Biomedical Sciences Concentration: Program Planning (Post September 2018)
See notes section listed below the chart.

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Year 1
   
BIOL 1020

3

Biology 1 Principles and Themes
BIOL 1030  3 Biology 2 Biological Diversity, Function and Interaction
BIOL 1410 3 Anatomy of the Human Body
BIOL 1412 3 Physiology of the Human Body
CHEM 1300 3 Chemistry: Structure & Modeling in Chemistry
CHEM 1310 3 Chemistry: An Introduction to Physical Chemistry
PSYC 1200 6 Introduction to Psychology
STAT 1000 3 Basic Statistical Analysis
Free Elective2 3 Course Title:

Year 2

   
ECON 1210 OR  3 Introduction to Canadian Economic Issues and Policies
ECON 1220 

3

Introduction  to Global and Environmental Economic
Issues and Policies
 
GMGT 2070 OR 

3

Organizational Behaviour 
LEAD 2010  3  Learning to Lead 
HEAL 2600  3  Integration of Health Determinants of Individuals
HNSC 2000 OR  3 Research Methods and Presentation
PSYC 2250  3 Introduction to Psychological Research
HNSC 1210  3 Nutrition for Health and Changing Lifestyles
NATV 1220 OR  3 Indigenous Peoples in Canada Part 1
NATV 1240 OR  3 Indigenous Peoples in Canada Part 2
NATV 3240  3 Indigenous Medicine and Health
PHIL 2740  3 Ethics and Biomedicine
Program Elective3  3 Course Title:
Program Elective3  3 Course Title:
Free Elective2  3 Course Title:

Year 3

   
FMLY 3750  3 Fundamentals of Health Promotion
FMLY 3780 OR  3 Introduction to the Development of Programs for Children and Families
FMLY 3790  3 Introduction to the Evaluation of Programs for Children and Families
HEAL 3000  3  Introduction to Social Epidemiology
HEAL 3600  3 Integration of Health Determinants for Communities4
Program Elective3  3 Course Title: BIOL 2520 (Pre-req: BIOL 1030)
Program Elective3  3 Course Title: CHEM 2360 (Pre-req: CHEM 1310 and BIOL 1030)
Program Elective3  3 Course Title: HEAL 3610 (Pre-req: BIOL 2520 and CHEM 2360)
Program Elective3  3 Course Title:
Program Elective3 3 Course Title:
Program Elective3   3 Course Title: 

Year 4

   
HEAL 4600  3 Integration: Canada & World Focus4
HEAL 4620  3  Health Sciences Capstone
Program Elective3  3 Course Title: HEAL 4630 (Pre-req: HEAL 3610)
Program Elective3 6 Course Title: HEAL 4640 (Pre-req: HEAL 3610 and HEAL 4630)
Program Elective3  3 Course Title:
Program Elective3  3 Course Title:
Free Elective2  3 Course Title:
Free Elective2  3 Course Title:
Free Elective2  3 Course Title:

Notes:

1 Check and consult the University Calendar for former course numbers, other equivalents, and for prerequisites.

2 Free electives are the students’ choice. To graduate, the student must include: 18 credit hours of free electives. However, students may need to use a free elective as a prerequisite before completing a program elective.

3 Program electives must be taken from the approved electives list.

For further information, see the Academic Advisor.

For the Biomedical Concentration:

Only students registered in the B.H. Sc. degree program may complete a Biomedical Sciences Concentration.

A written statement must be submitted to the Undergraduate Program Advisor by May 15 declaring an interest in obtaining the concentration, following completion of HEAL 3610. Students will normally be informed whether they have been accepted into the concentration by mid-June. In order to be eligible for the concentration students require a minimum grade of B in HEAL 3610. Normally, enrolment will be limited to up to the 24 eligible students who have achieved the highest degree GPAs after completion of HEAL 3610.

It is recommended that students accepted into the Biomedical Sciences Concentration complete PHAC 4030 and PHAC 4040 as 6 credit hours of the Science electives.

Courses required for the Biomedical Sciences Concentration could count toward 18 of the 36 credit hours of approved elective course work to be completed in Years 3 and 4 of the B.H.Sc. degree.

Registration in HEAL 4630 and HEAL 4640 is restricted to students accepted into the Biomedical Sciences Concentration and requires permission of the Instructor. Registration in these courses must be confirmed by the Undergraduate Student Advisor.

HEAL 3610 will be offered as an elective course for all students in the B.H.Sc. degree.


To graduate, the student must include 36 credit hours of program electives from an approved list. This includes:

It is advisable to thoroughly plan your four year program and speak to the Undergraduate Program Advisor for guidance in choosing courses.

Program electives should be planned strategically and upon entering the Interdisciplinary Health Program. Additional prerequisites may be required for higher level courses. The table below is for course planning.

36 Credit Hours of Program Electives: of which 24 credit hours must be from the 3000 or 4000 level

21 credit hours of the 36 credit hours must come Science courses

4The Integration courses: HEAL 2600, HEAL 3600, & HEAL 4600 are offered in case-study format in years 2, 3 and 4.

*In the event of discrepancies with this document and the Academic Calendar, the Academic Calendar will prevail.
*You must have the prerequisites for any course you take. We will not override prerequisites in order to allow you to progress more quickly.