Minors

All students with a Calendar Year of 2018 or later have access to minors offered across the University (refer to the Academic Calendar), not just the minors listed below.

IMPORTANT NOTES:
- Access to courses to fulfill minor requirements is not guaranteed.
- Courses will not be overfilled to accommodate students wishing to fulfill minor requirements.
- Course substitutions are not allowed.
- Completing a minor may require taking courses above the minimum degree requirements.

General Requirements
Courses required for the minor may not be double-counted in fulfilling requirements for a degree program’s core, major or another minor. The six courses comprising the minor must be distinct from any specified core, major or other minor requirements. For students who complete the required courses, the minor will be acknowledged on the official transcript.

Students will follow the minor requirements for their specific Calendar year (which is displayed as "catalog term"). To find out your Calendar year, 1) login to the Bridge, 2) click on Student, 3) click on Student Records, 4) click on View Student Information, 5) select the most recent term from the dropdown menu, and 5) find the Curriculum Information heading that has the Calendar year is listed as CATALOG TERM (e.g. a Fall 2019 Catalog term would be a 2019/2020 Calendar year). Once you know your calendar year, you can ensure you are following the correct minor requirements as outlined in the appropriate Calendar.

To add or remove a minor, complete the Request to Add/Remove Minor, Concentration, Specialization, or Change a Disciplinary Stream (Undergraduate) form.

Below is the listing of 2020-2021 minor requirements offered by the Faculty of Health Sciences:

Aboriginal Health minor (not available for Aboriginal Health majors)
Required Courses:
Aboriginal Health 1000 - Introduction to Aboriginal Health
Aboriginal Health 2000 - Indigenous Healing and Restoration
Aboriginal Health 3300 - Traditional Aboriginal Health Concepts

Four of:
Aboriginal Health 3310 - Contemporary Issues in Aboriginal Health
Addictions Counselling 3130 - Diversity in Counselling
Health Sciences 2310 - Human Nutrition
Health Sciences 2600/Women and Gender Studies 2100 - Women and Health
Health Sciences 2700/Sociology 2700 - Health and Society
Health Sciences 3510 - Program Planning and Evaluation
Indigenous Studies 1000 - Introduction to Native American Studies
Indigenous Studies 3700 - Native American Health
Public Health 1000 - Introduction to Public Health
Public Health 2000 - Population Health
Public Health 3000 - Canadian and Global Perspectives

Health Leadership minor
Six of:
Health Sciences 2700/Sociology 2700 - Health and Society
Health Sciences 3002 - Health Promotion
Health Sciences 3100 - Health Management and Leadership
Health Sciences 3500/Management 3825 - Information in Health Care
Health Sciences 3510 - Program Planning and Evaluation
Health Sciences 3800 - Teaching and Learning for Health Professions
*Management 2030 - Introduction to Organizational Behaviour
*Management 3050 - Human Resource Management
Management 3080 - Managerial Skill Development
Management 3315 - Diversity in Employment
Management 4370 - Leadership in Organizations
* Prerequisite required: Writing 1000 or a university English course (3.0 credit hours).

Mental Health minor
Six of:
Addictions Counselling 3150 - Adult Psychopathology
Health Sciences 1010 - Personal Health and Wellness
Health Sciences 1170 - Human Development Across the Lifespan
Health Sciences 2600/Women and Gender Studies 2100 - Women and Health
Health Sciences 3002 - Health Promotion
Health Sciences 3127 - Loss, Grief and Bereavement
Health Sciences 3570/Psychology 3570 - Contemporary Issues in Mental Health
Health Sciences 3760 - DSM Interventions
Health Sciences 3860 - Men’s Health
Public Health 3000 - Canadian and Global Perspectives
Public Health 3420 - Public Health Ethics

Population Health minor
Six of:
Aboriginal Health 1000 - Introduction to Aboriginal Health
Addictions Counselling 4200 - Community Development and Outreach
Health Sciences 1170 - Human Development Across the Lifespan
Health Sciences 2003/Biology 2003 – Epidemiology: The Ecology of Health and Disease
Health Sciences 2600/Women and Gender Studies 2100 - Women and Health
Health Sciences 2700/Sociology 2700 - Health and Society
Health Sciences 2806/Biology 2806- Immunology
Health Sciences 3002 - Health Promotion
Health Sciences 3510 - Program Planning and Evaluation
Health Sciences 3800 - Teaching and Learning for Health Professions
Health Sciences 3802 - Gerontology
Health Sciences 3860 - Men’s Health
Public Health 1000 - Introduction to Public Health
Public Health 2000 - Population Health
Public Health 3000 - Canadian and Global Perspectives
Public Health 3420 - Public Health Ethics