Health Sciences


This program will provide students with a foundation in the health sciences. It includes foundational courses in biology, chemistry, anatomy/physiology, microbiology, sociology, genetics, biochemistry and psychology. Taking courses in different health-related disciplines will help students discover their passion, and then be able to pursue further studies to specialize in the discipline of their choice.

Major Options
BSc Health Sciences Major 4 Years
Program Details

For Entrance into the Health Sciences program

To declare a Health Sciences Major, you will need to get a grade of C or better in Introduction to Biology I and II during your first year studies.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Please look to the Academic Calendar for full information and course lists. If there are discrepancies between the information listed here and in the Academic Calendar, the Academic Calendar is definitive.

Range of Courses
  • Introduction to Biology
  • Introduction to Chemistry
  • Human Anatomy, Histology, Physiology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Essentials of Microbiology
  • Cell Biology
  • Genetics
  • Biochemistry
  • Ethics
  • Sociology of Health
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Introduction to Calculus
  • Molecular Methods
  • Human Disease
  • Topics in Health Research

Rebecca Dielschneider, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Health Sciences

Bruce Friesen-Pankratz, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science

Career Options

Graduates from this program obtain the necessary training for employment in various roles such as Biostatistician, Community Health Worker, Technician, and Research Assistant. Science courses at Providence are also transferable to other institutions which allow students to pursue further studies in fields like Education, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Optometry.