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Family & Social Relations

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Admission Requirements & Program Highlights

Family & Social Relations – A unique program in Canada, it will provide you theoretical and practical insights into the changes that affect families and social responses to those changes. Explore child studies, sexuality and sexual health (domestic and international), family history and change, marriage dynamics, women’s issues, changing gender roles, and aging. This program combines courses from such disciplines as sociology, psychology, social work, history, and women’s and gender studies.

Admission Requirements

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

ENG4U required.

70%*

* Average over six Grade 12 U or M courses

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%*

* Average over six Grade 12 courses

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%*

* Average over six Grade 12 courses

Course Requirements

Minimum Average

Grade 12 English required.

70%*

* Average over six Grade 12 courses

Functional Knowledge

  • Identifying, interpreting, and communicating key issues relevant to individuals, groups and society
  • Critically evaluating and interpreting existing research/theories and applying the results to solve problems
  • Appreciating the respective roles of various governmental, community, and health-care institutions

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Explore Opportunities

Explore a selection of recommended opportunities for students in this program. Below you'll find many options – you don’t have to do everything on it or limit yourself to it. Engage in opportunities from each of the three categories to set yourself up for success.

HIP

High-Impact Practices (HIP)

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.

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Career Planning

Intentional career planning will help you prepare for your next step after graduation. It is a fluid, dynamic, and continuous process, meaning you can move on or return to an earlier stage at any time. You can even work through simultaneous cycles, like one for your long-term dream job and another for a summer job.

Manage Your Career - 1. Asses Yourself - 2. Explore Careers - 3. Expand Skills - 4. Market Yourself - 5. Find a job

Build your Skills and Experience

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.

Academics

Curriculum

Courses of study specific to each program

Co-Curriculum

Co-Curriculum

Activities and experiences that complement coursework (Outstanding Scholars, peer mentoring, VIP)

Extracurriculum

Extracurriculum

Activities falling outside of the scope of set curriculum (Part-time job, clubs, volunteering, athletics


Visit UWindsor

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.

Visit UWindsor

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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Life After Graduation

95.7%

Employment rate of graduates 2 years following degree completion
(OUGS Social Sciences, 2014)

24

Number of Family and Social Relations Graduates (2017)

Common Industries for Family & Social Relations Graduates

  • Academia
  • Business: Analysis, research, corporate communications
  • Education: Public schools, vocational/corporate training
  • Government services
  • Journalism: Political correspondence and analysis
  • Law and law enforcement
  • Politics: Political office, campaign management, polling and research, speechwriting
  • Public policy think tanks and consulting: Public/private sectors

Career Tracks*

  • Administrative assistant
  • Case worker
  • Child and youth worker
  • Communications specialist
  • Consultant
  • Counsellor
  • Court monitor
  • Development analyst
  • Educational assistant
  • Health educator
  • Human resources manager
  • Immigration officer
  • Industry instructor
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Legal consultant
  • Operations director
  • Professor
  • Project manager
  • Psychologist
  • Public official
  • Public policy analyst
  • Public relations officer
  • Recreational director
  • Research co-ordinator
  • Sales manager
  • Social worker
  • Teacher
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* Additional education and/or training required for some of the above careers.

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