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Undergraduate Program

Information regarding admission and degree requirements for each program can be accessed by clicking on the degree you are interested in pursuing.

 

COMPLETE LISTING OF PROGRAMS OFFERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, AGING & SOCIETY

 

Honours Bachelor of Arts (4-year) in Gerontology

This degree program brings a multidisciplinary approach to the study of aging. It is designed to foster an understanding of aging issues within and across different contexts: cultural, economic, health care, physiological, psychological, and social. Issues ranging from the individual experience of the aging process to the societal complexities of an aging population are examined both within the Canadian context and more broadly. Students explore aging issues within a diversity of theoretical and methodological approaches.

 

Honours Bachelor of Arts (4-year) in Health Studies

This degree program focuses on the significance of health and illness in cultural context. The perspectives of the social sciences and humanities are brought to bear on exploring the diverse meanings and practices associated with health and health care. Attention is given to different theoretical approaches to understanding the health of individuals, groups and communities in contemporary and historical perspectives. Students will learn a range of methodologies associated with these approaches.

 

Bachelor of Arts (3-year) in Health and Aging


Minor in Health and Aging

 

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