Year 1 courses include AHSC 610, 620, 631, 632, 660 and 670 for a total of 18 credits. All 1st year students must enroll full-time to take all of these courses in the first year. The workload for these courses is spread out over the fall and winter semesters. There are 9 ‘3-day weekends’ from August to May for the first year.
In addition, all first year students are required to attend a ‘week-long’ off-campus residential laboratory which is scheduled for the last week in August. This laboratory consists of AHSC 610.
Year 2 courses include AHSC 675, 685, 680 and 698 for a total of 27 credits. Students may change their status to part-time in the second year upon consultation with the Graduate Program Director. It will take you longer to complete the program if you change your status to part-time.
AHSC 675 (elective) and AHSC 685 are generally scheduled at the beginning of the second year in May and June. These are taught in an intensive format over a 1-week period for each.
All second year students are required to attend a ‘week-long’ off-campus residential laboratory which is scheduled for the last week in August. This laboratory consists of AHSC 680. This course culminates with a ‘4-day weekend’ in October which all students must also attend.
AHSC 698 is the final masters project. Students meet for 7 ‘2-day weekends’ from Sep – Jul for 698. The project can be started at any time during the second year.