
HSS 4101 Development and Evaluation of Health Programs WINTER WINTER WINTER
HSS 4102 Developmental Origins of Health and Disease FALL FALL FALL
HSS 4107 Interdisciplinary Perspectives On Death And Dying FALL FALL FALL
HSS 4110 Population and Public Health   WINTER WINTER
HSS 4111 Perspectives in Sexual and Reproductive Health WINTER   WINTER
HSS 4324  Selected Topics in Health Sciences WINTER   WINTER
HSS 4331 International Health FALL FALL FALL

 

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