The dynamic field of Health Promotion has been growing over the last decade and is now a critical emphasis within the public and private sectors. Health Promotion, which can be described as 'making the healthier choice the easier choice', is a multi-dimensional field of study that helps students acquire health-related knowledge in both the social sciences and life sciences. Students interested in careers in health program development, community health, and public health education should explore the Honors Specialization Health Promotion.
Honors Specialization in Health Promotion
In order to progress into the Honors Specialization in Health Promotion after first year, students must achieve the following:
- Minimum grade of 70% in each of Health Sciences 1001A/B, 1002A/B and 1110A/B
- Minimum grade of 60% in Biology 1201A and 1202B (or Biology 1001A and 1002B)
- Minimum cumulative average of 70%
- No course grade below 50% in any subject
NOTE: Due to the limited spaces available in the programs offered by the School of Health Studies, meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission.
The Academic Calendar Information below is intended to assist students with program planning. Students are responsible for ensuring their course selection meets their module and degree requirements.