List of Selectives and Advanced Selectives (2019)

Medical Sciences Honours students must include in their program at least 21 credit hours in the following courses. Students not in the honours program must include at least 24 credit hours of these courses. In both cases, at least one of the Selectives must be an Advanced Selective. For course descriptions, please click on the course numbers, highlighted in green.

Selectives


Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

  • BIOC 2610 - Introductory Biochemistry Lab
  • BIOC 3300 - Intermediary Metabolism
  • BIOC 3400 - Nucleic Acid Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
  • BIOC 3610 - Laboratory Techniques in Biomedical Sciences
  • BIOC 3700 - Biomolecular Chemistry

Biology

Biomedical Engineering

Chemistry

  • CHEM 2301 - Introduction to Physical Chemistry I
  • CHEM 2304 - Introduction to Physical Chemistry II
  • CHEM 3601 - Chemistry of Living Systems

Economics

Environmental Science

Humanities and Social Sciences

  • ENGL 2030 - Literature, Health, & Healing (alt. years to ENGL 3320)
  • ENGL 3320 - Literature & the History of Medicine (alt. years to ENGL 2030)
  • HSTC 2102 - Origins of Modern Medicine
  • HSTC 2200 - Introduction to the History of Science
  • HSTC 2202 - The Beginnings of Western Medicine: The Birth of the Body
  • HSTC 2206 - Biopolitics: Human Nature in Contemporary Thought
  • HSTC 2350 - The Body in Early Modern Europe
  • HSTC 3101/CTMP 3204 - Human Experiments
  • HSTC 3121 - In Search of the Philosopher's Stone: The History of European Alchemy
  • INTD 3115 - Global Health in the 21st Century
  • PHIL 2805 - Ethics and Health Care: Patient Care (can only take one of 2810 or 2805 as selective, other as core)
  • PHIL 2810 - Ethics in Health Care: Social Policy 
  • PHIL 3800 - Philosophy of Medicine
  • SOSA 2502 - Biomedicine and the Illness Experience
  • SOSA 3135 - The Social Organization of Health Care
  • SOSA 3143 - Health, Illness, and the World System
  • SOSA 3145 - Gender and Health (cross-listed with GWST 3145)
  • SOSA 3147 - Aging Cross Culturally
  • SOSA 3148 - The Sociology of Addiction/ Drugs, Health, and Society
  • SOSA 3403 - Qualitative and Field Methods

International Health Education

  • IPHE/IDHS 2201 - Introduction to Aboriginal Peoples' Health & Healing

Kinesiology

Mathematics

  • MATH 1010 - Differential and Integral Calculus II

Medical Neuroscience

  • ANAT 2160/BIOL 3430 - Introduction to Human Histology
  • ANAT 3421/BIOL 3421 - Comparative Vertebrate Histology

Microbiology & Immunology

Neuroscience

  • NESC 2130/PSYO 2130 - Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
  • NESC 2570/PSYO 2570/PHYL 2570 - Cellular Neuroscience
  • NESC 3043/PSYO 3043 - Neurobiology of Learning
  • NESC 3170/PSYO 3170 - Hormones & Behaviour
  • NESC 3227/PSYO 3227 - Principles of Human Neuropsychology
  • NESC 3670 - Genes, Brain and Behaviour

Physics

Physiology & Biophysics

Psychology

Science

  • SCIE 3100 - Experiential Learning in Medical Sciences

Advanced Selectives


Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

Biology

Computer Science

  • CSCI 4180 - Introduction to Computational Biology & Bioinformatics
  • CSCI 4181 - Algorithms in Bioinformatics

Humanities and Social Sciences

  • SOSA 4006 - Issues in Critical Health Studies
  • PHIL 4801 - Topics in Ethics and Healthcare (offered every 3-4 years)
  • POLI 4260 - The Politics of Health Care

Medical Neuroscience

Microbiology & Immunology

  • MICI 4027 - Molecular Mechanisms of Cancer
  • MICI 4033 - Advanced Microbial Genetics
  • MICI 4100 - Processes & Mediators of Inflammation
  • MICI 4114 - Advanced Topics in Molecular & Medical Virology
  • MICI 4116 - Current Topics in Mucosal Immunology
  • MICI 4302 - Molecular Immunology

Neuroscience

  • NESC 3180/PSYO 3180 - Psychoneuroimmunology/Ecological Immunology (alternate years)
  • NESC 3970/PSYO 3970 - Molecular Neuroscience
  • NESC 4185/PHYL 4000 - Current Advances in Synaptic Function & Plasticity

Pathology

  • PATH 4100 - Critical Thinking in Neuropathology

Pharmacology

Physiology & Biophysics

  • PHYL 4000/NESC 4185 - Current Advances in Synaptic Function and Plasticity
  • PHYL 4324 - Endocrine Physiology
  • PHYL 4504 - Respiratory Physiology
  • PHYL 4680 - Cardiovascular Physiology

Psychology

  • PSYO 3180/NESC 3180 - Psychoneuroimmunology/Ecological Immunology (alternate years)
  • PSYO 3224 - Forensic Psychology
  • PSYO 3970/NESC 3970 - Molecular Neuroscience

Science