Health Foundations: Certificate
All intakes for this program have been postponed indefinitely.
The Health Foundations program provides the foundational knowledge and skills necessary to continue studies in the health care field. Students who successfully complete the program may, through a competitive declaration process, continue through the final three (3) years of the Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Bachelor of Psychiatric Nursing programs, or other undergraduate programs at KPU or elsewhere.
Note that admission to the Faculty of Health for the Health Foundations program does not guarantee registration in particular courses. Students intending to complete the Health Foundations Certificate and proceed into either the Nursing program or the Psychiatric Nursing program must declare that intention and then be evaluated based on the stated admission requirements for those programs.
The Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, apply to this program.
The Certificate in Health Foundations requires the completion of the following 32 credits.
|ANTH 1100||Social & Cultural Anthropology||3 credits|
|BIOL 1160||Anatomy and Physiology I||4 credits|
|BIOL 1260||Anatomy and Physiology II||4 credits|
|ENGL 1100||Introduction to University Writing||3 credits|
|HEAL 1100||Mental Wellness and Communication||3 credits|
|HEAL 1150||Personal Care Skills: Lab I||3 credits|
|HEAL 1180||Introduction to Health Research||3 credits|
|HSCI 1115||Introduction to Health Science||3 credits|
|PSYC 1100||Introduction to Psychology: Basic Processes||3 credits|
|SOCI 1125||Introduction to Society: Processes and Structures||3 credits|
Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive a Certificate in Health Foundations.
At a Glance
Faculty of Health
- Open intake
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