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…

…other course offerings may be forthcoming as well!

You can also select project, thesis, and special topics courses in the Spring/Summer Semesters.

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 in early March!

Information about dates and schedules is available on the Registrar’s website as of late February.

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

**Spring courses run from May 5 – June 16.  Spring/Summer courses run from May 5 – August 4.   Spring/Summer 2017 Sessional dates

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): HTH SCI 1E03 and 1EE3; or HTHSCI 1E06 A/B
Antirequisite(s): HTHSCI 2D06 A/B, 2N03

 

Term 2175 Session 7W1 Section C01 Location MCMST MAIN

Start date 17-05-01 End date 17-06-16

Tu 9:00:00 AM 12:00:00 PM MDCL_3304 Geoff Werstuck

Th 9:00:00 AM 12:00:00 PM MDCL_2218 Geoff Werstuck

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); Problem Based Learning and Computer Laboratories (three hours); one term
Prerequisite(s): CHEM 1AA3HTHSCI 1I06 A/B; and HTHSCI 2D06 A/BHTHSCI 2E03 or registration in Level II of the B.H.Sc. (Honours) Specializations or registration in Level II or above of the Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering Program.
Antirequisite(s): BIOLOGY 2B03ISCI 2A18 A/B, MOL BIOL 2B03

 

Term 2175 Session 7W1 Section C01 Location MCMST MAIN

Start date 17-05-01 End date 17-06-16

We Fr 9:00:00 AM 12:00:00 PM TSH_122 Eric Seidlitz

Students will engage with global health outside the traditional academic environment. Development, initiated in Level II will form the basis for the construction/deconstruction of new understanding.
Full term
Prerequisite(s): Registration in Level III of the B.H.Sc. (Honours) Global Health Specialization

 

Term 2175 Session 7W1 Section C01 Location MCMST MAIN

Start date 17-05-01 End date 17-06-16

Project course

In this inquiry-style course, students will use fictional characters as a model to apply and understand key concepts in biology, neuroscience, and psychology.

Three hours; one term

Prerequisite(s): Registration in level III or above of the BHSc (Honours) Program or registration in Level III or above of the BHSc (Honours) Specializations or permission of the instructor

 

Term 2175 Session 7W1 Section C01 Location MCMST MAIN

Start date 17-05-01 End date 17-06-16

Mo We 1:00:00 PM 4:00:00 PM HSC_1J7 Michael Wong

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 2A03HTHSCI 2G03

 

Term 2175 Session 7W1 Section C01 Location MCMST MAIN

Start date 17-05-01 End date 17-06-16

Online – Dianne Bryant

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

Students will explore and examine how hidden strategies/factors are deployed to create popular mindsets, beliefs, propagandas and perceptions. By using examples from education, health care, psychology & behavior economics, students will have an exciting platform to deconstruct some of the popular mindsets/stereotypes/beliefs and then use that knowledge to become an effective advocate.
Three hours; one term

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

 

Term 2175 Session 7W1 Section C01 Location MCMST MAIN

Start date 17-05-01 End date 17-06-16

Tu Th 5:30:00 PM 8:30:00 PM MDCL_3413 Parmjit Singh

A selection of information-based research projects conducted under the supervision of one or more members of the Faculty. Arrangements to register in HTH SCI 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

Antirequisite(s): BIOLOGY 4FF3, 4GG9, 4I03, HTHSCI 4A09 A/B, HTHSCI 4A12 A/B, HTHSCI 4A15 A/B, MOL BIOL 4R09, PHARMAC 4F09, PSYCH 4D06, 4D09, 4E09
Not open to students with credit or registration in BIOCHEM 4P03.

 

Term 2175 Session 7W1 Section C02 Location MCMST MAIN

Start date 17-05-01 End date 17-06-16

Project course

Summer Session (June-August)

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.

 

Term 2175 Session 7W2 Section C01 Location MCMST MAIN

Start date 17-06-19 End date 17-08-04

Project course

A thesis-based research project conducted under the direction and supervision of a member of the Faculty. Arrangements to register in HTH SCI 4A09 A/B, including agreement of the 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

Antirequisite(s): BIOLOGY 4FF3, 4GG9, 4I03, HTHSCI 4B06 A/B, HTHSCI 4A12 A/B, HTHSCI 4A15 A/B, MOL BIOL 4R09, PHARMAC 4F09, PSYCH 4E09
Not open to students with credit or registration in BIOCHEM 4P03.

 

Term 2175 Session 7W2 Section C01 Location MCMST MAIN

Start date 17-06-19 End date 17-08-04

Project course

A selection of information-based research projects conducted under the supervision of one or more members of the Faculty. Arrangements to register in HTH SCI 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

Antirequisite(s): BIOLOGY 4FF3, 4GG9, 4I03, HTHSCI 4A09 A/B, HTHSCI 4A12 A/B, HTHSCI 4A15 A/B, MOL BIOL 4R09, PHARMAC 4F09, PSYCH 4D06, 4D09, 4E09
Not open to students with credit or registration in BIOCHEM 4P03.

 

Term 2175 Session 7W2 Section C01 Location MCMST MAIN

Start date 17-06-19 End date 17-08-04

Project course

This course provides an opportunity for individual or small groups to integrate concepts from their undergraduate courses.
Sessions arranged individually or in small groups; one term

Prerequisite(s): Permission of the Assistant Dean, B.H.Sc. (Honours) program

HTH SCI 4D03 may be repeated, if on a different topic, to a total of six units.

 

Term 2175 Session 7W2 Section C01 Location MCMST MAIN

Start date 17-06-19 End date 17-08-04

Project course

This course will include one or more placements for students. In conjunction with these placements, students will be required to compile a report on one or more health care delivery environments. Students must arrange their clinical placement.

This course is evaluated on a Pass/Fail basis.
One term

Prerequisite(s): HTHSCI 3H03 and permission of the Assistant Dean, B.H.Sc. (Honours) program

HTH SCI 4F03 may be repeated, if on a different topic, to a total of six units.

 

Term 2175 Session 7W2 Section C01 Location MCMST MAIN

Start date 17-06-19 End date 17-08-04

Project course

Spring/Summer Session (May-August)

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 2B03HTHSCI 2K03ISCI 2A18 A/B or MOL BIOL 2B03

 

Term 2175 Session 1 Section C01 Location MCMST MAIN

Start date 17-05-01 End date 17-08-04

Online – Martin Stampfli

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

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 2A03, HTHSCI 2G03

 

Term 2175 Session 7W1 Section C01 Location MCMST MAIN

Start date 17-05-01 End date 17-06-16

Online – Dianne Bryant

(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 2B03HTHSCI 2K03ISCI 2A18 A/B or MOL BIOL 2B03

 

Term 2175 Session 1 Section C01 Location MCMST MAIN

Start date 17-05-01 End date 17-08-04

Online – Martin Stampfli

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