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Faculty of Health Sciences Simon Fraser University Calendar | Spring 2018

Health Sciences Minor

Minimum Grades

Students enrolling in HSCI courses must have a grade of C- or better in prerequisite courses and in the program's required courses.

Program Requirements

Students complete a minimum total of 31 units, including

HSCI 130 - Foundations of Health Science (4)

How health, illness and disease are defined and measured for individuals and populations. Research strategies used to identify how health, illness and disease are distributed across human populations and how environmental, socio-economic, demographic, biological, behavioural and political factors influence individual and population health. Breadth-Social Sci/Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Robert Hogg
We 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D102
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D103
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 2122, Burnaby
D104
Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
D105
Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
AQ 2122, Burnaby
D106
Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
BLU 10401, Burnaby
D107
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
BLU 10401, Burnaby
D108
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
BLU 11401, Burnaby
D109
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 10401, Burnaby
D110
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 11401, Burnaby

and one of

BISC 101 - General Biology (4)

An introduction to the biochemical and physiological mechanisms of living organisms. Topics covered include cell structure and function, DNA replication and the flow of genetic information, enzyme function, metabolism and physiology of microorganisms, plants, and animals. Prerequisite: High school biology 12 (or equivalent) with a C grade or better, or BISC 100 with C- or better, or BISC 113 with C+ or better, or HSCI 100 with C+ or better. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Kevin Lam
Peter Hollmann
Zamir Punja
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
Th 9:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D101 Peter Hollmann
Tu 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D102 Peter Hollmann
Tu 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
RCB 7100, Burnaby
D103 Peter Hollmann
Tu 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D104 Peter Hollmann
Tu 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D105 Peter Hollmann
Tu 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
AQ 4125, Burnaby
D106 Peter Hollmann
Tu 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
AQ 4125, Burnaby
D107 Peter Hollmann
We 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D108 Peter Hollmann
We 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D109 Peter Hollmann
We 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D110 Peter Hollmann
We 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
RCB 7100, Burnaby
D111 Peter Hollmann
We 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
RCB 7102, Burnaby
D112 Peter Hollmann
We 3:30 PM – 5:20 PM
Fr 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D113 Peter Hollmann
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
D114 Peter Hollmann
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
Th 11:30 AM – 1:20 PM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
D115 Peter Hollmann
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5016, Burnaby
SSCB 8206, Burnaby
D116 Peter Hollmann
Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
Th 1:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5004, Burnaby
SSCB 8210, Burnaby
HSCI 100 - Human Biology (3)

An examination of the biological processes that underlie human health and well-being, with emphasis on the evolutionary and ecological influences affecting human populations. Students with credit for BISC 101 may not take HSCI 100 for further credit. Breadth-Science.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Edward Pokrishevsky
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
DFA 300, Burnaby
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
BLU 10401, Burnaby
D102
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
BLU 11401, Burnaby
D103
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
BLU 10401, Burnaby
D104
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
BLU 11401, Burnaby
D105
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
BLU 10401, Burnaby
D106
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
BLU 11401, Burnaby
D107
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
BLU 10401, Burnaby
D108
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
BLU 11401, Burnaby
D109
Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
BLU 10401, Burnaby
D200 Shabnam Massah
Tu 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 5140, Surrey
D201
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 2710, Surrey
D202
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 2710, Surrey
D203
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 2710, Surrey

and three of

HSCI 211 - Perspectives on Cancer, Cardiovascular, and Metabolic Diseases (3)

An interdisciplinary overview of the major non-communicable diseases - cancers, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases - from a public health perspective. Review of biological mechanisms, risk factors, historical and cultural contexts, and global distribution. Prerequisite: HSCI 100 or BISC 101, HSCI 130.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
E100 Scott Lear
Tu 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
DFA 300, Burnaby
E101
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 11401, Burnaby
E102
We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
E103
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 11401, Burnaby
E104
We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
E105
We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
BLU 11401, Burnaby
E106
We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
E107
We 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
BLU 11401, Burnaby
E108
We 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
BLU 10401, Burnaby
E109
We 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
BLU 11401, Burnaby
E110
We 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
BLU 10401, Burnaby
E111
Mo 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
BLU 10401, Burnaby
E112
Mo 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
BLU 11401, Burnaby
HSCI 212 - Perspectives on Infectious and Immunological Diseases (3)

An integrated survey of infectious diseases and their social and economic causes and consequences. Infectious agents, including bacteria, protozoa, fungi and viruses -- how they spread, how they work, and how they can be stopped. Surveillance, prevention, and management of infectious diseases and epidemics. Prerequisite: HSCI 100 or BISC 101, HSCI 130.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Ian Tietjen
Mo 2:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D101
Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
BLU 10401, Burnaby
D102
Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
BLU 11401, Burnaby
D103
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
BLU 10401, Burnaby
D104
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
BLU 11401, Burnaby
D105
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
BLU 11401, Burnaby
D106
Th 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
BLU 10401, Burnaby
D107
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 11401, Burnaby
D108
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D109
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D110
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5035, Burnaby
D111
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
BLU 10401, Burnaby
D112
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
BLU 11401, Burnaby
HSCI 214 - Perspectives on Mental Health and Illness (3)

An interdisciplinary overview of mental health and mental illness among populations. A review of the distribution and risk factors of mental illnesses as well as the historical and cultural context of their development. Prerequisite: HSCI 100 or BISC 101, HSCI 130.

HSCI 215 - Perspectives on Disability and Injury (3)

An interdisciplinary overview of injury and disability. Review of global distribution and risk factors. Examination of disability and injury across multiple levels of analysis. Prerequisite: HSCI 100 or BISC 101, HSCI 130.

HSCI 216 - Ecological Determinants of Human Growth, Development and Health (3)

Effects that social and ecological factors have on human growth, development and health. Challenges such as epidemics, natural catastrophes, industrialization, globalization, migration, poverty, war, global warming, etc, leading to evolution and adaptations. Relationships between socio-ecological challenges, their health consequences and related gene-population variations and effects on growth, development, sexual maturation, reproductive investment, and senescence and health. Prerequisite: HSCI 100 or BISC 101.

and at least 15 upper division HSCI units, of which at least seven upper division units used toward the minor must have been completed in Simon Fraser University courses.