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University of Calgary Calendar 2023-2024 Cumming School of Medicine 4. Bachelor of Health Sciences Honours 4.5 Program Details 4.5.5 Health and Society Minor
4.5.5 Health and Society Minor

A Minor is available in Health and Society. The GPA over all courses counting towards the minor must be at least 2.00.

A maximum of 50 students will be admitted into the Minor each calendar year. Students will be selected top down based on GPA over their last 30 units. Admission to the Minor will be offered to students once Fall and Winter Term grades have been received.

Students must declare their intention to Minor in Health and Society after having taken a minimum of 24 units.

Students should apply to the Minor program through their Student Centre. Students should refer to the application deadline in the Admissions section of the Calendar.

12 units:

18 units selected from:


1. Students may not use courses in fulfillment of both Major and Minor requirements.

2. Students must complete enough senior-level courses to fulfill the requirements of their Major.

3. Students should note that many of these courses have prerequisites and must be taken into consideration when planning their program.

4. Some of the above courses may be restricted to Majors in the field and students may not have enrolment priority in heavily subscribed courses.

5. Students who are pursuing an Honours degree may consider a cross-disciplinary Honours thesis and should consult with their supervisor regarding opportunities in this area.

6. Other courses may be approved to fulfill the 18 units at the discretion of the Director of Health and Society. Students should contact the BHSc Program Co-ordinator for more information.