Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Health Studies – General (Arts) – Bachelor of Arts

Subject:  Administered by the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies.
Plan:  Consists of 36.0 units as described below.
Program:  The Plan, with sufficient electives to total 90.0 units, will lead to a Bachelor of Arts Degree.

1. Core
A. Complete the following:
HLTH 101Social Determinants of Health3.00
HLTH 102Personal Health and Wellness3.00
B. Complete the following:
ANAT 101Introductory Human Anatomy3.00
C. Complete the following:
HLTH 205Introduction to Health Promotion3.00
2. Option
A. HLTH_Gen/Min_Options at the 300 level or above3.00
B. HLTH_Gen/Min_Options at the 200 level or above15.00
3. Supporting
A. Complete the following:
PSYC 100Principles of Psychology6.00
Elective Courses54.00
Total Units90.00

4. Substitutions

A. ANAT 100 Anatomy of the Human Body may be substituted for ANAT 101 Introductory Human Anatomy.

5. Notes 

A. A maximum of 6.0 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan Requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, LAW, NURS and courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

Health Studies Course Lists

The following lists contain courses offered through other Departments. In accordance with Academic Regulation 2.5 (Access to Classes), students do not have enrolment priority in all of these courses. Access to these courses may only be made available during the Open Enrolment period, and then only if space permits.


Option Courses in the Health Minor/General Plan
ECON 243The Economics of Health Care3.00
GPHY 229Place, Space, Culture and Social Life3.00
GPHY 349GIScience and Public Health3.00
HIST 228Global History of Pandemics3.00
HLTH 200Physical Fitness and Wellness3.00
HLTH 230Basic Human Nutrition3.00
HLTH 235Food Systems3.00
HLTH 237An Introduction to Drugs, Drug Use and Drug Dependence3.00
HLTH 270Movement Behaviours and Health3.00
HLTH 305Fundamentals of Health Policy3.00
HLTH 315Theory and Practice of Health Behaviour Change3.00
HLTH 323Epidemiology3.00
HLTH 331Advanced Human Nutrition3.00
HLTH 332Foundations for Understanding Disability: A Health Perspective3.00
HLTH 333Contemporary Issues in Human Sexuality3.00
HLTH 334Health, Illness and Society3.00
HLTH 350Topics in Global Health3.00
HLTH 351Health in Humanitarian Crises3.00
HLTH 397Special Topics in Health Studies3.00
HLTH 401Interprofessional Collaborative Education3.00
HLTH 402Disability Studies: Issues, Research and Policy3.00
HLTH 403Community Based Rehabilitation3.00
HLTH 404Global Studies of Social Inclusion, Community Participation and Mental Illness3.00
KNPE 225Advanced Human Physiology3.00
KNPE 265Psychology of Sport and Exercise3.00
KNPE 335Healthy Aging3.00
KNPE 337Physical Activity Promotion for Children and Youth3.00
KNPE 365Motivational Interviewing for Physical Activity Behaviour Change3.00
KNPE 366Race, Sport and Physical Activity3.00
KNPE 433Global Sport and Disability3.00
LLCU 327Sickness and Health - Cultural Representations in Medical Discourse3.00
PHIL 201Philosophy and Medicine3.00
PHIL 203Science and Society3.00
PHIL 301Bioethics3.00
PSYC 332Health Psychology3.00