Simon Fraser University offers a Bachelor of Arts degree with a Major in Health Sciences. Below are the lower division requirements.

  • Students can also complete an Honors, Joint Major, or a Minor in Health Sciences
  • This is a multi-disciplinary approach to the social, behavioural and biological determinants of health and disease
  • Students enrolling in HSCI courses at SFU must have a grade of C- or better in prerequisite courses and in the program's required courses

Useful links when using this course planning worksheet:

SFU Calendar
SFU Department Website
BC Transfer Guide
Langara Diagnostic Tests

 

SFU Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

HSCI 130

HSCI 100or BISC 101

4

3-4

HSCI 1130

Unavailable1

3

0

One of:

SA 101

SA 150

 

3

3

One of:

ANTH 1120

SOCI 1120 

 

3

3

One of:

STAT 201

STAT 203

3

3

One of:

STAT 1123

STAT 11242

 

3

3

At least one additional HSCI 100 division course

 3

At least one of:

HSCI 1120

HSCI 1130

HSCI 1140

HSCI 1160

HSCI 1180

 

3

3

3

3

3

At least four of:

HSCI 211

HSCI 212

HSCI 214

HSCI 215

HSCI 216


3

3

3

3

3

At least four of:

HSCI 2211

HSCI 2212

HSCI 2214

HSCI 2215

HSCI 2216

 

3

3

3

3

3

Electives2

 

Electives2

 

Footnotes:

1LANG BIOL 1115 (4) + BIOL 1215 (4) = SFU BISC 101 (3) + BISC 102 (3). Please note both LANG BIOL 1115 & 1215 must be taken to get credit for SFU BISC 101 (and you will get credit for SFU BISC 102 as well).

2Consider taking courses that will fulfill the SFU W/Q/B graduation requirements.

This course planning outline is created by the Langara College Counselling Department and is intended for use only as a guide. SFU's requirements are subject to change, and it is the students' responsibility to consult original sources to ensure accuracy.

Updated December 2019