Rady Faculty of Health Sciences - Health Sciences

View the entire First Year Planning Guide online

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 Health Sciences program page.

B.H.Sc. Bachelor of Health Sciences

First Year Courses Credit Hours
BIOL 1020 Biology 1: Principles and Themes 3
BIOL 1030 Biology 2: Biological Diversity, Function and Interactions 3
BIOL 1410 Anatomy of the Human Body 3
BIOL 1412 Physiology of the Human Body 3
CHEM 1300 Structure and Modelling in Chemistry 3
CHEM 1310 Introduction to Physical Chemistry 3
PSYC 1200 Introduction to Psychology 6
STAT 1000 (M) Basic Statistical Analysis 1 3
Electives 3
Total Credit Hours 30

TIPS FOR CHOOSING COURSES:

  • If balancing admission to Health 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.
  • BIOL 1020, BIOL 1030, CHEM 1300, CHEM 1310, PSYC 1200, 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) and either NATV 1220 (W) or NATV 1240 (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:

  • Biology 40S minimum 50% recommended.
  • Chemistry 40S minimum 50% required.
  • Math 40S (Pre-Calculus or Applied) minimum 50% required.

MINIMUM TIME TO GRADUATION:

  • 4 years (120 credit hours).

NEED MORE INFORMATION?

back to top

May 2017
First Year Planning Guide