HLTH Course Summaries

Course summaries expand on the official course descriptions by including additional information on textbooks, course objectives, course evaluation methods, the main topics in the course outline and they provide the name of the course instructor. The summaries posted below are based on the most recent offering of the specific course.

HLTH 101 – Social Determinants of Health

HLTH 101 – Social Determinants of Health offered at the BISC

HLTH 102 – Personal Health and Wellness

HLTH 102 – Personal Health and Wellness offered at the BISC

HLTH 200 – Physical Fitness and Wellness

HLTH 205 – Introduction to Health Promotion

HLTH 230 – Basic Human Nutrition

HLTH 235 – Food Systems 

HLTH 237 – Introduction to The Study of Alcohol and Drug Problems

HLTH 252 – Introduction to Research Methods

HLTH 270 – Movement Behaviours and Health

HLTH 300 – Community-Based Intership 

HLTH 305 – Fundamentals of Health Policy

HLTH 315 – Theory and Practice of Health Behaviour Change

HLTH 323 – Introduction to Epidemiology

HLTH 331 – Advanced Human Nutrition

HLTH 332 – Foundations for Understanding Disability: A Health Perspective

HLTH 332 – Foundations for Understanding Disability: A Health Perspective (BISC)

HLTH 333 – Contemporary Issues in Human Sexuality

HLTH 334 – Health Illness and Society

HLTH 350 – Topics in Global Health

HLTH 350 – Topics in Global Health (BISC)

HLTH 351 – Health in Humanitarian Crises (BISC)

HLTH 352 – Research Skills Development Internship 

HLTH 397 – Special Topics in Health Studies – Fall 2022 – Topic ID: Globalization and Black Health

HLTH 402 – Disability Studies: Issues, Research and Policy (BISC)

HLTH 403 – Community-Based Rehabilitation (BISC)

HLTH 404 – Global Studies of Social Inclusion, Community Participation and Mental Illness (BISC)

HLTH 416 – Program Planning and Evaluation

HLTH 417 – Community-Based Programming and Evaluation

HLTH 430 – Critical Weight Studies

HLTH 434 – Social Movements in Health

HLTH 435 – Seminar on HIV/AIDS Prevention (Not Offered in 2022-23)

HLTH 437 – Seminar on Harm Reduction

HLTH 445 – Critical Health Promotion

HLTH 456 – Survey of Research and Literature in Health Studies

HLTH 491 – Special Project in Health Studies

HLTH 493 – Advanced Topics in Health Studies I – Winter 2023 – Topic ID: Indigenous Resilience

HLTH 495 – Advanced Topics in Health Studies – Winter 2023 – Topic ID: Sport, Health and Environment  

HLTH 497 – Special Topics in Health Studies – Fall 2022 – Topic ID: Environment and Health

HLTH 497 – Special Topics in Health Studies – Fall 2022 – Topic ID: Ecological Embodiment

HLTH 595 – Honours Thesis in Health Studies