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Program Transfer Options

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Programs

Criminology

Focus on the critical understanding of the structural, administrative, political and professional context of the criminal justice system and broader agencies associated with social and legal regulation.

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Criminology and History Double Major

Gain a greater appreciation of the structural, administrative, political and professional context of the criminal justice system and agencies associated with it while exploring the complex relationships among cultures and peoples, political and legal systems, ideas and issues, over time and place.

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Criminology and Politics and Governance Double Major

Learn how key players and institutions affect, and are affected by, the justice system and other social and political institutions of regulation.

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Criminology and Sociology Double Major

Develop proficiency with a range of theoretical and methodological tools used within both Criminology and Sociology, allowing them to think critically about the complexities and structural nature of social inequality and justice.

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English

Through scholarly research and thoughtful analysis of literary texts, material culture, audio-visual productions, and other sources, students explore the important roles that narrative and language play in shaping the world around them and enhancing the quality of their lives, their careers and their understanding of the cultural texts that they produce and consume on a daily basis.

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English and History Double Major

Through scholarly research and thoughtful analysis of historical documents, literary texts, material culture, audio-visual productions, and other sources, students in the English and History Double Major program explore the complexities of human experience by recognizing the important roles that narrative and language play in shaping the world around them.

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English and Philosophy Double Major

Explore some of the most fundamental and perennial questions such as: What is truth? What is beauty? What can we know? Through scholarly research and thoughtful analysis of philosophical and cultural texts, students in the English and Philosophy Double Major, attempt to answer these and other basic questions by considering the contributions to these debates of some of the most inventive, creative, and critical minds.

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Environment and Urban Sustainability

Designed for students who are passionate about social and environmental issues and eager to learn about, envision, and develop innovative responses to challenges facing urban centres and surrounding interconnected resource-based communities locally and globally.

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Geographic Analysis

Designed to prepare students for the professional workplace using state-of-the-art technology in geographic information systems (GIS). Through a combination of classroom lectures, hands-on computer labs, field studies, and a mandatory work placement, students develop the ability to provide real-world solutions in areas such as business intelligence, retail location, real-estate development, urban growth, public health, crime prevention, as well as climate change and environmental protection. Training in geotechnology and expertise in one or several areas of geographical study make graduates of the program well-rounded academics, ready for the professional workplace or graduate studies. 

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History

Historians enrich our awareness through scholarly research and thoughtful analysis. Using documents, oral traditions, material culture, audio-visual productions, and other sources, they ask questions that elicit more than simple explanations. Historians seek to explain cultures and peoples, political and economic systems, ideas and issues, and continuity and change in order to better comprehend the human experience.

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History and Philosophy Double Major

The study of history and philosophy affords students a deep understanding of the human enterprise in all of its remarkable complexity and diversity. These two complimentary disciplines tackle fundamental questions concerning who we are, what we have accomplished, and how the future might look for us.

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History and Politics and Governance Double Major

Learn to evaluate and analyze political decisions, administrative practice, and policies that emerge from a variety of sources, and to consider these in historical perspective.

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History and Sociology Double Major

Students will have the opportunity to develop proficiency in critical thinking, and enhance their ability to question, research, argue, understand, and communicate. Combining their studies in these two disciplines will allow them a unique set of skills to situate complex issues within a broader historical and structural context.

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Language and Intercultural Relations

Learn advanced linguistic and cultural competence as well as the required transformational leadership skills to navigate, and to help others navigate, culturally diverse work and social environments.

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Philosophy

Explore some of the most fundamental and perennial questions such as: How should we act? What is truth? What is beauty? What can we know? Are we free? In this program students attempt to answer these and other basic questions by considering the contributions of some of history's most inventive and critical minds.

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Politics and Governance

Critical understanding of how power is exercised by both formal and informal governance entities at the international, national, provincial, and local levels.

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Politics and Governance and Sociology Double Major

Learn how we shape and are shaped by formal and informal social and political institutions, norms, and practices from the local to the global level. 

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Psychology

Why do we think, feel and behave the way we do? Psychology is central to our understanding of human behaviour, from our biological foundations to our many social processes.  Our undergraduate program provides learning opportunities and research experience in many fields within psychology including cognition, clinical psychology, statistics, gender and sexuality, health, human development, law, and neuroscience. 

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Sociology

We shape the world, and the world shapes us – and sociologists tell us how it happens and what it means. Students will graduate with practical research skills, in addition to critical analytical skills, communication skills, and a mature, reflective understanding of their social world. In this career-oriented degree program, students will learn to critically assess their social world and conduct original research to investigate social issues.

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