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Concurrent Certificate in the Language of Medicine and Health

This concurrent certificate provides students with formal recognition of competency in the etymology, word formation, and logic of medical terminology.

Certificate Requirements

Any student in an undergraduate degree program at McMaster may declare the certificate, at the time of graduation, and upon completion of the following courses.

Requirements

15 units total

6 units

  • CLASSICS 2MT3 – Ancient Roots of Medical Terminology
  • CLASSICS 3MT3 – Advanced Ancient Roots of Medical Terminology

6 units

from

  • GREEK 1Z03 – Beginner’s Intensive Ancient Greek I
  • GREEK 1ZZ3 – Beginner’s Intensive Ancient Greek II
  • LATIN 1Z03 – Beginner’s Intensive Latin I
  • LATIN 1ZZ3 – Beginner’s Intensive Latin II

3 units

from

  • LINGUIST 3F03 – Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing
  • GREEK 1Z03 – Beginner’s Intensive Ancient Greek I
  • GREEK 1ZZ3 – Beginner’s Intensive Ancient Greek II
  • GREEK 2A03 – Intermediate Greek I
  • LATIN 1Z03 – Beginner’s Intensive Latin I
  • LATIN 1ZZ3 – Beginner’s Intensive Latin II
  • LATIN 2A03 – Intermediate Latin I
  • LINGUIST 1A03 – Introduction to Linguistics I

Notes

  1. Any student seeking a Classics programme may satisfy no more than 2 courses (six units) of the Classics programme’s requirements with courses that the student counts toward the satisfaction of the Certificate’s requirements.
  2. Any student wishing to declare a Minor in Classics, Latin, or Greek may satisfy no more than 2 courses (six units) of the Minor’s requirements.
  3. Students who have Grade 12 Latin or Greek and are therefore not eligible to take Beginner’s Intensive Latin or Greek can substitute the Intermediate Latin or Greek.