Thinking about your plans for this summer?  Want to pick up a course or two?

Here’s what we’ve got planned* for this year’s spring/summer** session.

If you don’t satisfy the course requisite, please contact the BHSc office at (905) 525-9140 ext. 26564 or 22815 or email bhsc@mcmaster.ca to request permission.

 

Registration will be available on Mosaic beginning mid March!

The Spring/Summer ’21 Class Search/timetable will be available to students Dec 7th.

* Offerings are subject to change, and a course may be cancelled if there is insufficient enrollment.

**Spring courses run from May 3 – June 18.  Summer courses run from June 21 – August 6.  Spring/Summer courses run from May 3 – August 6.   Spring/Summer 2021 Sessional dates

 

Students interested in registering for project or thesis courses in the Spring/Summer should refer to the respective course hubs below for guidelines and forms.

Project Courses Hub, https://bhsc.mcmaster.ca/projectcourses/

Thesis Course Hub, https://bhsc.mcmaster.ca/thesiscourses/

*MOSAIC permission is required before registration can occur.

Spring Session (May-June)

This course will use an inquiry based format to introduce key concepts in biochemistry, molecular biology and biomedical sciences to understand illnesses such as infectious diseases, metabolic disorders, genetic diseases and cancer.
One term
Prerequisite(s): HTHSCI 1I06 A/B

 

Term 2215 Session 7W1 Section C01 + C02 Location VIRTUAL CR

Start date 21-05-03 End date 21-06-18

Mo Th 9:00:00 AM 12:00:00 PM

HTHSCI 2E03 Course Outline

An inquiry based examination of the relationship between cell structure and function. Students will be required to apply key concepts of cell biology to facilitate their understanding of timely problems in biomedicine.
Tutorials (three hours); one term
Prerequisite(s): HTHSCI 1I06 A/B or HTHSCI 2D06 A/B; or registration in Level II or above of the Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering Program or Electrical and Biomedical Engineering; or registration in Level III of the Integrated Biomedical Engineering and Health Sciences (IBEHS) Program (HESE stream)
Antirequisite(s): BIOLOGY 2B03, ISCI 2A18 A/B

 

Term 2215 Session 7W1 Section C01 + C02 Location VIRTUAL CR

Start date 21-05-03 End date 21-06-18

Tu Fr 9:00:00 AM 12:00:00 PM

HTHSCI 2K03 Course Outline

Students will learn quantitative research design and how to evaluate the internal validity of published research to determine the effectiveness of an intervention, diagnostic test, screening program, prognostic or risk factor and systemic review.
Two lectures, one tutorial; one term
Prerequisite(s): HTHSCI 2G03

 

Term 2215 Session 7W1 Section C01 Location ONLINE

Start date 21-05-03 End date 21-06-18

Dianne Bryant

HTHSCI 3G03 Course Outline

(for this spring/summer offering, there are no on-campus components)

 

This course will offer both a theoretical and experiential introduction to group dynamics and processes. Learning will be facilitated in large and small groups. One term

Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level III or above of the B.H.Sc. (Honours) program or registration

in Level III or above of the Integrated Biomedical Engineering and Health Sciences Program, and permission of the BHSc (Hons) Program.

Antirequisite(s): HTH SCI 4SS6

 

Term 2215 Session 7W1 Section C01 Location VIRTUAL

Start date 21-05-03 End date 21-06-18

TUES 2:30-4:20 PM WED 9:30-11:20 AM

Margaret Secord/Jennifer Nash

(for this spring/summer offering, there are no on-campus components)

 

Summer Session (June-August)

In this interdisciplinary inquiry course, students will use fictional characters as a model to apply and understand key concepts in various scientific disciplines (e.g. biology, psychology). Additional emphasis will be placed on science communication and the development of scientific inquiry skills.
Three hours; one term
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level III or above in any Honours program.

Term 2215 SessionSection C01 Location VIRTUAL

Start date 21-06-21 End date 21-08-06

MON/WED 1:00-4:00 PM

Michael Wong

Spring/Summer Session (May-August)

In this inquiry course, students will undertake an in-depth exploration of a specific health-related topic.
One term
Prerequisite(s): HTHSCI 2D06 A/B or HTHSCI 2E03 and registration in Level III of the B.H.Sc. (Honours) Program; or registration in Level III of the B.H.Sc. (Honours) Specializations, or registration in Level IV of the Integrated Biomedical Engineering and Health Sciences (IBEHS) program (HESE stream).

Topic: Health, Science, and Society in Literature

Term 2215 Session 1 Section C01 Location VIRTUAL

Start date 21-05-03 End date 21-08-06

Hartley Jafine

An opportunity to explore one or more specialized areas of Health Sciences in preparation for Level IV Senior Project/Thesis.
One term
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level III B.H.Sc. (Honours) Program or registration in Level III of the B.H. Sc. (Honours) Specializations.
Antirequisite(s): HTHSCI 3H06 A/B, IBEHS 3I06 A/B

Project Courses Hub, https://bhsc.mcmaster.ca/projectcourses/ for guidelines and forms.

*MOSAIC permission is required before registration can occur.

An opportunity to explore one or more specialized areas of Health Sciences in preparation for Level IV Senior Project/Thesis.
One term or two terms
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level III B.H.Sc. (Honours) Program or registration in Level III of the B.H. Sc. (Honours) Specializations and permission of B.H.Sc. (Honours) Program.
Antirequisite(s): HTHSCI 3H03, IBEHS 3I06 A/B

Project Courses Hub, https://bhsc.mcmaster.ca/projectcourses/ for guidelines and forms.

*MOSAIC permission is required before registration can occur.

An introduction to humoral and cellular immunity. The molecular and cellular basis of immunity, and an introduction to immunological techniques.
Two lectures, one tutorial; one term
Prerequisite(s): One of BIOLOGY 1A03, HTHSCI 1I06, or ISCI 1A24 A/B, and registration in Level II or above

 

Term 2215 Session 1 Section C01 Location ONLINE

Start date 21-05-03 End date 21-08-06

HTHSCI 3I03 Outline

(for this spring/summer offering, there are no on-campus components)

This course will explore ideas of work, career/life design and personal purpose. Students will undertake self-assessment activities, group projects and personal reflection with a view to integrating a critical appreciation of course content into their personal decision making.
Three hours; one term
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level III or above

 

Term 2215 Session 1 Section C01 Location VIRTUAL

Start date 21-05-03 End date 21-08-06

(for this spring/summer offering, there are no on-campus components)

A selection of information-based research projects conducted under the supervision of one or more members of the Faculty. Arrangements to register in HTHSCI 4B06 A/B including agreement of supervisor must be made before the end of March in Level III.
Two terms
Prerequisite(s): Registration in B.H.Sc. (Honours) Program and permission of B.H.Sc. (Honours) Program, or supervision by a Faculty of Health Sciences supervisor and permission of B.H.Sc. (Honours) Program
Antirequisite(s): BIOLOGY 4F06 A/B, 4C12 A/B, HTHSCI 4A09 A/B, HTHSCI 4A12 A/B , HTHSCI 4A15 A/B, MOLBIOL 4G12 A/B, PHARMAC 4F09, PSYCH 4D06, 4D09, 4E09, IBEHS 3I06 A/B
Not open to students with credit or registration in BIOCHEM 4P03.

Thesis Course Hub, https://bhsc.mcmaster.ca/thesiscourses/ for guidelines and forms.

*MOSAIC permission is required before registration can occur.

This course provides an opportunity for individual or small groups to integrate concepts from their undergraduate courses.
Prerequisite(s): Registration in B.H.Sc. (Honours) Program and permission of B.H.Sc. (Honours) Program, or supervision by a Faculty of Health Sciences supervisor and permission of B.H.Sc. (Honours) Program

Project Courses Hub, https://bhsc.mcmaster.ca/projectcourses/ for guidelines and forms.

*MOSAIC permission is required before registration can occur.

Online

Students will learn quantitative research design and how to evaluate the internal validity of published research to determine the effectiveness of an intervention, diagnostic test, screening program, prognostic or risk factor and systemic review.
Two lectures, one tutorial; one term
Prerequisite(s): HTHSCI 2G03

 

Term 2215 Session 7W1 Section C01 Location ONLINE

Start date 21-05-03 End date 21-06-18

Dianne Bryant

HTHSCI 3G03 Course Outline

(for this spring/summer offering, there are no on-campus components)

 

An introduction to humoral and cellular immunity. The molecular and cellular basis of immunity, and an introduction to immunological techniques.
Two lectures, one tutorial; one term
Prerequisite(s): One of BIOLOGY 1A03, HTHSCI 1I06, or ISCI 1A24 A/B, and registration in Level II or above

 

Term 2215 Session 1 Section C01 Location ONLINE

Start date 21-05-03 End date 21-08-06

HTHSCI 3I03 Outline

(for this spring/summer offering, there are no on-campus components)