Oct 21, 2020  
Undergraduate Calendar 2015-2016 
Undergraduate Calendar 2015-2016 [-ARCHIVED CALENDAR-]

Honours Gerontology (B.A.)



Enrolment in this program is limited and possession of the published minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. Selection is based on academic achievement but requires, as a minimum, completion of any Level I program with a minimum Cumulative Average of 5.0 including credit in HLTHAGE 1AA3  and a grade of at least C in HLTHAGE 1BB3 . For continuation in the program, see the section on Minimum Requirements for Entering and Continuing in a Program Beyond Level I  in the Faculty of Social Sciences Academic Regulations.


  1. Application for admission must be made by April 1. See Admission to Level II Programs  in Academic Regulations in this section of the Calendar.
  2. Courses other than those listed below in the Course List may be substituted with the prior permission of the Chair. Students wishing to apply for substitutions must contact the Health, Aging and Society Administrator. Given the extensive curriculum revisions that have been made, students are strongly encouraged to review course antirequisites in the Course Listings section of the Calendar.
  3. Students who have completed HLTH AGE 2A06 or 3Z06 (or equivalent – see course antirequisites) are not required to complete HLTHAGE 2A03  or 3B03  or 3G03 .
  4. Students with prior credit in GERONTOL or HEALTHST courses may consult the Health, Aging and Society Administrator to determine eligibility toward degree requirements.
  5. Students may take a maximum of 9 units from HLTHAGE 4A03 , 4B03 , 4C03 , 4H03 , 4I03 , 4L03 , 4N03 , 4Z06 A/B .


120 units total (Levels I to IV), of which 48 units may be Level I