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Undergraduate Calendar 2023-2024 
Undergraduate Calendar 2023-2024 [-ARCHIVED CALENDAR-]

Combined Honours in Aging and Society and Another Subject (B.A.)

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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 Grade Point Average of 5.0 including a grade of at least C in HLTHAGE 1BB3  and satisfaction of admission requirements for the Honours program in the other B.A. subject. 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. See Admission to Level II Programs  in the Faculty of Social Sciences 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 Administrator of the Department of Health, Aging and Society.
  3. HLTHAGE 1AA3 - Introduction to Health and Society  or HLTHAGE 1ZZ3 - Inquiry: Introduction to Health and Society  must be completed by the end of 60 units, however students are strongly encouraged to complete this requirement prior to the end of Level I. One of HLTHAGE 1AA3  or 1ZZ3  and 1BB3  are prerequisites for HLTHAGE 2BB3  which is a required course in Level II of the program.
  4. Students are strongly encouraged to complete HLTHAGE 2A03  and 3B03  or 3G03  to satisfy the Research Methods requirement of the degree, but may complete the Research Methods course(s) as required by the other subject and replace these with equal units of Health, Aging and Society or Course List courses.
  5. Students who register in HLTHAGE 4Z06 A/B  may take a maximum of 12 units from HLTHAGE 4AB3 , 4B03 , 4C03 , 4H03 , 4I03 , 4L03 , 4N03 4P03 , 4U03 , 4V03, 4W03 4Z06 A/B . Otherwise, they may take a maximum of 9 units from HLTHAGE 4AB3 , 4B03 , 4C03 , 4H03 , 4I03 , 4L03 , 4N03 4P03 4U03 , 4V03, 4W03 .


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

30 units


  • the Level I program completed prior to admission to the program
    (See Admission above.)

3-6 units


9 or 12 units

As outlined below:

6 units


  • Course List or Health, Aging and Society

36 units

  • Courses as specified for the other subject

6-15 units

  • Electives

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