Global Health (BA, BSc) Courses

BA and BSc (Honours) Degree in Global Health Program Requirements

Transfer credit waiver might apply for some of these courses depending on the applicant’s previous academic record.

Required Core Courses (48 credits)

HH/IHST 1001 3.00 – Human Anatomy and Physiology for Health I
HH/IHST 1002 3.00 – Human Anatomy and Physiology for Health II
HH/IHST 1010 3.00 – Foundations of Global Health Studies
HH/IHST 2000 3.00 – Global Health Policy: Power and Politics
HH/IHST 2010 6.00 – Global Health Research Methods and Measurement
HH/IHST 2100 3.00 – Chronic Diseases and Care
HH/IHST 2200 3.00 – Determinants of Health: Local to Global
HH/IHST 3000 3.00 – Epidemiological Approaches to Health Care
HH/IHST 3100 3.00 – Communicable Diseases and Care
HH/IHST 3545 3.00 – Promoting Global Health
HH/IHST 3740 3.00 – Health Care Planning for Communities
HH/IHST 4010 3.00 – Health Care Ethics
HH/IHST 4100 3.00 – Program Evaluation
HH/IHST 4200 3.00 – Global Health Governance and Leadership
HH/IHST 4510 3.00 – Health and Human Rights

BA and BSc (Specialized Honours) Degree in Global Health Program Requirements

The Specialized Honours option includes the same core courses as the Honours program, plus two additional courses: IHST 4300 9.0 and IHST 4400 3.0.

Transfer credit waiver might apply for some of these courses depending on the applicant’s previous academic record.

Required Core Courses (60 credits)

HH/IHST 1001 3.00 – Human Anatomy and Physiology for Health I
HH/IHST 1002 3.00 – Human Anatomy and Physiology for Health II
HH/IHST 1010 3.00 – Foundations of Global Health Studies
HH/IHST 2000 3.00 – Global Health Policy: Power and Politics
HH/IHST 2010 6.00 – Global Health Research Methods and Measurement
HH/IHST 2100 3.00 – Chronic Diseases and Care
HH/IHST 2200 3.00 – Determinants of Health: Local to Global
HH/IHST 3000 3.00 – Epidemiological Approaches to Health Care
HH/IHST 3100 3.00 – Communicable Diseases and Care
HH/IHST 3545 3.00 – Promoting Global Health
HH/IHST 3740 3.00 – Health Care Planning for Communities
HH/IHST 4010 3.00 – Health Care Ethics
HH/IHST 4100 3.00 – Program Evaluation
HH/IHST 4200 3.00 – Global Health Governance and Leadership
HH/IHST 4510 3.00 – Health and Human Rights
HH/IHST 4300 9.00 – Integrated Global Health Practicum
HH/IHST 4400 3.00 – Applied Global Health Research Capstone

In addition, students must take at least 21 credits selected in consultation with the program coordinator developing an area of concentration. Concentrations are as follows:

  • Global e-Health
  • Global Health Policy, Management and Systems
  • Global Health: Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
  • Global Health and the Environment