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General Education Requirements

All Faculty of Health students must complete General Education course requirements. General Education courses are designed to expose students to information from outside their chosen degrees that involve the following course content principles: breadth, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary, and critical analytical and research skills.

Find a list of approved Faculty of Health General Education courses here. 

Please note that General Education courses are not offered every academic session. To see what courses are being offered, visit the Registrar’s Office Courses web site.

Your General Education requirements will be listed in the Undergraduate Calendar by selecting your year of entry and program. Students are strongly encouraged to complete their General Education requirements (BA, BHS, BSc, Collabrative BScN) within their first 54 credits. Faculty of Health General Education courses fall under the following subject acronyms:

Subject Acronym

Discipline

Offering Unit

Faculty

AP/HUMA

Humanities

Department of Humanities

Liberal Arts &
Professional Studies

AP/MODR

Modes of Reasoning

Department of Humanities

Liberal Arts &
Professional Studies

AP/SOSC

Social Science

Department of
Social Science 

Liberal Arts &
Professional Studies

SC/NATS

Natural Science

Division of
Natural Science

Science and
Engineering

If you want to double check that an AP/HUMA, AP/MODR, or AP/SOSC course you have chosen satisfies the General Education requirements, check the course description on the courses web site. All 1000- or 2000-level Natural Science (SC/NATS) courses offered by the Faculty of Science and Engineering qualify. 1000- or 2000-level AP/HUMA, AP/MODR, and AP/SOSC courses offered by the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies that qualify will list the following note in their descriptions: “This course has been approved in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies for general education credit”.

Students who need help choosing General Education courses or have questions regarding their General Education credits should fill out the General Education Requirement Assessment Form. You can also visit or contact the Office of Student and Academic Services. There you can speak to an academic advisor to address any concerns you might have.