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 Public Health and Data

Useful links when using this course planning worksheet:

SFU Calendar
SFU Department Website
BC Transfer Guide
Langara Diagnostic Tests

Life Sciences Concentration Lower Division Requirements:

SFU Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

All of:

BISC 101 & 102

BISC 202

MBB 222 & 231

STAT 201

 

8

3

6

3

All of:

BIOL 1115 & 1215

BIOL 2330

BIOL 2315 & 2415

STAT 1124

 

8

3

6

3

All of:

CHEM 121

CHEM 122

CHEM 281

CHEM 282

 

4

2

4

2

All of:

CHEM 1120

CHEM 1220

CHEM 2216 or 2316

Unavailable

 

4

4

4

0

Both of:

HSCI 133

PHYS 101

 

4

3

Both of:

HSCI 1130

PHYS 1101

 

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

In addition to the courses listed above, students should consult an SFU Advisor to plan their electives. The electives should include SFU W/Q/B requirements

Public Health and Data Concentration Lower Division Requirements:

SFU Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

All of:

BISC 101 & 102

CMPT 120

HSCI 130

HSCI 206

HSCI 207

HSCI 230

 

8

3

3

3

3

3

All of:

BIOL 1115 & 1215

CPSC 1150

HSCI 1130

Unavailable

Unavailable

Unavailable

 

8

3

3

-

-

-

One of:

MATH 151

MATH 154

MATH 157

 

3

3

3

One of:

MATH 1171

MATH 1175

MATH 1174

 

3

3

3

One of:

ENGL 111W

ENGL 112W

ENGL 113W

ENGL 114W

ENGL 115W

ENGL 199W

 

2

3

3

3

3

3

One of:

Unavailable

Unavailable

Unavailable

Unavailable

ENGL 1130

ENGL 1100

 

-

-

-

-

3

3

One of:

STAT 201

STAT 203

 

3

3

One of:

STAT 1123

STAT 1124

 

3

3

At least two of:

HSCI 204

HSCI 210

HSCI 211

HSCI 212

HSCI 214

HSCI 216

 

3

3

3

3

3

At least two of:

Unavailable

Unavailable

HSCI 2211

HSCI 2212

HSCI 2214

HSCI 2216

 

-

-

3

3

3

3

In addition to the courses listed above, 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 August 2022