Courses for your Health Sciences degree

First-year courses

September to December

January to April


This is a sample schedule. Courses or when a course is offered may change depending on availability.

After first year

About half of the classes you’ll take will be Health courses. With your remaining classes, you can choose electives from many of the 100 subject areas at Waterloo.

View all the courses required for your degree.

Sample upper-year courses

HLTH 310 – Development, Aging, and Health
HLTH 341 – Principles of Pathobiology
HLTH 443 – Epidemiology of Communicable Diseases
HLTH 461 – Experimental Methods in Behavioural Neuroscience


Featured courses

Read about some of the opportunities available to you as a Health Sciences student.

Advisors are here to help

With so much flexibility, you might have a lot of questions. We're here to help! If you're applying for admission, contact our Faculty of Health recruitment co-ordinator.

Once you're a Waterloo student, you'll have access to academic advisors who can help you

  • choose your courses,
  • select minors and specializations,
  • ensure that you're meeting the requirements for your degree, and more.

Learn more

Overview of Waterloo's Health Sciences degree program.