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Community Health (BA)

Community Health (BA)

brantford  brantford

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In our Community Health program, you'll learn to identify significant health challenges and evaluate factors creating health risks in communities.

You'll acquire the skills to make recommendations for program and policy interventions that will improve the health status within these communities of concern. 

Program Highlights

  • We have three major areas of focus:
    • Health Studies
    • Autism and Behavioural Science
    • Mental Health and Addictions
  • If you choose to focus on Autism and Behavioural Science or Mental Health and Addictions, you'll also earn a graduate certificate as part of your degree.
  • Instructors integrate the latest scientific advancements and knowledge into their courses.
  • Our courses have experiential learning components.
  • Connect with your fellow students and create opportunities to grow and succeed in your field through the Health Studies Student Association.

Sample Courses

  • Canadian Health Care Systems
  • Critical Perspectives on Health and Human Sexuality
  • Health and Gender
  • Health Policy
  • Environment and Health
  • Global Health and Social Justice
  • Physical Determinants of Health
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Autism: Individual and Social Issues across the Spectrum
  • Issues in Mental Health
  • Disease and Society

Admission Requirements

We encourage applicants of all academic backgrounds to apply.

Ontario High School Curriculum

Other Curriculums

Visit our admission requirements section to find specific requirements for international curriculums, other Canadian curriculums, transfer students and more.

Design Your Degree

These are a few popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:

  • Leadership Option
  • Criminology Minor
  • Psychology Minor
  • Human Rights and Human Diversity Minor

Check out other options to enhance your degree.

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