Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2013/2014
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Honours Bachelor of Arts and Science in Health Studies

The Honours BASc in Health Studies consists of 20.0 credits, of which not more than 7.0 may be at the 100 level. The program must include a minimum of 10.5 senior credits within the Honours BASc Health Studies program.

Students must complete all required courses (9.5 credits), plus a minimum of 4.0 additional credits, at least 1.0 of which must be at the 400 level. All students in the program must complete the Brantford Foundations curriculum (2.0 credits): BF190, BF199, BF290, BF299.

Required Courses: (9.5 credits)
BI110 - Unifying Life Processes
BI111 - Biological Diversity and Evolution
BI236 - Cell and Molecular Biology
CH110 - Fundamentals of Chemistry I
CH111 - Fundamentals of Chemistry II
CT203/HS203 - Disease and Society
HS200 - Social Determinants of Health
HS201 - Canadian Health Care Systems
HS202 - Human Anatomy and Physiology I
HS204 - Human Anatomy & Physiology II
HS206 - Genetics and the Human Genome
HS227/CT227 - Aging: Realities and Myths
HS300 - Infection and Immunity
HS304 - Nutrition and Metabolism
HS315 - Pathophysiology
HS320 - Principles of Epidemiology
HS322 - Health Policy: Social and Political Forces in Health Care Systems
HS324 - Biostatistics
MA100 - Introductory Calculus for the Natural Sciences

Additional Courses: (minimum 4.0 credits)
CH202 - Organic Chemistry I: Fundamentals
CT202 - Science and its Critics
CT208 - Foundations of Scientific Inquiry
CT212 - Environmental Issues and Responses
CT370 - Gender Theories and Cultures
HR219/HS219 - Critical Disabilities Studies
HR329/HS329 - Global Health and Social Justice
HS205 - Medicine and Society
HS250 - Conceptualizing Medicalization: Midwifery and the Health Care System
HS302 - Issues in Mental Health
HS303 - Environment and Health
HS305 - Development of the Health Professions
HS307 - Child and Youth Health
HS311 - Diversity and Aging
HS314 - Health Promotion
HS321 - Health Care Evaluation
HS330 - Disasters and Public Health
HS331 - Gerontology
HS344 - Health and Gender
HS346 - An Introduction to Chinese Medicine
HS347 - The Body
HS401* - Current Developments in Health Studies
HS402* - Health Studies Practicum
HS403 - Understanding Health Behaviours
HS405 - Special Topics in Health
HS406 - Urban Health
HS407 - Art and Health
HS408 - Health and Social Theory: Health, Illness and Medicine as Culture
HS410 - Death and Dying
HS411 - Critical Perspectives on Health and Sexuality
HS412 - Directed Studies
MA101 - Calculus I for the Natural Sciences
PP217 - Medical Ethics