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Program maps

What is a program map?

Program maps provide you with the required course names and course codes to ensure you are enrolled in the correct courses for your program. 

What is an elective?

Electives are courses you can choose. General electives include any course at the university:

  • For which a student has the required prerequisite(s).
  • That students are not precluded from taking by program restriction.
  • That fits the student’s schedule.

Find your program

  • Allied Health Sciences - Bridge

    The following courses are required as part of your Allied Health Sciences program:

    Semester 1

    Six credit hours

    HLSC 1701U

    Information Literacy and Written Communication for the Health Sciences

    HLSC 2700U

    Mathematical Reasoning in Health Sciences

    Semester 2

    Six credit hours

    HLSC 1811U

    Social Determinants of Health

    HLSC 2601U

     Introduction to Health Management

  • Health Sciences

    The following courses are required as part of your Health Science program  Human Health Science specialization:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1010U

    Biology I: Molecular and Cellular Systems

    CHEM 1010U

    Chemistry I

    HLSC 1200U

    Anatomy and Physiology I

    HLSC 1701U

    Information Literacy and Written Communication for the Health Sciences

    HLSC 1810U

    Health Promotion and Healthy Active Living

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1020U

    Biology II: Diversity of Life and Principles of Ecology

    CHEM 1020U

    Chemistry II 

    HLSC 1201U

    Anatomy and Physiology II  

    HLSC 1811U

    Social Determinants of Health

    PSYC 1000U

    Introductory Psychology

    The following courses are required as part of your Health Science program - Public Health specialization:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1010U

    Biology I: Molecular and Cellular Systems

    HLSC 1200U

    Anatomy and Physiology I

    HLSC 1701U

    Information Literacy and Written Communication for the Health Sciences

    HLSC 1810U

    Health Promotion and Healthy Active Living

    General elective

     

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1020U

    Biology II: Diversity of Life and Principles of Ecology

    HLSC 1201U

    Anatomy and Physiology II  

    HLSC 1811U

    Social Determinants of Health

    PSYC 1000U

    Introductory Psychology

    General elective

     

    Open electives include any Ontario Tech course:

    • for which a student has the required prerequisites;
    • that students are not precluded from taking by program restriction; and
    • that fits the student’s program schedule.

    Note: Students may apply to the Public Health specialization or the Human Health Science specialization at the end of their first year of studies. Enrolment in the Human Health Science specialization is limited and admission is competitive. Students who are not successful in gaining a space in this specialization will have the option of entering the Public Health specialization. Students interested in applying for the Human Health Science specialization after first year, must enrol in CHEM 1010 and CHEM 1020 in the first year. Students interested in taking the Public Health specialization may take two electives instead.

  • Kinesiology

    The following courses are required as part of the Kinesiology program - General Kinesiology major or Health and Wellness specialization:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1010U*

    Biology I: Molecular and Cellular Systems*

    HLSC 1200U

    Anatomy and Physiology I

    HLSC 1701U

    Information Literacy and Written Communication for the Health Sciences

    HLSC 1810U

    Health Promotion and Healthy Active Living

    General elective

     

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    HLSC 1201U

    Anatomy and Physiology II  

    HLSC 1812U

    Socio-cultural Perspectives on Physical Activity and Health

    PSYC 1000U

    Introductory Psychology

    General elective

     

    General elective

     

    *OR BIOL 1011U – Introductory Cell and Molecular Biology OR BIOL 1841U – Essentials of Biology

    The following courses are required as part of the Kinesiology program  Exercise Science specialization:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1010U

    Biology I: Molecular and Cellular Systems

    CHEM 1010U

    Chemistry I

    HLSC 1200U

    Anatomy and Physiology I

    HLSC 1701U

    Information Literacy and Written Communication for the Health Sciences

    HLSC 1810U

    Health Promotion and Healthy Active Living

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1020U

    Biology II: Diversity of Life and Principles of Ecology

    CHEM 1020U

    Chemistry II

    HLSC 1201U

    Anatomy and Physiology II  

    HLSC 1812U

    Socio-cultural Perspectives on Physical Activity and Health

    PSYC 1000U

    Introductory Psychology

    Open electives include any Ontario Tech course:

    • For which a student has the required prerequisites.
    • That students are not precluded from taking by program restriction.
    • That fits the student’s program schedule.

    Upper-year students:

    If you have been admitted to upper-year standing, please follow the program map for your program that is specified in the current undergraduate calendar or for further clarification, please consult your academic advisor via email.

    Kinesiology program - Rehabilitation specialization:

    Students interested in applying to the Rehabilitation specialization can follow the Exercise Science specialization or Health and Wellness specialization in their first year of study. Students will have the option of applying to the Rehabilitation specialization following their first year of studies. More detail of the admission requirements can be found in the current undergraduate Academic Calendar.

  • Kinesiology - Advanced Entry

    If you completed the Fitness and Health Promotion diploma, the following courses are required as part of your Kinesiology - Advanced Entry program or for Kinesiology - Advanced Entry (Health and Wellness Specialization for Fitness and Health Promotion graduates) course completion:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1010U

    Biology I: Molecular and Cellular Systems

    HLSC 1701U

    Information Literacy and Written Communication for the Health Sciences

    HLSC 1201U

    Anatomy and Physiology II

    HLSC 2401U

    Human Growth and Motor Development

    HLSC 2702U

    Quantitative Reasoning in Kinesiology

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    HLSC 1812U

    Socio-cultural Perspectives on Physical Activity and Health

    HLSC 2480U

    Exercise Biochemistry

    HLSC 3475U

    Introduction to Injury Management

    HLSC 3481U

    Exercise Physiology

    HLSC 3711U

    Professional Ethics and Communication in Kinesiology

    *OR BIOL 1011U – Introductory Cell and Molecular Biology OR BIOL 1841U – Essentials of Biology

    Open Electives include any Ontario Tech course:

    • for which a student has the required prerequisites;
    • that students are not precluded from taking by program restriction; and
    • that fits the student’s program schedule.

    Upper-year students:

    If you have been admitted to upper-year standing, please follow the program map for your program that is specified in the current undergraduate calendar or for further clarification, please consult your academic advisor via email.

    If you completed the Occupational Therapy Assistant or Physiotherapy Assistant diploma, the following courses are required as part of your Kinesiology - Advanced Entry program course completion:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1010U*

    Biology I: Molecular and Cellular Systems*

    HLSC 1701U

    Information Literacy and Written Communication for the Health Sciences

    HLSC 2400U

    Introduction to Movement Neuroscience

    HLSC 2702U

    Quantitative Reasoning for Kinesiology

    HLSC 2462U

    Altered Physiology: Mechanisms of Disease I

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    HLSC 3475U

    Introduction to Injury Management

    HLSC 2480U

    Exercise Biochemistry

    HLSC 3800U

    Critical Perspectives of Statistics in Health Sciences

    HLSC 3481U

    Exercise Physiology

    General elective

     

    *OR BIOL 1011U – Introductory Cell and Molecular Biology OR BIOL 1841U – Essentials of Biology

    Open electives include any Ontario Tech course:

    • for which a student has the required prerequisites;
    • that students are not precluded from taking by program restriction; and
    • that fits the student’s program schedule.

    Upper-year students:

    If you have been admitted to upper-year standing, please follow the program map for your program that is specified in the current undergraduate calendar or for further clarification, please consult your academic advisor via email.

    If you completed the first two years of your degree at Trent University’s Peterborough campus, the following courses are required as part of your Kinesiology Trent University collaboration with Ontario Tech University program course completion:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    HLSC 2401U

    Human Growth and Motor Development

    HLSC 2825U

    Nutrition and Health

    HLSC 3020U

    Health and Exercise Psychology

    HLSC 3480U

    Principles of Fitness & Exercise Prescription

    HLSC 4471U

    Kinesiology II: Musculoskeletal Biomechanics

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    HLSC 3410U

    Human Motor Control and Learning

    HLSC 3711U

    Professional Ethics in Kinesiology

    HLSC 4412U

    Exercise Rehabilitation I: Cardiac, Respiratory and Metabolic Conditions

    HLSC 4475U

    Clinical Ergonomics

    General elective

     

    Open electives include any Ontario Tech course:

    • For which a student has the required prerequisites.
    • That students are not precluded from taking by program restriction.
    • That fits the student’s program schedule.

    Alternate times are available for laboratories and tutorials. You are encouraged to view those options in the preview.

  • Medical Laboratory Science

    The courses listed in the table below are required for your first year of study in the Medical Laboratory Science program:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1010U

    Biology I: Biology I: Molecular and Cellular Systems

    CHEM 1010U

    Chemistry I

    HLSC 1200U

    Anatomy and Physiology I

    HLSC 1701U

    Information Literacy and Written Communication for the Health Sciences

    General elective

     

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    CHEM 1020U

    Chemistry II

    HLSC 1201U

    Anatomy and Physiology II

    HLSC 2110U

    Foundations in Clinical Biochemistry

    MATH 1880U

    Mathematical Modelling for Health Science

    General elective

    Open electives include any Ontario Tech course:

    • for which a student has the required prerequisites;
    • that students are not precluded from taking by program restriction; and
    • that fits the student’s program schedule.

    Upper-year students:

    If you have been admitted to upper-year standing, please follow the program map for your program that is specified in the current undergraduate calendar or for further clarification, please consult your academic advisor via email.

  • Medical Laboratory Science – Bridge

    The Medical Laboratory Science - Bridge program recognizes the significant and complementary technical skills of the three-year Biotechnology diploma by providing the opportunity for Durham and Fleming College graduates to apply this diploma toward a Bachelor of Health Sciences in Medical Laboratory Science.

    The courses listed in the table below are required for your first year of study in the Medical Laboratory Science  Bridge program:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    HLSC 2460U

    Pathophysiology I

    HLSC 3800U

    Critical Appraisal of Statistics in Health Science

    MLSC 1010U

    Introduction to Medical Laboratory Practice

    MLSC 2140U

    Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) Bridge Course - Biotechnology to MLS

    General elective

     

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    HLSC 2461U

    Pathophysiology II

    HLSC 3910U

    Research Methods for Health Care Professionals: Theory and Application

    MLSC 2111U

    Clinical Biochemistry I

    MLSC 2121U

    Clinical Hematology I

    MLSC 2131U

    Clinical Microbiology I

  • Nursing - Collaborative

    The courses listed in the table below are required for your first year of study in the Nursing - Collaborative program:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    HLSC 1200U

    Anatomy and Physiology I

    HLSC 1701U

    Information Literacy and Written Communication for the Health Sciences

    NURS 1003U

    Foundations for Nursing Practicum I

    NURS 1100U

    Introduction to Health and Healing

    NURS 1420U

    Development of Self as a Nurse I

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    HLSC 1201U

    Anatomy and Physiology II

    NURS 1700U

    Health and Healing: Older Adult Nursing Theory and Practicum

    NURS 1503U

    Foundations for Nursing Practicum II

    NURS 2320U

    Health Assessment

    SOCI 1000U

    Introductory Sociology

    Open Electives include any Ontario Tech course:

    • for which a student has the required prerequisites;
    • that students are not precluded from taking by program restriction; and
    • that fits the student’s program schedule.

    Upper-year students:

    If you have been admitted to upper-year standing, please follow the program map for your program that is specified in the current undergraduate calendar or for further clarification, please consult your academic advisor via email.

  • Nursing - Post RPN

    The courses listed in the table below are required for your first year of study in the Nursing - Post RPN program. Qualified students must successfully complete the following three bridge courses in Semester 1, each with a GPA of 2.0 (on a 4.3 scale) or higher prior to acceptance into the Nursing - Post RPN program:

    Semester 1

    Nine credit hours

    HLSC 0880U

    Science Bridge

    HLSC 1701U

    Information Literacy and Written Communication for the Health Sciences

    NURS 0420U

    Professional Nursing - Bridging

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    HLSC 2202U

    Comprehensive Anatomy and Physiology

    HLSC 3601U

    Interprofessional Health Care Teams

    NURS 2820U

    Integrated Health Assessment and Pharmacology

    PSYC 2010U

    Developmental Psychology

    General elective

     

    Semester 3

    6 credit hours

    NURS 2705U

    Health and Healing: Life Transitions Across the Lifepan, Nursing Theory and Practicum

    Open electives include any Ontario Tech course:

    • for which a student has the required prerequisites;
    • that students are not precluded from taking by program restriction; and
    • that fits the student’s program schedule.

    Upper-year students:

    If you have been admitted to upper-year standing, please follow the program map for your program that is specified in the current undergraduate calendar or for further clarification, please consult your academic advisor via email.


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