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Political Science - Community Development and Policy Studies

School: University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Faculty: Faculty of Social Science and Humanities
Degree: Bachelor ; Honours
Field of Study: Community Organization and Advocacy
Description: One of the most common words used to describe human society in the early 21st century is crisis. Economic systems are in a state of decline and threatened collapse, our natural environment is being pushed beyond its ability to sustain us, more people live in poverty than ever and, for the first time in history, the current generation can expect to have a lower standard of living than their parents. The Community Development and Policy Studies program is designed to equip future professionals and citizens with tools to address these and other vital issues. Since the problems we face result directly from the type of society we have designed, students in this program will develop the ability to explore ways in which economies, laws, political systems and cultures can be re-imagined.

This dynamic and innovative program draws from the strengths of an interdisciplinary faculty with expertise in areas such as community development, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, public policy, culture, politics, economics, environment and social movements. With their guidance, students will come to understand the ways in which communities can be mobilized and policies designed to yield economic prosperity, environmental sustainability and social justice.
Website: Political Science - Community Development and Policy Studies at University of Ontario Institute of Technology
Course Based? Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)

Admission Requirements
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*: 70 to 100
Prerequisites: These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  • Grade 12 English
  • Deadlines:
    Application Deadline Start Date
    January 11, 2012 September 6, 2012

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.
    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

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