Academic Calendar 2022-2023

Health Studies – Joint Honours (Arts) – Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

HLTH[----]-A or [----]HLTH-A (where [----] is a second subject of study)

Subject:  Administered by the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies.
Plan:  Consists of 48.00 units as described below.
Program:  *The Plan, in combination with a Joint Honours Plan in another subject, and with sufficient electives to total 120.00 units (114.00 units for students admitted prior to September 2017), will lead to a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree.

Requirements for this program have been modified. Please consult the 2021-2022 Calendar for the previous requirements.

1. Core
A. Complete the following:
HLTH 101Social Determinants of Health3.00
HLTH 102Personal Health and Wellness3.00
B. Complete 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Anatomy of the Human Body
Introductory Human Anatomy
C. Complete the following:
KNPE 125Introduction to Human Physiology3.00
D. Complete the following:
HLTH 205Introduction to Health Promotion3.00
HLTH 252Introduction to Research Methods3.00
E. Complete 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Introduction to Statistics
F. Complete the following:
HLTH 305Fundamentals of Health Policy3.00
HLTH 315Theory and Practice of Health Behaviour Change3.00
2. Option
A. Complete 6.00 units from the following course list:6.00
HLTH_Joint_Honours_Options at the 300-level or above
B. Complete 9.00 units from the following course list:9.00
HLTH_Joint_Honours_Options at the 200-level or above
3. Supporting
A. Complete the following:
PSYC 100Principles of Psychology6.00
*Elective Courses72.00
Total Units120.00

4. Notes

A. A maximum of 6.00 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 Joint Honours Plan
DEVS 355AIDS, Power, and Poverty3.00
ECON 243The Economics of Health Care3.00
ENSC 420Gender and Environments3.00
GNDS 325Indigenous Meanings of Reproduction and Health3.00
GPHY 229Place, Space, Culture and Social Life3.00
GPHY 336Geography, the Environment and Human Health3.00
GPHY 339Medical Geography3.00
GPHY 349GIScience and Public Health3.00
HIST 228Global History of Pandemics3.00
HLTH 200Physical Health and Exercise Programming3.00
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 300Community-Based Practicum3.00
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 352Research Skills Development Practicum3.00
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 Health3.00
HLTH 416Program Planning and Evaluation3.00
HLTH 417Community-Based Programming and Evaluation3.00
HLTH 437Seminar on Harm Reduction3.00
HLTH 445Critical Health Promotion3.00
HLTH 455Health and Built Environments3.00
HLTH 493Advanced Topics in Health Studies I3.00
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 338Field Course in Kinesiology and Health Studies3.00
KNPE 365Motivational Interviewing for Physical Activity Behaviour Change3.00
KNPE 366Race, Sport and Physical Activity3.00
KNPE 400Professional Issues in Allied Health3.00
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


Statistic Course Options
BIOL 243Introduction to Statistics3.00
CHEE 209Analysis Of Process Data3.00
COMM 162Managerial Statistics3.00
ECON 250Introduction to Statistics3.00
GPHY 247Introduction to Statistics3.00
KNPE 251Introduction to Statistics3.00
NURS 323Introduction to Statistics3.00
POLS 285Introduction to Statistics3.00
PSYC 202Statistics in Psychology3.00
SOCY 211Introduction to Statistics3.00
STAM 200Introduction to Statistics3.00
STAT 263Introduction to Statistics3.00
STAT 367Engineering Data Analysis4.00