Interdisciplinary Health Sciences - Undergraduate Program - University of Windsor - Windsor, Ontario, Canada
 

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The Interdisciplinary Health Sciences program provides an exciting opportunity to combine a Biological Sciences, Biomedical Sciences and Psychology degree with unique interdisciplinary concentrations. This program allows students to explore global challenges and grow as thought leaders who can tackle issues in areas like global health, the environment and climate change, and sustainable development.


Multiple concentrations: Healthcare Economics, Healthcare Informatics, Health and Aging, Health and Society, Health and Gender Studies, Indigenous Health, Healthy Spaces and Place, Medical Humanities, One Health (Environmental Health) and Biostatistics.


Sample Courses: Human Anatomy, Genetics, Molecular Cell Biology, Cancer Undergraduate Research Education (CURE), Principles of Neuroscience, Biotechnology Laboratory, Pharmacology for Health Sciences


Career Tracks: Professional schools (medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary medicine), conservation officer, ecologist, entomologist, agricultural scientist, animal care specialist, laboratory supervisor, industrial and government research and development, health and biomedical research in graduate studies, clinical researcher

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Chemistry/SCH4U, Biology/SBI4U, English/ENG4U.
Strongly Recommended: Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U
Recommended: Physics/SPH4U
Minimum Average: 75% (75% average of all science and math courses required, excluding Math of Data Management/MDM4U)

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

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The Interdisciplinary Health Sciences program provides an exciting opportunity to combine a Biological Sciences, Biomedical Sciences and Psychology degree with unique interdisciplinary concentrations. This program allows students to explore global challenges and grow as thought leaders who can tackle issues in areas like global health, the environment and climate change, and sustainable development.


Multiple concentrations: Healthcare Economics, Healthcare Informatics, Health and Aging, Health and Society, Health and Gender Studies, Indigenous Health, Healthy Spaces and Place, Medical Humanities, One Health (Environmental Health) and Biostatistics.


Sample Courses: Biological Diversity, Cell Biology, Ecology, Economic Botany, Evolution, Genetics, Human Physiology, Microbiology


Career Tracks: Professional schools (medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary medicine), conservation officer, ecologist, entomologist, agricultural scientist, animal care specialist, laboratory supervisor, industrial and government research and development, health and biomedical research in graduate studies, clinical researcher

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: Advanced Functions/MHF4U, Chemistry/SCH4U, Biology/SBI4U, English/ENG4U.
Recommended: Physics/SPH4U, Calculus & Vectors/MCV4U
Minimum Average: 70% (70% average of all attempted science and math courses, excluding Math of Data Management/MDM4U)

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

Learn more about Course Equivalencies

The Interdisciplinary Health Sciences program provides an exciting opportunity to combine a Biological Sciences, Biomedical Sciences and Psychology degree with unique interdisciplinary concentrations. This program allows students to explore global challenges and grow as thought leaders who can tackle issues in areas like global health, the environment and climate change, and sustainable development.


Multiple concentrations: Healthcare Economics, Healthcare Informatics, Health and Aging, Health and Society, Health and Gender Studies, Indigenous Health, Healthy Spaces and Place, Medical Humanities, One Health (Environmental Health) and Biostatistics.


Sample Courses: Introduction to Psychology as a Behavioural Science, Introduction to Psychology as a Social Science, Child Development, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology, Human Cognitive Neuroscience, Biological Diversity, Cell Biology, Ecology, Economic Botany, Evolution, Genetics, Human Physiology, Microbiology, Human Anatomy, Genetics, Molecular Cell Biology, Cancer Undergraduate Research Education (CURE), Principles of Neuroscience, Biotechnology Laboratory, Pharmacology for Health Sciences, Introduction to Psychology as a Behavioural Science, Introduction to Psychology as a Social Science, Child Development, Social Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology, Human Cognitive Neuroscience


Career Tracks: Professional schools (medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary medicine), conservation officer, ecologist, entomologist, agricultural scientist, animal care specialist, laboratory supervisor, industrial and government research and development, health and biomedical research in graduate studies, clinical researcher

Admission requirements for Applicants in Canada


Course Requirements: English/ENG4U
Minimum Average: 70%
Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 79%

* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.

Learn more about Course Equivalencies
  • Co-op Co-op Available
  • G General 3-year program
  • H Honours 4-year program
  • T Thesis Available
  • C Combined Honours programs available
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Megan Mickle

"The Biology department at the University of Windsor is an outstanding organization to be a part of, in terms of both learning and research. The professors are passionate about their jobs and are willing to go the extra mile to facilitate a great learning experience. The department is also representative of a tight knit community, which allows for numerous collaborative opportunities."

Megan Mickle
BSc (Honours) in Biological Sciences with Thesis MSc in Biological Sciences

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What Will I Learn?

  • Integrate and utilize the concepts and techniques acquired
  • Design and implement an inter-disciplinary research strategy
  • Apply both theoretical and applied knowledge to a research problem
  • Gather, analyze and synthesize information
  • Apply critical thinking skills to solve problems

  • Analyze data and present the interpretation to others
  • Interact with others in a responsible and appropriate manner
  • Communicate effectively in both oral and written form with peers and mentors
  • Interact with others to solve practical problems
  • Understand the role of science in society


Explore career opportunities

  • Biologist and related scientists
  • Database analysts and data administrators
  • Biological technologists and technicians
  • Inspectors in public and environmental health and occupational health and safety
  • Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers
  • Government managers - health and social policy development and program administration
  • Health policy researchers, consultants and program officers
  • Natural and applied science policy researchers, consultants and program officers
  • Recreation, sports and fitness policy researchers, consultants and program officers
  • Health information management occupations
  • Economists and economic policy researchers and analysts
  • Senior managers - health, education, social and community services and membership organizations
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