Health Sciences Bachelor of Science (BSc), Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU

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

  • Students can also complete an Honors or a Minor in Health Sciences
  • The Bachelor of Science program incorporates basic science courses (biology, chemistry, molecular biology and statistics) with HSCI courses about health and disease
  • Building on a solid base of basic biomedical and applied health science, students will receive advanced training in pharmacology, toxicology, pathophysiology and epidemiology, as well as molecular biology and genetics
  • 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
  • The Degree offers two concentrations. Students must choose either a concentration in Life Sciences or Population and Quantitative Health Sciences

Useful links when using this course planning worksheet:

SFU Calendar
SFU Department Website
BC Transfer Guide
Langara Diagnostic Tests

Life Sciences Concentration Requirements:

SFU Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

All of:

BISC 101 & 102

BISC 202

MBB 222 & 231

STAT 2011

 

8

3

6

3

All of:

BIOL 1115 & 1215

BIOL 2330

BIOL 2315 & 2415

STAT 11241

 

8

3

6

3

All of:

CHEM 121

CHEM 1222

CHEM 281

CHEM 282

 

4

2

4

2

All of:

CHEM 1120

CHEM 12202

CHEM 2216 or 2316

Unavailable

 

4

4

4

0

Both of:

HSCI 133

PHYS 1013

 

4

3

Both of:

HSCI 1130

PHYS 11013

 

3

4

Two of:

HSCI 211

HSCI 212

HSCI 214

HSCI 215

HSCI 216

 

3

3

3

3

3

Two of:

HSCI 2211

HSCI 2212

HSCI 2214

HSCI 2215

HSCI 2216

 

3

3

3

3

3

Both of:

MATH 154

MATH 155

 

3

3

Both of:

MATH 1175

MATH 1275

 

3

3

Electives4

 

Electives4

 



Population & Quantitative Health Sciences Concentration Requirements:

SFU Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

All of:

BISC 101 & 102

BISC 202

CHEM 121

HSCI 130

MATH 154

 

8

3

4

3

3

All of:

BIOL 1115 & 1215

BIOL 2330

CHEM 1120

HSCI 1130

MATH 1175

 

8

3

4

3

3

At least four of:

CHEM 1222

CHEM 281

CHEM 282

CMPT 120

ECON 103

ECON 105

MATH 155

PHYS 1013

 

2

4

2

3

3

3

3

3

At least four of:

CHEM 12202

CHEM 2216 or 2316

Unavailable

CPSC 1150

ECON 1220

ECON 1221

MATH 1275

PHYS 11013

 

4

4

0

3

3

3

3

4

One of:

STAT 2011

STAT 2031

 

3

3

One of:

STAT 11241

STAT 11241

 

3

3

At least three of:

HSCI 211

HSCI 212

HSCI 214

HSCI 215

HSCI 216

 

3

3

3

3

3

At least three of:

HSCI 2211

HSCI 2212

HSCI 2214

HSCI 2215

HSCI 2216

 

3

3

3

3

3

Electives4

 

Electives4

 

1 SFU STAT 203 (3), Q, or students may request SFU STAT 101 (3)-Q, or SFU STAT 201 (3)-Q instead.

2Langara CHEM 1220 (4) is equivalent to SFU CHEM 122 (2) & CHEM 126 (2) for a total of 4 credits

3Langara PHYS 1101 (4) is equivalent to SFU PHYS 101 (3) & SFU PHYS 132 (1) for a total of 4 credits

Students should consult an SFU Advisor to plan their electives. The electives should include SFU W/Q/B requirements
 
This course planning outline is created by the Langara College Counselling Department and is intended for use only as a guide. It is the students' responsibility to consult original sources to ensure accuracy.

Updated December 2019