Bachelor of Arts Program in Social Sciences in Jamaica

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Social Sciences

A BA stands for a Bachelor of Arts. This undergraduate degree can be taken in a variety of career focuses, and it consists of liberal arts classes as well as specialized courses that prepare students for a job.

Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea, comprising the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles.

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Bachelor of Arts in Community Development (BA)

International University of the Caribbean
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2019 Jamaica Kingston + 1 more

The Degree in Community Development equips and empower groups of people by providing them with the requisite skills to effect change in their own communities. Community developers must be knowledgeable in both how to work with individuals and how to affect communities' positions within the context of larger social institutions. [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Community Development (BA)

The Degree in Community Development equips and empower groups of people by providing them with the requisite skills to effect change in their own communities. Community developers must be knowledgeable in both how to work with individuals and how to affect communities' positions within the context of larger social institutions. Community Development Exchange defines Community Development as: “the process of developing active and sustainable communities based on social justice and mutual respect. It is about influencing power structures to remove the barriers that prevent people from participating in the issues that affect their lives.

Core Courses Introduction to Community Development Introduction to Mediation Mature Personhood Project Development and Mgmt Introduction to Sociology The Family and Community Introduction Psychology Community Profiling Service Learning and Volunteerism HR Management Civil Society and Governance Jamaican Society Leadership and Group Dynamics Children and Youth Gender and Development Counselling Community Change Entry Requirements ... [-]

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (BA)

International University of the Caribbean
Campus Full time Part time 4 years September 2019 Jamaica Kingston + 1 more

Psychology is a relatively new and evolving field in Jamaica. The need to understand and evaluate the psychological elements contributing to the rich complexity of the Jamaican people and their culture is without question. The B.A. Psychology programme provides students with a comprehensive understanding of key theories and practices in the field, an appreciation of its constantly evolving nature, and the critical application of... [+]

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology (BA)

Psychology is a relatively new and evolving field in Jamaica. The need to understand and evaluate the psychological elements contributing to the rich complexity of the Jamaican people and their culture is without question. The B.A. Psychology programme provides students with a comprehensive understanding of key theories and practices in the field, an appreciation of its constantly evolving nature, and the critical application of various psychological perspectives to the Jamaican people and context. Psychology is a field that has great potential for offering solutions and developing leadership, and these are just two of the aims of the CLTD’s B.A. Psychology programme.... [-]