Family and Social Relations

Bachelor of Arts (Honours or General) in Family and Social Relations

  • Unique program in Canada
  • Provides insight into changes affecting families and social responses to them
  • Explores child studies, sexuality and sexual health (domestic and international), family history and change, marriage dynamics, women’s issues, changing gender roles, and aging
  • Combines courses from a variety of disciplines, including sociology, psychology, social work, history, and women’s and gender studies
  • Develop critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Study with approachable, world-class professors in a student-centered, welcoming and cosmopolitan environment

Course Descriptions - Family and Social Relations (within the Sociology, Anthropology and Criminology department)

Faculty - Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department - Department of Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum admission average of 70%
  • Mean admission average of 80%
  • ENG4U required
  • Students may choose to double major in any BA Honours program

Career Tracks

  • Child and youth human services
  • Law (with additional studies)
  • Case management
  • Counseling/rehabilitation
  • Community and advocacy associations
  • Youth program specialist
  • Social service agencies
  • Recreation
  • Education (with additional studies)
  • Advanced research (with additional studies)

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Family and Social Relations (General)

Family and Social Relations (Honours)

Family and Social Relations (Honours Combined Program)

Contact Us

Student Recruitment Office
Phone: 519-973-7014
Toll-Free (Canada/US): 1-800-864-2860