Rady Faculty of Health Sciences - Max Rady College of Medicine: Family Social Sciences

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To see a program overview, learn about the unique opportunities offered to students within this degree, and to connect to admission and faculty resource links, review the Family Social Sciences program page.

B.H.Ecol (FSS) Bachelor or Human Ecology - Family Social Sciences

First Year Courses Credit Hours
FMLY 1000 Families in Contemporary Society 3
FMLY 1010 Human Development in the Family 3
FMLY 1012 Introduction to Social Development 3
FMLY 1420 Family Management Principles 3
ECON 1210 Introduction to Canadian Economic Issues and Policies or
ECON 1220 Introduction to Global Environmental Economic Issues and Policies or
ECON 1010 Introduction to Microeconomic Principles or
ECON 1020 Introduction to Macroeconomic Principles
3
PSYC 1200 Introduction to Psychology or
SOC 1200 Introductory Sociology
6
STAT 1000 (M) Basic Statistical Analysis 1 3

Faculty of Science Courses

3
Elective 3
Total Credit Hours 30

TIPS FOR CHOOSING COURSES:

  • If balancing admission to Family Social Sciences with other programs, note that 24 credit hours, including 6 credit hours from the Faculty of Arts and 6 credit hours from the Faculty of Science, is required.
  • FMLY 1000, FMLY 1010, FMLY 1012, FMLY 1420, and STAT 1000 (M) are prerequisites for required second year courses in the program.  It is recommended to complete these in first year, prior to admission.
  • Choose electives from the Recommended Introductory Courses list.
  • Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credit may be used to reduce the first year course load and as a prerequisite to 2000 level courses, where applicable.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FROM UNIVERSITY 1:

Minimum Credit Hours: 24 credit hours of specific coursework. See the Applicant Information Bulletin.
Minimum Course Load:

University 1 may be completed on a full-time or part-time basis.

All admission requirements for Fall applicants must be met by the end of April in the year of application.

All admission requirements for Winter applicants must be met by the end of August in the year of application.

W Requirement: Not required for admission.  Will be met by HMEC 2000 (W) in Year 2 of the program.
M Requirement: Not required for admission.  Will be met by STAT 1000 (M), when completed.
Minimum GPA:

2.00.

Additional Requirements:

None.

Selection Criteria:

Grades only.

HIGH SCHOOL PREREQUISITES FOR UNIVERSITY-LEVEL COURSES:

  • Math 40S minimum 50% required.

MINIMUM TIME TO GRADUATION:

  • 4 years (120 credit hours).

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May 2017
First Year Planning Guide