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Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion - Halifax - Nova Scotia Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion - Halifax - Nova Scotia
Objectives:
The goal of health promotion is to educate health promotion professionals in promoting, maintaining and improving the health and well-being of individuals, families and communities. As a profession, Health Promotion is principally devoted to employing health promotion processes and to fostering healthy behaviors. The responsibilities of health promoters include: assessing health promotion needs; planning, conducting and evaluating health promotion programs; coordinating health promotion activities and resources; promoting health promotion throughout the community; and professional development. The BSc (Health Promotion) program guides students in attaining: (1) knowledge, attitudes and practices conducive to a healthy lifestyle; (2) professional preparation for a career in community health promotion; and (3) academic preparation for advanced study and research in health promotion or health-related fields.
Award:
Bachelor of Science in Health Promotion
Course Description:
Required Classes - BSc (Health Promotion)

Stream Requirements

Common Year One

HAHP 1000.03 3
HPRO 1195.03 3
ANAT 1020.03 3
CSCI 1200.03 3
STATS 1060.03 3
PHYL 1010.06 6
SOSA 1000.06 or 1050.06 or 1100.06 or 1200.06 6
Open Elective ** 3

Community Health Promotion Stream

Year Two

HAHP 2000.03 3
HPRO 2110.03 3
HPRO 2120 3
HPRO 2361.03 3
One of:***
(HPRO 2255.03, HPRO 4412.03, HPRO 4365.03) 3
PSYO 1011/1012 or 1021/1022 6
Language and Humanities Elective* 3
Writing Requirement 6

Year Three

HAHP 3000.03 3
HAHP 3100.03 3
HPRO 3397.03 3
HPRO 3325.03 3
One of***:
(HPRO 3335.03, HPRO 3345.03, HPRO 3351.03) 3
Open Electives** 9
Health Related Elective(s)**** 6

Year Four


One of***:
(HPRO 2255.03, HPRO 4412.03, HPRO 4365.03) 3
One of***:
(HPRO 3335.03, HPRO 3345.03, HPRO 3351.03) 3
HPRO 4450.03 3
Open Elective(s)** 6
HPRO 4495.15 15

Research and Policy Stream

Year Two


HAHP 2000.03 3
HPRO 2110.03 3
HPRO 2120.03 3
HPRO 2361.03 3
PSYO 1011/1012 or 1021/1022 6
Language & Humanities Elective* 3
Writing Requirement 6
PHIL 2660 or 2670 3

Year Three

HAHP 3000.03 3
HAHP 3100.03 3
HPRO 3397.03 3
One of:
(HPRO 3360.03, HPRO 3370.03) 3
Open Elective** 3
Health Related Electives**** 15

Year Four


HPRO 4100.06 6
Health Related Elective**** 3
Open Elective(s)** 6
HPRO 4495 15

* Language/Humanities Elective - see list under Degree Requirements Section in the Academic Calendar.

** Open Electives can be chosen from any available course at Dalhousie
***HPRO A, B, C (as per program of study form available from the School of Health and Human Performance).
**** Health Related Electives - To ensure the courses you select fill this requirement, please check with an advisor.

At graduation, valid First Aid and CPR Certification are required.
  • HPRO 1195.03: Introduction to Health Promotion.
  • HPRO 2110.03: Health Promotion Theory.
  • HPRO 2120.03: Health Promotion Policy.
  • HPRO 2250.03: Interdisciplinary Class in Human Nutrition.
  • HPRO 2255.03: Drugs and Drug Education.
  • HPRO 2361.03: Program Planning.
  • HPRO 3325.03: Mental Health Promotion.
  • HPRO 3335.03: Introduction to Disease Prevention.
  • HPRO 3345.03: Epidemiological Approach to Disease.
  • HPRO 3351.03: Injury Prevention and Safety Education.
  • HPRO 3360.03: Multicultural Health Promotion Research and Policy.
  • HPRO 3370.03: International Health Promotion Research and Policy.
  • HPRO 3397.03: Community Health Promotion Strategies.
  • HPRO 4101.03: Advanced Topics in Applied Research Methods in Health Promotion and Policy.
  • HPRO 4365.03: Health: A Biopsychosocial Approach.
  • HPRO 4412.03: Human Sexuality.
  • HPRO 4422.03: Environmental Health.
  • HPRO 4450.03: Comprehensive School Health Promotion.
  • HPRO 4495.15: Health Promotion Internship.
  • HPRO 4700.06/4701.03/4702.03: Senior Seminar.
  • HPRO 4800.06/4801.03/4802.03: Independent Study.
  • HPRO 4900.06: Honours Thesis.
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