Bachelor's Degree in Humanities and Social Sciences in Canada

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Humanities and Social Sciences

Bachelor programs in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences attract a range of students from around Canada and the world. Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences disciplines include a variety of subjects, such as Design, History, Literature, Media, Psychology and more. Bachelor programs at universities and academic institutions in Canada tend to begin with foundational courses in the chosen discipline, then progressively become more specialized or allow the student more freedom to choose their courses and electives.

Bachelor programs in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences in Canada tend to last approximately four years when studied on a full time schedule, although part time and online courses are also available for some programs. Bachelor students enrolled in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences degree programs often choose to spend a term studying abroad or completing an internship, building practical knowledge and skill in an academic environment conducive to learning and constructive feedback.

Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences is an area of study, within which there are a number of topics for specific Bachelor programs at schools in Canada. You can use the drop down menus below to refine your search depending on your personal interests. If you are ready to begin your search for a Bachelor program in Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences in Canada, then scroll down and start reading, today!

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Bachelor of Applied Arts in Criminal Justice

St. Thomas University
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada Fredericton

Criminology is a discipline that seeks to understand how people behave in difficult, confusing, stressful, tragic, and bizarre situations. As the study of Criminology often involves political, social, and personal consideration, students learn to analyze theories of criminal behaviour and fairly and accurately evaluate criminal justice systems and policies. [+]

Best Bachelors in Humanities and Social Sciences in Canada 2017. Criminology is a discipline that seeks to understand how people behave in difficult, confusing, stressful, tragic, and bizarre situations. As the study of Criminology often involves political, social, and personal consideration, students learn to analyze theories of criminal behaviour and fairly and accurately evaluate criminal justice systems and policies. Our program at St. Thomas examines the people and institutions that affect, and are affected by, the justice system, exploring the impact on offenders, victims, and the public. CRITICAL & TRANSFERABLE SKILLS By studying Criminology, students develop exceptional academic and research literacy. As presentation of this research is essential to the discipline, students also gain significant experience in skills such as communication and debate. Analytical and evaluative skills are central to the study of Criminology and Criminal Justice as students are required to question the policies and institutions in place for those who have been identified as criminal and those who have been victims of criminal behaviour. COMMON CAREERS AND GRADUATE PATHWAYS A foundation in Criminology and Criminal Justice will prepare you for a wide variety of careers. The knowledge and skillset gained from this subject area is both deeply analytical, practical, and demanding. Graduates from this program have pursued careers in law, police and RCMP, government, social policy, corrections, social work, education, and more St. Thomas is the first university in Atlantic Canada to offer a major in Criminology and the first Canadian university to develop an applied arts degree program in Criminal Justice. A major or honours in Criminology is for students who plan to work in the criminal justice system, public safety areas such as policy development and program evaluation, or those applying to graduate school. RELATED AREAS OF STUDY Criminology can be viewed as an integrated approach to the study of crime and it combines elements of knowledge from a variety of disciplines including Psychology, Sociology, Human Rights, Political Science, Philosophy, History, and more. Minor in Criminology Students wishing to complete a Minor in Criminology must complete CRIM 1013 and 1023 and an additional 12 credit hours in Criminology courses. Major in Criminology Students must complete CRIM 1013 Introduction to Criminology and CRIM 1023 Introduction to Criminal Justice (a total of 6 credit hours) as a prerequisite for all courses offered by the Criminology Department. Students are also required to complete 3 credit hours from each of the six course streams (for a total of 18 credit hours) plus an additional 12 credit hours of CRIM electives (from any course stream; for a total of 36 credit hours). The Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice has organized its courses into the following Course Streams: Cultural Studies CRIM 2463 Cultural Criminology CRIM 2743 Social Protest in Canada CRIM 3263 Crime and the Media CRIM 3273 Crime in Popular Film CRIM 3563 Visual Criminology CRIM 4143 Hate Crime CRIM 4273 Advanced Studies in Crime in Popular Film CRIM 4503 Discourse and Crime CRIM 4513 Ethnography and Crime Criminal Justice Studies CRIM 2243 Corrections CRIM 2943 Victimology CRIM 3123 Contemporary Issues in Criminal Justice CRIM 3143 Charter Rights and Criminal Justice CRIM 3153 Criminal Behaviour CRIM 3283 Crime Prevention CRIM 4123 Peacemaking Criminology and Restorative Justice CRIM 4133 International and Comparative Criminal Justice Law & Society Studies CRIM 2123 Criminal Law CRIM 2253 Crime and Society in Historical Perspective CRIM 3223 Criminal Procedure CRIM 3243 Advanced Criminal Law CRIM 3503 Wrongful Conviction! CRIM 4403 Feminist Legal Studies Child & Youth Studies CRIM 2223 Young Offenders and Juvenile Justice CRIM 2263 Children and Youth at Risk CRIM 3803 Child and Youth Rights CRIM 4153 Advanced Studies in Youth Justice Policy Police & Security Studies CRIM 2843 Corporate Crime and Corporate Regulation CRIM 2233 Police and the Canadian Community CRIM 3513 Organized Crime CRIM 3643 Terrorism CRIM 4233 Policing, Security, and Governance Theoretical & Methodological Studies CRIM 2013 Early Criminological Theory CRIM 3013 Contemporary Criminological Theory CRIM 2103 Introduction to Qualitative Research Methods CRIM 2113 Introduction to Quantitative Research Methods CRIM 3103 Advanced Qualitative Research Methods CRIM 4113 Advanced Data Analysis CRIM 4423 Power and Control in Society Honours in Criminology Students honouring in Criminology require a total of 36 credit hours in Criminology to qualify for the Major (as outlined above, under Major in Criminology) plus an additional 21 credit hours, described below, for a total of 57 credit hours, to complete the program. Students wishing to pursue an Honours in Criminology must complete the following courses: CRIM 1013 & 1023 (or 1006), CRIM 2013, CRIM 2103, CRIM 2113, CRIM 2253, CRIM 3013, and CRIM 3103 or CRIM 4113, with a cumulative grade point average of 3.3, in the Honours/Criminology subject. [-]

Education

Medicine Hat College
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada Medicine Hat

Medicine Hat College is pleased to now offer a Bachelor of Education in collaboration with Mount Royal University. You can complete all four years at Medicine Hat College, with a focus on elementary education. If you love working with children and young adults, have a passion for learning and teaching, and imagine yourself influencing future generations, a career in education is a great fit for you. [+]

Medicine Hat College is pleased to now offer a Bachelor of Education in collaboration with Mount Royal University. You can complete all four years at Medicine Hat College, with a focus on elementary education. If you love working with children and young adults, have a passion for learning and teaching, and imagine yourself influencing future generations, a career in education is a great fit for you. Becoming a teacher offers you the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of young people and to shape the future through interaction with youth. Each of us, at some point in our lives, felt the influence of a teacher who affected how we see the world and our place in it. Many of the students who enrol in our program want to make a difference in the lives of others and choose a career in teaching to make it happen. There are two options in pursuing a degree in education at Medicine Hat College. Mount Royal University, Bachelor of Education at MHC Medicine Hat College, in partnership with Mount Royal University, offers a degree completion program that can be completed in Medicine Hat. This new partnership includes two years of study for degree completion and teacher certification with a focus on elementary education after you have completed the first two years of the B.Ed. Elementary program (60 credits). University Transfer Education For those interested in starting their studies at Medicine Hat College and completing their degree at another institution, our University Transfer Education program offers students the opportunity to study at MHC for up to two years and transfer to a variety of post-secondary institutions in Lethbridge, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon, and Regina. Practicum Students should be aware that under the Protection for Persons in Care Act (January 1998) you will be required to provide a current Police Information Check with Vulnerable Sector Search as well as an Alberta Children's Services Intervention Record Check to the school jurisdiction in which you are placed for each teaching practicum or field experience. Student teachers are responsible for the cost of obtaining this documentation and ensuring it is provided to school jurisdictions requiring it, and a copy provided to the Education Advisor prior to the start of the first field experience. It is also recommended that you possess a current Emergency or Standard First Aid Certificate and that Health Immunization Records are up to date. Admission Requirements High School Alberta High School Courses or equivalents with a minimum 60% average in the required courses. ELA 30-1 Three additional 30-level academic subjects One 5-credit or two 3-credit subjects at the 30-level (Special Projects 30 excluded) Note: Completion of Pure Math 30, Math 30-1, or Math 30-2 is required for students transferring to the University of Alberta Faculty of Education Elementary route. Mature Student (21 years of age) The following are minimum admission requirements. Please see an advisor for additional course-specific pre-requisites. ELA 30-1 Pre-requisite courses required, eg. Chemistry 30 required for university level Chemistry Note: Completion of Pure Math 30, Math 30-1, or Math 30-2 is required for students transferring to the University of Alberta Faculty of Education Elementary route. [-]

Bachelor Of Secondary Education

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time 24 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski

The Bachelor of secondary form of education professionals, skilled and educated, able to teach two cycles of secondary school, or the disciplines of the chosen path. [+]

Best Bachelors in Humanities and Social Sciences in Canada 2017. The Bachelor of secondary form of education professionals, skilled and educated, able to teach two cycles of secondary school, or the disciplines of the chosen path: French; mathematical; science and technology; Social Sciences; personal development; music. paths Didactics (art of teaching a particular discipline), integrated with each traverse, provides tools to teach effectively, and better intervene and support the teacher in the prevention of learning difficulties. The courses cover psychology, learning, managing a class group, assessment of student learning and school and social adaptation. The disciplinary training is done in turn by profile. Bachelor of secondary education, French profile Literature (Quebec and French), linguistics, grammar, syntax, etc. Bachelor of Secondary Education, Mathematics profile Algebra, geometry, statistics, probability, computing, history of mathematics, etc. Bachelor of Secondary Education, Science and Technology Profile Biology, chemistry, physics, geography, engineering, computer science, etc. Bachelor of Secondary Education, Social Sciences profile History, geography, citizenship education, contemporary world. Bachelor of Secondary Education, Profile Personal Development History and citizenship education, ethics and religious culture. Bachelor of Secondary Education, Music profile music training offered in partnership with the Conservatory of Music in Rimouski piano, harpsichord, organ, guitar, saxophone and orchestra instruments. What is teaching in high school? Teach high, is walking with the students in their learning and share their findings. It is also stimulating in pursuing their studies during this period of life marked by the birth of multiple interests and the questioning of personal and professional choices. To get there, the teacher mastery of communication to attract the interest of his students. It is autonomous in the preparation of its teaching-learning activities and adapt its strategies according to the different skills and abilities of students in order to achieve specific educational goals. The teacher puts the student at the heart of its concerns to cultivate intellectual curiosity, autonomy and desire to learn. He plays the role of guide in the development of knowledge and skills of the student, but also personal development and social values. The teacher remains present, listening to teenagers, to inspire them to go further in achieving their plans and dreams. Internships The Bachelor of Secondary Education has four school placements, each a year. Over 720 hours of training are carried out in schools. Authorized Internship places are the school boards of five administrative regions: Bas-Saint-Laurent North Coast Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine Chaudière-Appalaches Capitale-Nationale It is possible to do an internship in the administrative region of Montreal provided there is a group of trainees. The University determines the internship sites taking into account the place of origin and preferences of the student. It is possible to make the long course (fourth year) in other regions of Quebec under certain conditions. Teaching diploma A permanent teaching certificate (legal authorization to teach) is issued to those who successfully complete the program. All candidates must be free of criminal record to receive their teaching license. Employment Opportunities Graduates of secondary education in bachelor work mainly as teachers in classes of two cycles of secondary school in one of the school boards in Quebec, mostly in areas where they did their internship. For several years, the graduate placement rate is excellent. Moreover, school boards bemoan a shortage of qualified staff in certain subjects, particularly in mathematics and science and technology. The weekly work schedule of a teacher varies around 32 hours per week: about 20 hours working with students (courses, supervision, monitoring, recovery, student activities, etc.); about 7 hours of "presence-school" (meetings, planning, availability for students); about 5 hours of time of a personal nature (as needed). Continuation of graduate studies at UQAR Graduates of secondary education in bachelor access to graduate from UQAR programs in the following areas: education; educational administration; history (students' social universe "profiles and" personal development "; Geography (Student Profile "science and technology"); letters (Student Profile "French"); ethics; project management; people management in the workplace; psychology; regional development. OBJECTIVES collegiate basis All candidates and all candidates must demonstrate their mastery of French in meeting the requirements of the Policy on proficiency in French at the undergraduate of the University of Quebec in Rimouski before their first enrollment. Profile Mathematics: Hold a college degree (DEC) or equivalent and have passed the college courses Mathematics 103 or 201-NYA (00UN) 01Y1 or 022X, 105 or 201-NYC (00UQ) or 022Z and 01Y4 203 or 201-NYB (00UP) 01Y2 or 022Y or their equivalent. Profile Science and Technology: Hold a college degree (DEC) in the natural sciences. OR Hold a college degree (DEC) in sciences, humanities and arts. OR Hold a college degree (DEC) and have passed the following college courses or their equivalent: Biology 301 or 101-NYA (00UK) or 01Y5 Chemistry 101 or 202-NYA (00UL) or 01Y6 and 201 or 202-NYB (00UM) or 01YH Mathematics 103 or 201-NYA (00UN) 01Y1 or 022X, 105 or 201-NYC (00UQ) 01Y4 or 022Z and 203 or 201-NYB (00UP) 01Y2 or 022Y Physics 101 or 203 -nya (00UR) or 01Y7, 201 or 203-NYC (00US) or 01YF and 301 or 203-NYC (00UT) or 01YG oR hold a college degree (DEC) and have passed technical courses college following: A biology course Chemistry 101 or 202-NYA (00UL) or 01Y6 and 201 or 202-NYB (00UM) or 01YH Mathematics 103 or 201-NYA (00UN) 01Y1 or 022X and 203 or 201-NYB (00UP) 01Y2 or 022Y Physics 101 or 203 -nya (00UR) or 01Y7, 201 or 203-NYC (00US) or 01YF and 301 or 203-NYC (00UT) or 01YG Base university All candidates and all candidates must demonstrate their mastery of French in meeting the requirements of the Policy on proficiency in French at the undergraduate of the University of Quebec in Rimouski before their first enrollment. Have completed at least thirty credits of academic courses in a program at the time of filing the application, and have appropriate knowledge in mathematics education equivalent to that provided by the college courses Mathematics 103 or 201-NYA (00UN) 01Y1 or 022X, 105 or 201-NYC (00UQ) 01Y4 or 022Z and 203 or 201-NYB (00UP) 01Y2 or 022Y. The successful candidate who has not received the required mathematical background will be required to supply it, within twelve months, either at college or university level. [-]

BA In Literature And Creative Writing

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski

The Bachelor of letters and literary creation, a unique training in the Francophonie can explore literature by writing to understand the processes involved in creative writing through writing workshops: story, novel, fiction, poetry, screenwriting, cartoon, theater, etc. [+]

The Bachelor of letters and literary creation, a unique training in the Francophonie can explore literature by writing to understand the processes involved in creative writing through writing workshops: story, novel, fiction, poetry, screenwriting, cartoon, theater, etc. It also allows to acquire a rigorous training in literary culture and literary theories. paths The Bachelor of letters and literary creation consists of three principal components. creative Writing This aims to stimulate creative thinking and advance the writing process. Students are introduced to various writing methods, deepen the creative process and a round off or creative projects. In the program : introductory workshops or development oriented around the major literary genres and practices (the narrative, prose fiction, poetry, theater, screenwriting, comics, song, etc.); seminars designed to refine long creative writing projects (collection of poems or new, novel, play, etc.); the "master classes". Approaches and Methods This component is designed to provide the knowledge and tools necessary to pursue research in literary studies. You can discover and master various methods and approaches fostering understanding, analysis and explanation of literary texts. literary culture This aims to provide basic notions about the history of literature. It explores all the key periods of French and Quebec Literatures. He learns the foreign literature and various key issues in the literature (women's writing, myths and utopia americanite, literature for youth, bestsellers and popular literature, the relationship between the arts and literature, etc.). Targeted audience The Bachelor of letters and literary creation is not directed only at those who harbor literary ambitions, but more broadly to anyone looking for a solid literary culture, a demanding work method or drawn a creative approach or trades pen: writing, editing, script writing, communication, etc. Internships During the third year of the program, undergraduate students in literature and creative writing must take a course from the following three. Internship in the Workplace This course allows to tame a workplace (communication services, cultural organizations, educational institutions, media, etc.) to perform any related tasks: communication (writing, editing, public relations, journalism, etc.); culture (media, publishing, literary, recreational, etc.) education (CEGEP). Creative Writing Internship This placement produces a long creative work by attending workshops or training with a professional organization of literary writing. This course is for students wishing to undertake a longer-term project to create or learn to graduate studies in creation. Research internship This placement produces a depth article on an issue in literary studies or a short brief on a matter of theory or literary analysis, under the direction of professor in charge of the internship. This first cycle of memory is a good way to start looking and is especially for those who wish to pursue graduate studies. Employment Opportunities major employers Study in letters is to provide a sound general knowledge, develop critical thinking and learn to handle the writing of effective and original way. These skills are not so common, and that is why many employers appreciate the expression and analysis capabilities of graduates. Many graduates teach in college or working in the areas of culture, information and communications: cultural, public relations services, journalism, writing, editing, etc. Various government agencies may hire graduates in letters to their analytical and writing skills. And of course, there are creative writing! Dozens of graduates to their credit one or more books published by renowned publishers. main jobs The program prepares to all areas of the pen. The main jobs held by graduates in humanities and creative writing are: in Publishing: corrector, editor, reviewer, project manager; cultural mediation professions: publicist, columnist, journalist, researcher; animator and cultural tourism; web designer, videographer, cinematographer, writer; Bookseller; etc. Continuation of graduate studies at UQAR Graduates with a Bachelor of letters have access to graduate programs UQAR in the following areas: letters; ethics; regional development; OBJECTIVES This program allows to develop specific skills related to the theories and practices of literary creation while providing solid training in literary studies (literary history, literary analysis and methods, corpus and literary forms) and a fine language and knowledge speech. project management; people management in the workplace. [-]

BA In History

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time Part time 18 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski + 1 more

The BA in history is acquiring a strong historical culture, including ancient civilizations, modern and contemporary, regional history, Western and global approaches and themes of contemporary historiography and a reflection on production of historical knowledge. [+]

Best Bachelors in Humanities and Social Sciences in Canada 2017. The BA in history is acquiring a strong historical culture, including ancient civilizations, modern and contemporary, regional history, Western and global approaches and themes of contemporary historiography and a reflection on production of historical knowledge. It may comprise a die "professionalizing" by being a minor in cultural practices and interventions that promote the acquisition of knowledge in the areas of historical heritage, museology, archival and cultural activities. Program Structure The BA History provides a general education in history, with a set of courses covering a complete historical space-time: the great historical periods since the early ages of mankind to this day; the study of great civilizations including those of China, Africa, Europe, the United States, besides the study of Quebec and Canada; a global perspective: local, regional, national and international; the most innovative themes of contemporary historical production. Beyond this basic historical knowledge, the program also involves the acquisition of rigorous working methods, demonstrated capacity for research, critical analysis and synthesis, as well as skills in oral and written communication. Current practices and cultural interventions promote the acquisition of knowledge in areas related to history: heritage, cultural activities, audiovisual production, archival, media relations, etc. These courses have been designed in collaboration with the cultural community and are given by specialists in various fields. Internship or research paper At the end of their training, students of history Bachelor are able to produce a research paper or an internship in the workplace. Internship in the Workplace This course provides practical work experience in the cultural sector. It can be performed in one of the many cultural and heritage organizations in the Bas-Saint-Laurent, Quebec or elsewhere even abroad. Many cultural organizations (Radio-Canada, the Ministry of Culture and Communications, International Festival of Youth Cinema, cities and villages of art and heritage, etc.) welcomed students giving them the opportunity to participate: the organization of major cultural events; the cultural development of the region; for heritage or museological research. Research paper This tutoring activity aims to introduce students to the work of the professional historian and provides excellent preparation for graduate studies. Employment Opportunities The skills and knowledge acquired history graduates are highly valued in many professional environments. They allow graduates to consider careers in a variety of areas: education; research; historical interpretation; archival and museum; cultural tourism; journalism and communications; edition; public affairs; diplomacy; etc. The history graduates can work as much in the public than in the private sector, in a variety of organizations such as museums and archives centers, cultural and heritage institutions, political institutions, economic and social, the agencies tourism and development, media, etc. Continuation of graduate studies at UQAR Graduates of a BA in history have access to graduate programs UQAR in the following areas: history; regional development; geography; letters; ethics; project management; people management in the workplace. OBJECTIVES This program is for people interested to acquire or develop knowledge about human evolution and acquire historical methodology and are willing to develop the knowledge and skills of intervention in culture. This program aims to: illuminate the human past by offering a range of knowledge, regional, national and global levels; acquire a vast historical culture including the direction of the whole, with the economic, demographic, political and cultural; introduce students and students with a solid research methodology, based on the critical dimension of the historical profession, a reflection about the major historiographical trends and the epistemology of history; provide students and students of basic training or development in the field of culture, with the acquisition of knowledge and practices, research and creation; form the generators practices and interventions of cultural development, including an internship in the workplace. [-]

BA In School And Social Adaptation In Education

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time 24 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski

The Bachelor of school and social adaptation in education provides the skills necessary to master the educational intervention for struggling students (preschool, primary or secondary), adult sector students in basic training and students with disabilities. [+]

The Bachelor of school and social adaptation in education provides the skills necessary to master the educational intervention for struggling students (preschool, primary or secondary), adult sector students in basic training and students with disabilities. The program aims to train teachers able to effectively support students with social maladjustments and learning individually or in groups, in regular classes or special class. paths The Bachelor of Education in school and social adaptation includes two paths: pre - primary Secondary - Adult Education Students choose one of two specializations from the fourth quarter. Internships The Bachelor of Education in school and social adaptation has four school placements, each a year. Over 720 hours of training are carried out in schools. Authorized Internship places are the school boards of five administrative regions: Bas-Saint-Laurent North Coast Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine Chaudière-Appalaches Capitale-Nationale It is possible to do an internship in the administrative region of Montreal provided there is a group of trainees. The University determines the internship sites taking into account the place of origin and preferences of the student. It is possible to make the long course (fourth year) in other regions of Quebec under certain conditions. Teaching diploma A permanent teaching certificate (legal authorization to teach) is issued to those who successfully complete the program. All candidates must be free of criminal record to receive their teaching license. Employment Opportunities The main jobs held by graduates of the Bachelor of school and social adaptation in education are: teacher; resource teacher; Community intervention agent; accompanist students; educational consultant; etc. As the program is limited, the graduate placement rate is excellent and the unemployment rate is very low. The weekly work schedule of a teacher varies around 32 hours per week: about 20 hours working with students (courses, supervision, monitoring, recovery, student activities, etc.); about 7 hours of "presence-school" (meetings, planning, availability for students); about 5 hours of time of a personal nature (as needed). Continuation of graduate studies at UQAR Bachelor graduates in school and social adaptation in education have access to graduate from UQAR programs in the following areas: education; educational administration; ethics; project management; people management in the workplace; psychology; regional development. OBJECTIVES This program aims at training a professional nature and includes the following areas: foundations of education, the pedagogical act, practical training, ethics, and professional development. Acquiring these skills will allow the student or the student to be a student support is maintained in regular classes or to hold special classes for preschool, elementary or secondary. The teaching degree program in special education preparing for graduate and postgraduate studies in the field of education sciences. After graduation, the student or the student will be able to: demonstrate skills related to the foundations of education; demonstrate compérences related to the educational act (characteristics of students, academic disciplines, the adaptation to teaching, assessment, classroom management, collaboration and teamwork); demonstrate skills related to ethics and professional development. [-]

Bachelor Of Preschool And Primary Education

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus 24 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski

The Bachelor of preschool and primary education can acquire control of the educational intervention of support for a class of students and promote successful learning for their age, both at pre primary . [+]

Best Bachelors in Humanities and Social Sciences in Canada 2017. The Bachelor of preschool and primary education can acquire control of the educational intervention of support for a class of students and promote successful learning for their age, both at pre primary . The program also helps develop the essential skills to ensure a quality education based on educational principles and solid educational foundations. What is teaching at the preschool and primary? You want to make a difference in the academic progress of children? Feel like you invest in their education? You believe in their ability to learn, their skills and their potential? You want to motivate, stimulate their interest in reading, writing, science or other areas of learning? Guide the preschool and elementary students in their first academic learning is to cultivate a love of learning and root for life. Internships The Bachelor of preschool and primary education has four school placements, each a year. Over 720 hours of training are carried out in schools. Authorized Internship places are the school boards of five administrative regions: Bas-Saint-Laurent North Coast Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine Chaudière-Appalaches Capitale-Nationale It is possible to do an internship in the administrative region of Montreal provided there is a group of trainees. The University determines the internship sites taking into account the place of origin and preferences of the student. It is possible to make the long course (fourth year) in other regions of Quebec under certain conditions. Teaching diploma A permanent teaching certificate (legal authorization to teach) is issued to those who successfully complete the program. All candidates must be free of criminal record to receive their teaching license. Employment Opportunities Graduates of the Bachelor of preschool and primary education mostly work as teachers in classes of preschool and elementary school in one of the school boards in Quebec, mostly in areas where they did their internship. As the program is limited, the graduate placement rate is excellent and the unemployment rate is very low. The weekly work schedule of a teacher varies around 32 hours per week: about 20 hours working with students (courses, supervision, monitoring, recovery, student activities, etc.); about 7 hours of "presence-school" (meetings, planning, availability for students); about 5 hours of time of a personal nature (as needed). OBJECTIVES This program aims to: develop in students and student disciplinary skills, psycho, complementary and those related to the practical function required to teach classes of preschool and elementary; prepare students and students of graduate and postgraduate in the field of education sciences. [-]

Social Development Bachelor

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski

Social Development Bachelor offers a multidisciplinary training that combines theoretical courses in humanities and social sciences courses, practical workshops and courses that prepare for a commitment to action. [+]

Social Development Bachelor offers a multidisciplinary training that combines theoretical courses in humanities and social sciences courses, practical workshops and courses that prepare for a commitment to action. The aging population, globalization, climate change, urban sprawl, the transformation of rural areas, democracy, the rise of the knowledge economy, social inequality and cultural pluralism and lifestyles are all realities faced by agents of social change that are discussed in the context of this social engineering training. Understanding life in society to act better there The Bachelor of Social Development provides an opportunity to engage with the aspirations of citizens, analyze the concrete and helping to solve social problems situations. Theories are mobilized to understand social phenomena, foster social innovation and produce reliable knowledge to guide collective action. Take a historical or philosophical decline is also warranted to clarify the issues of the present, the significance of the events and implications of current changes. Interdisciplinary training The design and implementation of social development projects and learning the mobilization of stakeholders are facilitated by project management courses, ethics of intervention, integration of social development practices and experience intern. The undergraduate student in social development can also choose optional courses in communication, in psychology, administration, history or social issues that interest him more. Learning on the ground, through practice Educational formulas Bachelor of Social Development are based on two principles: analyzing real situations is the best way forward in the integration of acquired from different disciplines; Succession wins attend social development professionals who can inspire, educate the requirements of practice and interest in engagement opportunities. Students benefit from several meetings with many development professionals and organizations of tours, activities and field trips introducing them to a wide range of possible avenues. Specialization on the cooperative movement and mutual Social Development Bachelor offers the possibility of obtaining a certificate of studies in the short program of the first cycle of the cooperative movement and mutual if students choose five elective courses constituting the program. This training aims to provide basic knowledge on cooperation in Quebec and around the world and to better understand the functioning of cooperatives and mutuals. Internships The Bachelor of Social Development offers credited courses that can be paid, performed in organizations that wish to host social development officers. From a search request after a local or regional body, these courses-courses offer the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge for achieving a complete response or evaluative research approach. The approach involves including data collection and writing a research report and presenting the results to the client organization. Internships can also be made abroad. Creative job prospects and rigorous minds are sought for the challenges that citizen groups meet, public and private agencies and governments involved in the development of communities and the development of people. major employers As a social analyst, the graduate in social development has a background in sociology and social science which enables him to offer his services as an agent of social development (or social development consultant) in various government agencies , community, local and regional, with a view to planning, coordination and regulation of social problems affecting the territories, populations and individuals. Where one doubts the respect of the communities, "social scientist" goes back to the cause to finally take corrective actions that will affect the entire community. Major employers for graduates of Social Development Bachelor are the local and regional development agencies: corporate development aid community (SADC); regional councils of consultation and Development (CRCD); regional environmental councils (CRE); regional county municipalities (RCM); non-profit organizations (social economy, environment, social inclusion, etc.); municipalities; rural pacts; public function; research organizations; etc. main jobs The main jobs available for graduates of social development in BA are: development agent; Research Officer; project manager; coordination officer; community agent; tourism development officer; Advisor development; etc. Continuation of graduate studies at UQAR Graduates of Social Development Bachelor access to graduate from UQAR programs in the following areas: regional development; ethics; project management; people management in the workplace. OBJECTIVES The general objective of the Bachelor of Social Development aims to develop knowledge and understanding of contemporary social realities that affect the social development of state companies. As a future social analyst, gain training in sociology and social sciences to make it fit to offer his services as an agent of social development (or social development consultant) in various state agencies and parastatals, community, local and regional, with a view to planning, coordination and regulation of social problems affecting the territories, populations and individuals. Develop critical thinking, the acquisition of analytical skills and technical and methodical knowledge specific to the exercise of the following business practices: social research, evaluation of backgrounds, design and management of programs, projects and social intervention in different organisms. Develop thinking and social intervention paths facing changes and contemporary social problems that hinder the social development of local communities; discuss measures focused on a renewed citizen participation can create the optimal development of people in their communities. Social objectives: an awareness of the social problems that impede social development of urban and rural areas; develop critical and the development of social intervention ways conducive to stimulate social development; develop socially innovative thinking and creativity in practical problem situations; participate in the development and maintenance of a skilled workforce in the region. Scientific objectives: participate in an important disciplinary compartmentalization and enriched in contact with four other disciplines as sociology (administration, communication, ethics and political science); develop a stimulating alignment between theories (sociological, managerial, ethical, political and historical) and professional practices intervention and research for social development of communities; participate in the development of a sociology applied to the study of social problems and analysis or evaluation of social development process that the intervention seeks to provoke; participate in the construction of social development as an object of sociological analysis and intervention. [-]

BA In Communications (Human Relations)

Université du Québec à Rimouski UQAR
Campus or Online Full time 18 months September 2017 Canada Rimouski

The Bachelor of Communication (human relations) is a formation that relies on social psychology developed at crossroads of several disciplines: social psychology, sociology, theories of organizational development, systems, communications and human relations, human and social ecology, etc. [+]

Best Bachelors in Humanities and Social Sciences in Canada 2017. The Bachelor of Communication (human relations) is a formation that relies on social psychology developed at crossroads of several disciplines: social psychology, sociology, theories of organizational development, systems, communications and human relations, human and social ecology, etc. The program includes practical training oriented intervention with people organized environment: organizational analysis, group facilitation, training session survey-feedback, problem solving, action research, etc. OBJECTIVES The program has two objectives: theoretical training based on scientific tradition and practice of psychology of human relations that developed the intersections of various disciplines: social psychology, sociology, psychology, organizational development theories, theories of communications and human relations, human and social ecology and systems theories; practical training focuses, firstly, on the intervention of people organized environment: organizational analysis, groups animation, training session design, survey feedback, problem solving process group, action research and other techniques of psycho-surgery. What that psycho? Psycho, a disciplinary field centered on human interaction that is interested in coaching of human change in a perspective where the dimensions intrapersonal, interpersonal, interdisciplinary and systemic are still inseparable. The psycho speech The psycho-sociological intervention is an accompanying practice which takes account both of the person, processes and relationships. It aims to develop the consciousness of individuals, groups and communities and their empowerment and accountability. Through a cooperative relationship, it relies on the potentiality and the emergence of a collective intelligence rather than on pathology, diagnosis and restoration. This practice thus requires to be supported by this that emerges in the experience and not just theories or techniques. It is a practice which aims to develop the consciousness of individuals, groups and communities. It uses a range of tools rich in nuances such as counseling, coaching, counseling, mediation, facilitation, training, analysis, feedback and collective dialogue technologies (positive assessment, space open, future search, world cafe, etc.) [-]

Bachelor of Arts: Communication, Media and Film

University of Windsor
Campus Full time 4 years September 2017 Canada Windsor

Media are all around us. We are now, more than ever, individually and collectively immersed in mediated environments, forever connected to social networks, constantly communicating via new media platforms and mobile devices, and consuming the products of media culture in ways that were once unimaginable. [+]

Media are all around us. We are now, more than ever, individually and collectively immersed in mediated environments, forever connected to social networks, constantly communicating via new media platforms and mobile devices, and consuming the products of media culture in ways that were once unimaginable. The content we receive and create through these various media influence how we think, what we think about, how we conduct our everyday lives and how we experience the world. Students in Communication, Media and Film are at the centre of exploring the most dynamic changes in our increasingly complex media landscape as well as the broader cultural, social, economic and political implications of contemporary and emergent technologies. A Rigorous, Enriching Program Communication, Media and Film at the University of Windsor offers an innovative curriculum—blending theory and practice—so that you acquire the skills necessary to interpret and critically engage our media-saturated world. We offer a four-year Honours BA in Communication, Media and Film and a three-year General BA in Communication, Media and Film. Additionally, we offer combined honours programs in Communication, Media and Film and Dramatic Art; Communication, Media and Film and Visual Arts; Digital Journalism and Communication, Media and Film; and other combined honours programs, where Communication, Media and Film can be paired with other subjects including English, political science, sociology, history, and many others. You can customize your post-secondary education by focusing on one or more of our "Paths of Study" such as: new/social media and digital culture; digital media production; advertising, public relations and social/new media message design; popular culture and media literacy; film studies and cinema history, communication theory, policy and research methods. Or, you can take a variety of courses from any of these areas, depending on your interests and professional goals. Our program will give you a comprehensive understanding of the converged media environment and enable you to develop the conceptual and creative proficiencies necessary to pursue a broad range of careers in media-related fields. Those interested in media production are able to expand their artistic imaginations and gain industry standard training to make their own media, to find their own voice, and to tell their own stories across a variety of digital formats. Excellent Student Resources We offer exceptional production facilities, a complete range of advanced, industry-standard digital video and sound equipment for both field and studio production and state- of-the-art post-production labs. Our teaching and studio facilities are complemented by opportunities on campus and off-campus media outlets including CJAM Radio, The Lance student newspaper, Cogeco Cable, CBC-Windsor and local production houses. You may also take internship courses through arranged placements at a wide variety of business, community, advertising, public relations, non-profit and media organisations. Career Tracks Advertising, public relations and message design Media production and post-production across various platforms (television; film; digital, interactive, social and mobile media) Marketing and strategic communications Research and analysis for media, private sector, governmental, non-governmental and community organizations Writing and content creation for traditional (e.g. print, broadcast) media and new/social media platforms Public opinion and audience research Public advocacy and community/alternative media Education (with additional studies) Admission Requirements Ontario Secondary School graduates require six Grade 12 U or M courses, including Grade 12U English. Choose UWindsor The University of Windsor offers 190 high-quality programs in an international setting. Equally important, you can experience a broad range of opportunities outside the classroom. You can explore exchange opportunities with dozens of universities around the world. Enhance your work experience through co-op programs, internships and paid, research assistantships. Student-led organizations play a vital role on campus and in the broader community. The diversity of our students—where they are from, what they believe and how they think—will expand your mind. [-]

Bachelor of Communication, Media and Film

University of Calgary
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Calgary

The Department of Communication, Media, and Film Studies hosts programs in Communications Studies and Film Studies. First-year students in all degree programs offered by the Department of Communication, Media, and Film Studies are encouraged to explore courses in a variety of areas. It is recommended that a first-year program include at least two of the... [+]

Best Bachelors in Humanities and Social Sciences in Canada 2017. The Department of Communication, Media, and Film Studies hosts programs in Communications Studies and Film Studies. First-year students in all degree programs offered by the Department of Communication, Media, and Film Studies are encouraged to explore courses in a variety of areas. It is recommended that a first-year program include at least two of the following: Communications Studies 201 Communications Studies 203 Film 201 In addition, students should also select at least 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) from the Faculty of Arts. Degree programs offered by the Department of Communication, Media, and Film Studies may include senior-level courses offered by other Departments either as core requirements or as options. It is therefore useful to take first-year courses from a variety of other areas. In addition, students should normally select 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) from the Faculty of Science. Communication Studies Communications Studies explores the ways in which communication constructs and reflects society and culture. The program emphasizes three interrelated areas of communication: 1) Media and Popular Culture: the theory, criticism and history of communication through traditional media, new media, and popular culture; 2) Rhetorical Communication: the theory, critique and production of informative, persuasive and professional discourse in public and organizational contexts; and 3) Science and Communication: discourses and processes of communication in relation to health, science and technology. The program aims to educate flexible and articulate analysts, researchers and practitioners for a wide range of academic, public and professional contexts. It provides graduates with the knowledge, skill and discernment to communicate ideas effectively and to investigate communication in and across a variety of media including speech, writing, television, film, radio, digital media and interactive entertainment, the Internet, and wireless networks. Our co-operative education and experiential learning opportunities enable students to develop and apply their skills in non-academic contexts. Film Studies Film Studies will help prepare students for careers in the areas of film, video and new media in addition to further graduate study. While not specifically a professional program, these degrees allow students to develop an interdisciplinary appreciation of cinema as a popular medium of communications. In addition to developing a critical understanding of cinema, students will consider film as an art form, as a cultural industry, and as an innovative and developing technology with cultural, social and political significance. Students registered in the Film Studies Major program have the option of pursuing a Bachelor of Arts program in film or a Bachelor of Film Studies degree (BFS) offered in conjunction with SAIT Polytechnic. The BA program is intended to provide an awareness of the cultural, historical and social character of film. The BFS degree program combines an appreciation of critical and theoretical approaches to film with professional-level production skills and credentials. [-]

BA Law and Sociology Hons

University of Kent, Kent Law School
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years

This degree offers you the opportunity to study the closely related disciplines of Law and Sociology in a three-year programme, with a pathway enabling you to obtain to Qualifying Law Degree (giving you the ability to progress to the next [+]

This degree offers you the opportunity to study the closely related disciplines of Law and Sociology in a three-year programme, with a pathway enabling you to obtain to Qualifying Law Degree (giving you the ability to progress to the next stage of legal training in England and Wales). Covering the foundations of law alongside compulsory and optional modules in Sociology (taught by our outstanding School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Research), you develop an understanding of the law, taught from a critical perspective which allows you to engage in informed debate about contemporary legal issues, and a sophisticated understanding of the complex global world in which we live, and the social forces, identities and media that shape our lives. Kent Law School is recognised as one of the leading law schools in the UK. It has an international reputation both for its world-leading research and for the high quality, innovative, critical and socio-legal education that it provides. Independent rankings In the National Student Survey 2013 96% of Kent Law students were satisfied with the overall quality of their course. Kent Law School is ranked 10th nationally in The Times Good University Guide 2014. In the National Student Survey 2013, 95% of Sociology students were satisfied with the quality of their course. And in The Complete University Guide 2014, Sociology research was rated 2nd in the UK. [-]

BA Law and Philosophy Hons

University of Kent, Kent Law School
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years

This degree offers you the opportunity to study the closely related disciplines of Law and Philosophy in a three-year programme, with a pathway enabling you to obtain to Qualifying Law Degree (giving you the ability to progress to the next stage of legal [+]

Best Bachelors in Humanities and Social Sciences in Canada 2017. This degree offers you the opportunity to study the closely related disciplines of Law and Philosophy in a three-year programme, with a pathway enabling you to obtain to Qualifying Law Degree (giving you the ability to progress to the next stage of legal training in England and Wales). Covering the foundations of law alongside compulsory and optional modules in Philosophy (taught by our highly regarded School of European Culture and Languages), you develop an understanding of the law, taught from a critical perspective which allows you to engage in informed debate about contemporary legal issues (with an understanding of its history and development), and an a complimentary understanding of some of the major philosophies and philosophers, contributing your own ideas to an ongoing dialogue about philosophy. Kent Law School is recognised as one of the leading law schools in the UK. It has an international reputation both for its world-leading research and for the high quality, innovative, critical and socio-legal education that it provides. Independent rankings In the National Student Survey 2013 96% of Kent Law students were satisfied with the overall quality of their course. Kent Law School is ranked 10th nationally in The Times Good University Guide 2014. In the National Student Survey 2013, 88% of Philosophy students were satisfied with the quality of their course. And Philosophy was ranked 12th for graduate employment in The Complete University Guide 2014. [-]

BA Law and History Hons

University of Kent, Kent Law School
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years

This degree offers you the opportunity to study the closely related disciplines of Law and History in a three-year programme, with a pathway enabling you to obtain to Qualifying Law Degree (giving you the ability to progress to the next [+]

This degree offers you the opportunity to study the closely related disciplines of Law and History in a three-year programme, with a pathway enabling you to obtain to Qualifying Law Degree (giving you the ability to progress to the next stage of legal training in England and Wales). Covering the foundations of law alongside compulsory and optional modules in History (taught by our outstanding, highly regarded School of History), you develop an understanding of the law, taught from a critical perspective which allows you to engage in informed debate about contemporary legal issues (with an understanding of its history and development), and an understanding of history shaped by your personal interest in different events, countries and eras – from the early medieval to the present day. Kent Law School is recognised as one of the leading law schools in the UK. It has an international reputation both for its world-leading research and for the high quality, innovative, critical and socio-legal education that it provides. Independent rankings In the National Student Survey 2013 96% of Kent Law students were satisfied with the overall quality of their course. Kent Law School is ranked 10th nationally in The Times Good University Guide 2014. History at Kent was ranked 1st for research in The Complete University Guide 2014. And, in the National Student Survey 2013 History was ranked 10th for student satisfaction. [-]

BA Law and Politics Hons

University of Kent, Kent Law School
Campus Full time Part time 3 - 6 years

This degree offers you the opportunity to study the closely related disciplines of Politics and Law in a three-year programme, with a pathway enabling you to obtain a Qualifying Law Degree. You gain a solid grounding in politics, both national and international, and are able to choose modules that reflect your interests from the extensive range [+]

Best Bachelors in Humanities and Social Sciences in Canada 2017. This degree offers you the opportunity to study the closely related disciplines of Politics and Law in a three-year programme, with a pathway enabling you to obtain a Qualifying Law Degree. You gain a solid grounding in politics, both national and international, and are able to choose modules that reflect your interests from the extensive range on offer. Our modules reflect the research interests of our staff, and cover areas including conflict resolution, federalism, comparative politics, European integration, ethnic conflict, terrorism, the theory of international relations, political theory, and the politics of countries such as China, Japan, Russia and the USA. You also develop an understanding of the law, taught from a critical perspective which will allow you to engage in informed debate about contemporary legal issues (with an understanding of its history and development). Kent Law School is recognised as one of the leading law schools in the UK. It has an international reputation both for its world-leading research and for the high quality, innovative, critical and socio-legal education that it provides. Independent rankings In the 2013 National Student Survey, 90% of Politics students were satisfied with the quality of their course. And in The Guardian University Guide 2014 Politics was ranked 4th for student satisfaction. In the National Student Survey 2013 96% of Kent Law students were satisfied with the overall quality of their course. Kent Law School is ranked 10th nationally in The Times Good University Guide 2014. [-]