HMB490Y1: Health in Community



An experiential learning course exploring health-related challenges and social determinants of health in partnership with local community organizations. Lectures and tutorials will support learning of selected biological and social aspects of health and disease, neuroscience, genetics or population health, and the development of scientific knowledge translation skills relevant to the community agencies. Cannot be taken concurrently with a full year research project course.

Enrolment is by application. Detailed application instructions are available on the HMB Special Enrolment website: The application will ask about motivation and/or relevant experience. The deadline for the application is before the first day of course enrolment. Applications will be assessed based on prerequisites, submitted answers to application prompts and cGPA. This course is open to all Human Biology students.

Distribution Requirements
Breadth Requirements
Living Things and Their Environment (4)
Society and its Institutions (3)
Mode of Delivery
In Class