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Concurrent Certificate in Health Humanities and Social Sciences


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The Concurrent Certificate in Health Humanities & Social Sciences (HHSS Certificate) is designed to provide students from many disciplines with an interest in the health humanities and social sciences with an opportunity to develop an academic focus in this area, with the HHSS Certificate serving to recognize that they have gained core knowledge in this area through their coursework. For these purposes, HHSS is understood as the application of creative or fine arts (art, music, performing arts) and humanities and social sciences disciplines (eg. literary studies, languages, law, history, philosophy, religion, sociology, anthropology, etc.) to discuss, express, understand, or promote human health and well-being.

Certificate Requirements


Any student in an undergraduate program at McMaster may declare the HHSS Certificate at the time of graduation provided that they satisfy the following requirements:

Note


  • Transfer credits or substitutions may be considered for credit toward the HHSS Certificate by submitting a request to the Assistant Dean - BHSc
    (Hons) Program.

18 units


from

  • the following list; at least 9 units must be elective to the student’s degree, and at least 9 units must be taken from
    outside the student’s home faculty.

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