UTP Stage II: Health Sciences (BSc)

UTP Stage II: Health Sciences (BSc) provides first-year courses and the foundation for progression to the second year of SFU's Faculty of Health Sciences. Programs in the Health Sciences combine scientific inquiry with social and behavioural research to examine the underlying causes of health and disease and the factors that influence population health.

Your direct pathway to Simon Fraser University

High School

 

2nd year Simon Fraser University

Fees

Program Normal Duration Total Program Fee

UTP Stage II

3 terms

C$26,010 for 30 credits (2018/19) / C$27,571 for 30 credits (2019/20)

* Program fees are based on 30 credits of study at C$766.10 (2018/19) and C$919.03 (2019/20)per credit. Students taking more than 30 credits of study will need to pay additional fees. The Academic Literacy Course is a requirement of the UTP II program.

Location

Intakes

January, May, September

UTP Stage II: Health Sciences (BSc)

Required courses for Admission to Population and Quantitative Sciences:

  • Introduction to Biology
  • Global Perspectives on Health
  • Calculus I
  • Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences
    Choose 2 courses from the following list:
  • Introduction to Computer Science & Programming I
  • Calculus II
  • Studio Physics - Mechanics & Modern Physics
    Choose 1 course from the following list:
  • Literature and Culture
  • Literature and Performance
  • Literature Now
  • Brain, Mind and Society
  • Writing in World Literature

Required courses for Admission to Life Sciences:

  • Introduction to Biology
  • Global Perspectives on Health
  • Calculus I
  • Calculus II
  • Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences
  • Studio Physics - Mechanics & Modern Physics
    Choose 1 course from the following list:
  • Literature and Culture
  • Literature and Performance
  • Literature Now
  • Brain, Mind and Society
  • Writing in World Literature

Elective Courses

Both Population & Quantitative Health Sciences and Life Sciences streams are required to complete 3 elective courses.

 

Please choose 2 courses from the following B-Social Sciences list:

 

  • Ancient Peoples and Places
  • Canadian Aboriginal Peoples' Perspectives on History
  • Introduction to Communication Studies
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Introduction to Canadian Law & Legal Institutions
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • The Cultures, Languages and Origins of Canada's First Peoples
  • Our World: Introducing Human Geography
  • Gender Talk
  • War, International Cooperation and Development
  • Introducing Labour Studies
  • Introduction to English Vocabulary Analysis
  • The Wonder of Words
  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Critical Thinking
  • Introduction to Politics and Government
  • Introduction to Psychology I
  • Introduction to Psychology II
  • US Politics

Please choose 1 course from the following B-Humanities list:

 

  • Engineering, Science and Society
  • The Cultures, Languages and Origins of Canad'as First Peoples
  • Introduction to Cinema
  • Canada since Confederation
  • The Social History of Canada
  • Visual Communication Design
  • Literature and Performance
  • Literature Now
  • Writing in World Literature
  • East/West

For more information on SFU's Faculty of Health Sciences, visit www.sfu.ca/fhs.html

You must complete a minimum of 10 academic courses at FIC with an overall GPA of 2.5 and with a grade of C- or better in all courses upon completion of UTP Stage II, in order to be guaranteed admission to the Faculty of Health Sciences. Course offerings and required courses may change without notice. A student advisor can help you choose appropriate courses to satisfy SFU entry requirements. Your UTP Stage II Program may include a mandatory non-credit academic literary course.

 

Entry to second year at SFU

Bachelor of Science

Areas of study:

  • Life Sciences Concentration
  • Population and Quantitative Health Sciences Concentration

 

 

 

Potential career paths

  • Health Services
  • Biomedical Equipment Tech
  • Medical Lab Technician
  • Public and Private Research
  • Research Assistant
  • Waste-water Treatment
  • Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Health Consultant
  • Rehabilitation Worker
  • Community Outreach Specialist
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Radiologic Technologist
  • Health Records Professional
  • Infectious Disease Worker
  • Public Health Inspector
  • Health Product Regulation
  • Public Policy Analyst
  • Health Educator

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