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University of Calgary Calendar 2023-2024 Cumming School of Medicine 4. Bachelor of Health Sciences Honours 4.5 Program Details 4.5.4 Health and Society Major
4.5.4 Health and Society Major

Upon completion of Year 1, Health and Society students are required to declare an "Area of Concentration". This must be selected from Anthropology, Community Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, Economics, Psychology, Geography, Sociology, or Political Science. Course selection must correspond to the student's chosen concentration discipline and must be chosen from the "Concentration Courses" listed below.

Required Courses:

1Students considering concentrating in economics should take Economics 201 and 203. It is strongly recommended that these two courses are completed during the first year of study to facilitate enrolment in senior-level Economics course come the student's second year.

2Students considering concentrating in psychology should take Psychology 200 and 201. It is strongly recommended that this course is completed during the first year of study to facilitate enrolment in senior-level Psychology course come the student's second year.

3Medical Science 203, 205, 308 are to be taken in sequence through years one to two.

4Health and Society 408 to be taken in year three.

5Medical Science 508 to be taken in the final year.

6Acceptable courses from the Faculty of Arts to satisfy the Humanities Option may be selected from the following departments: Classics and Religion; English; Philosophy; School of Languages, Linguistics, Literatures and Cultures; Medical Science 309.

CONCENTRATION COURSES*

ANTHROPOLOGY
Anthropology 341, 393, 411, 490 and 9 units from senior-level courses offered by the Department of Anthropology and Archaeology.

COMMUNITY REHABILITATION AND DISABILITY STUDIES
Community Rehabilitation 209, 435, one of 471 or 473 or 475 and 12 units senior-level Community Rehabilitation courses.

ECONOMICS
Economics 349, 355, 379 and 12 units senior-level courses labelled Economics.

Students considering a concentration in Economics should take Economics 201 and 203 as Major options. It is strongly recommended that these two courses be completed during the first year of study to facilitate in senior-level Economics courses come the student's second year.

GEOGRAPHY
Geography 280, 352, 380, 485 and 9 units senior-level courses labelled Geography.

POLITICAL SCIENCES
Political Science 326, 328, 359, 381, 399 and 6 units senior-level courses labelled Political Sciences.

PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology 300, 301, 305 and 12 units senior-level courses labelled Psychology.

Students considering a concentration in Psychology should take Psychology 200 and 201 as Major options. It is strongly recommended that this course be completed during the first year of study to facilitate in senior-level Psychology courses come the student's second year.

SOCIOLOGY
Sociology 311, 313, 315, 321, 331, 333 and 3 units senior-level courses labelled Sociology.

*The above concentration courses are subject to the changes and restrictions of the department offering the course.