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Bachelor of Social Sciences

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Bachelor of Social Sciences

Course sequence | French Immersion

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Description

The three-year or four-year Bachelor of Social Science degree provides students with a foundation in the social sciences and a strong background in community-based social innovation and social justice. During their program, students will have the choice of a placement in a community organization or an internship in the Mauril-Bélanger Social Innovation Workshop working on innovative projects in the field of social justice. The Bachelor of Social Sciences degree is also an excellent steppingstone to further studies in law or education.

General admission requirements

Province Prerequisites Admission averages
Ontario English or Français 4U ± 75 %
Quebec – CEGEP English (603) or Français (601) ± 65 %
Quebec – Secondary V English or Français 84 %

Program highlights

  • A flexible option for students who are curious about various social science disciplines and who wish to gain insight into a multitude of fields while keeping their options open for graduate studies.
  • Many of today’s most compelling social, cultural, environmental and economic issues require interdisciplinary thinking and problem‑solving skills. Having a basic understanding of the fundamentals of myriad disciplines helps students build their versatility and capacity to work in a variety of fields.

Career opportunities

  • Program or project officer in government or community agencies
  • Administrative assistant
  • Teacher (requires a BEd)
  • Activist in community organizations, associations or NGOs
  • Entrepreneurship

International opportunities

This program provides students with international opportunities as of their third year of study.
 

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