Social Activism

tl_files/sites/rec/Photos/Areas of Study Special Events.jpg

This area of study focuses on leadership and social change skills to build strong, healthy and vibrant communities based on equity and social justice.

The course electives focus on the social and political factors that influence community development contexts, developing skills to facilitate change in systems and organizations at both a people and policy level. Students with these interests might take:

 

  • SOCI 1006: Introductory Sociology
  • SOCI 1013: Introduction to Canadian Society
  • SOCI 1033: Introduction to Sociology: Social Problems
  • SOCI 2113: Issues in Developing Societies
  • SOCI 2513: Social Inequity
  • SOCI 2263: City, Space & Society
  • SOCI 2413: First Nations & Aboriginal Peoples of Canada
  • SOCI 2563: Social Movements
  • SOCI 2623: Community Organization & Development
  • SOCI 2713: Sociology of Deviance
  • WGST 2906: Women and Gender in the Modern World
  • POLS 2006: Canadian Politics
  • POLS 2683: Global Politics
  • POLS 2706: The Politics of Difference: Identity and Citizenship in Canada
  • POLS 3013: The Politics of Gender
  • POLS 3543: Community Political Power
  • POLS 3803: Politics and Government of Canadian Municipalities
  • CODE 3653: Environmental Education
  • CODE 3583: Diversity & Inclusion
  • CODE 3603: Sustainable Food Systems and Community Development
  • CODE 3613: Group Facilitation
  • CODE 3623: International Community Development
  • CODE 3963: Community Development through the Arts
  • KINE 4783: Contemporary Social Issues in Sport & Physical Activity
  • KINE 4883: Sport, Media and Culture

Students should consult their faculty adviser to craft this area of study to suit personal needs.