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Families are dynamic. Gain theoretical and practical insights into the changes that affect families, and the social responses to those changes. This program explores child studies, sexuality and sexual health, family history and change, marriage dynamics, and gender issues. It combines courses from a variety of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, social work, history and women’s and gender issues.
Sample Courses: Foundations of Social Life; Sociology of Families; Researching Social Life; Sexuality and Health; Women, Race and Social Justice
Career Tracks: Child and youth worker, human resources manager, counselling/ rehabilitation, public relations officer, health educator
Course Requirements: ENG4U required
Minimum Average: 70%*
* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.
Course Requirements: Grade 12 English required
Minimum Average: 70%*
* Applicants educated outside of Canada must submit evidence of education equivalent to the Ontario Secondary
School Diploma (OSSD) with six Grade 12 academic courses. Grades will be converted to Ontario equivalent grades.
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Employment rate of graduates 2 years following degree completion (OUGS Social Sciences, 2017)
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* Additional education and/or training required for some of the above careers.
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A HIP is an enriching educational experience that can be life-changing and often includes learning outside of the classroom while encouraging meaningful interaction and collaboration, such as:
Intentional career planning will help you prepare for your next step after graduation and beyond. It is a fluid, dynamic, and lifelong process. You can move on or return to an earlier stage in the cycle at any time.
Your UWindsor experience is more than attending classes. It is a combination of academics, co-curricular activities, and extracurricular involvement. By making the most of all three elements of your university experience, you will maximize your opportunities to build your skills, broaden your personal network, and clarify your long term academic and career goals.
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Windsor/Essex County is a beautiful region situated in the heart of the Great Lakes. We enjoy the warmest climate in Ontario, with a long Summer and short Winter. Come see us, you won’t want to leave.
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