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  • Allied Health Sciences

    The following courses are required as part of your Allied Health Sciences program:

    Semester 1

    6 credit hours

    HLSC 1701U

    Information Literacy and Written Communication for the Health Sciences

    HLSC 2700U

    Mathematical Reasoning in Health Sciences

    Semester 2

    6 credit hours

    HLSC 1811U

    Social Determinants of Health

    Elective*

     

    *Electives include any UOIT course:

    • for which a student has the required prerequisite(s)
    • that students are not precluded from taking by program restriction
    • that fits the student’s schedule.
  • Health Science

    The following courses are required as part of your Health Science program  Human Health Science specialization:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1010U

    Biology I: Molecular and Cellular Systems

    CHEM 1010U

    Chemistry I

    HLSC 1200U

    Anatomy and Physiology I

    HLSC 1701U

    Information Literacy and Written Communication for the Health Sciences

    HLSC 1810U

    Health Promotion and Healthy Active Living

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1020U

    Biology II: Diversity of Life and Principles of Ecology

    CHEM 1020U

    Chemistry II 

    HLSC 1201U

    Anatomy and Physiology II  

    HLSC 1811U

    Social Determinants of Health

    PSYC 1000U

    Introductory Psychology

    The following courses are required as part of your Health Science program - Public Health specialization:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1010U

    Biology I: Molecular and Cellular Systems

    HLSC 1200U

    Anatomy and Physiology I

    HLSC 1701U

    Information Literacy and Written Communication for the Health Sciences

    HLSC 1810U

    Health Promotion and Healthy Active Living

    Open elective

     

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1020U

    Biology II: Diversity of Life and Principles of Ecology

    HLSC 1201U

    Anatomy and Physiology II  

    HLSC 1811U

    Social Determinants of Health

    PSYC 1000U

    Introductory Psychology

    Open elective

     

    Note: Students may apply to the Public Health specialization or the Human Health Science specialization at the end of their first year of studies. Enrolment in the Human Health Science specialization is limited and admission is competitive. Students who are not successful in gaining a space in this specialization will have the option of entering the Public Health specialization. Students interested in applying for the Human Health Science specialization after first year, must enrol in CHEM 1010 and CHEM 1020 in the first year. Students interested in taking the Public Health specialization may take two electives instead.

  • Kinesiology

    The following courses are required as part of the Kinesiology program  Exercise Science specialization:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1010U

    Biology I: Molecular and Cellular Systems

    CHEM 1010U

    Chemistry I

    HLSC 1200U

    Anatomy and Physiology I

    HLSC 1701U

    Information Literacy and Written Communication for the Health Sciences

    HLSC 1810U

    Health Promotion and Healthy Active Living

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1020U

    Biology II: Diversity of Life and Principles of Ecology

    CHEM 1020U

    Chemistry II

    HLSC 1201U

    Anatomy and Physiology II  

    HLSC 1812U

    Socio-cultural Perspectives on Physical Activity and Health

    PSYC 1000U

    Introductory Psychology

    The following courses are required as part of the Kinesiology program - Health and Wellness specialization or the Generalist specialization:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1010U

    Biology I: Molecular and Cellular Systems

    HLSC 1200U

    Anatomy and Physiology I

    HLSC 1701U

    Information Literacy and Written Communication for the Health Sciences

    HLSC 1810U

    Health Promotion and Healthy Active Living

    Open elective**

     

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    HLSC 1201U

    Anatomy and Physiology II  

    HLSC 1812U

    Socio-cultural Perspectives on Physical Activity and Health

    PSYC 1000U

    Introductory Psychology

    Open elective**

     

    Open elective**

     

    **Open electives include any UOIT course:

    • for which a student has the required prerequisites;
    • that students are not precluded from taking by program restriction; and
    • that fits the student’s schedule

    Kinesiology program - Rehabilitation specialization:

    Students interested in applying to the Rehabilitation specialization can follow the Exercise Science specialization or Health and Wellness specialization in their first year of study. Students will have the option of applying to the Rehabilitation specialization following their first year of studies. More detail of the admission requirements can be found in the current undergraduate academic calendar.

  • Kinesiology diploma-to-degree

    If you completed the Fitness and Health Promotion diploma the following courses are required as part of your Kinesiology diploma-to-degree program course completion:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1010U

    Biology I: Molecular and Cellular Systems

    HLSC 1701U

    Information Literacy and Written Communication for the Health Sciences

    HLSC 1201U

    Anatomy and Physiology II

    HLSC 2401U

    Human Growth and Motor Development

    HLSC 2702U

    Quantitative Reasoning in Kinesiology

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    HLSC 1812U

    Socio-cultural Perspectives on Physical Activity and Health

    HLSC 2110U

    Foundations in Clinical and Exercise Biochemistry

    HLSC 3475U

    Intro to Injury Management

    HLSC 3481U

    Exercise Physiology

    HLSC 3711U

    Professional Ethics and Communication in Kinesiology

    Please refer to the Faculty of Health Sciences website for additional information regarding course requirements.  

    Note: The Kinesiology diploma-to-degree program is designed for students who have met the full requirements of an Ontario college diploma in Fitness and Health Promotion and have been awarded a block transfer of credits towards our Kinesiology program.

    If you completed the Occupational Therapy Assistant or Physiotherapy Assistant diploma, the following courses are required as part of your Kinesiology diploma-to-degree program course completion:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1010U

    Biology I: Molecular and Cellular Systems

    HLSC 1701U

    Information Literacy and Written Communication for the Health Sciences

    HLSC 2400U

    Introduction to Movement Neuroscience

    HLSC 2702U

    Quantitative Reasoning for Kinesiology

    HLSC 2462U

    Altered Physiology: Mechanisms of Disease I

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    HLSC 3475U

    Intro to Injury Management

    HLSC 2110U

    Foundations in Clinical and Exercise Biochemistry

    HLSC 3800U

    Critical Perspectives of Statistics in Health Sciences

    HLSC 3481U

    Exercise Physiology

    Open elective*

     

    *Open electives include any UOIT course:

    • for which a student has the required prerequisites
    • that students are not precluded from taking by program restriction
    • that fits the student’s schedule
  • Medical Laboratory Science

    The courses listed in the table below are required for your first year of study in the Medical Laboratory Science program:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1010U

    Biology I: Biology I: Molecular and Cellular Systems

    CHEM 1010U

    Chemistry I

    HLSC 1200U

    Anatomy and Physiology I

    HLSC 1701U

    Information Literacy and Written Communication for the Health Sciences

    Open elective*

     

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    CHEM 1020U

    Chemistry II

    HLSC 1201U

    Anatomy and Physiology II

    HLSC 2110U

    Foundations in Clinical and Exercise Biochemistry

    MATH 1880U

    Mathematical Modelling for Health Science

    Open elective*

    *Open electives include any UOIT course:

    • for which a student has the required prerequisites
    • that students are not precluded from taking by program restriction
    • that fits the student’s schedule
  • Medical Laboratory Science – Bridge

    The Medical Laboratory Science Bridge program recognizes the significant and complementary technical skills of the three-year Biotechnology diploma by providing the opportunity for Durham and Fleming College graduates to apply this diploma toward a Bachelor of Health Sciences in Medical Laboratory Science.

    The courses listed in the table below are required for your first year of study in the Medical Laboratory Science  Bridge program:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    HLSC 2460U

    Pathophysiology I

    HLSC 3800U

    Critical Appraisal of Statistics in Health Science

    MLSC 1010U

    Introduction to Medical Laboratory Practice

    MLSC 2140U

    Medical Laboratory Science Bridge

    Elective

     

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    HLSC 2461U

    Pathophysiology II

    HLSC 3910U

    Research Methods for Health Care Professionals

    MLSC 2111U

    Clinical Biochemistry I

    MLSC 2121U

    Clinical Hematology I

    MLSC 2131U

    Clinical Microbiology I

  • Collaborative BScN Program

    The courses listed in the table below are required for your first year of study in the Collaborative Bachelor of Science in Nursing program:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    HLSC 1200U

    Anatomy and Physiology I

    HLSC 1701U

    Information Literacy and Written Communication for the Health Sciences

    NURS 1003U

    Foundations for Nursing Practicum I

    NURS 1100U

    Introduction to Health and Healing

    NURS 1420U

    Development of Self as a Nurse I

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    HLSC 1201U

    Anatomy and Physiology II

    NURS 1700U

    Health and Healing: Older Adult Nursing Theory and Practicum

    NURS 1503U

    Foundations for Nursing Practicum II

    NURS 2320U

    Health Assessment

    SOCI 1000U

    Introductory Sociology

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing – RPN Bridge

    The courses listed in the table below are required for your first year of study in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing – RPN Bridge program. Qualified students must successfully complete the following three bridge courses in Semester 1, each with a GPA of 2.0 (on a 4.3 scale) or higher prior to acceptance into the RPN to BScN degree program:

    Semester 1

    9 credit hours

    HLSC 0880U

    Science Bridge

    HLSC 1701U

    Information Literacy and Written Communication for the Health Sciences

    NURS 0420U

    Nursing Bridge

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    HLSC 2202U

    Comprehensive Anatomy and Physiology

    HLSC 3601U

    Interprofessional Health Care Teams

    NURS 2820U

    Integrated Health Assessment and Pharmacology

    PSYC 2010U

    Developmental Psychology

    Elective