University of Guelph-Humber

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Community Social Services

University of Guelph-Humber

Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Family and Community Services
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
Social Work
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $6,091
National: $6,715
International: $31,833

Values quoted are based on 2023-24 tuition rates and are subject to change. For full tuition and student fee information, visit www.guelphhumber.ca/futurestudents/funding/tuition-fees.

Scholarships:1
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service WorkersSocial and Community Service Workers

Description:

Explore current social issues and understand the challenges faced by vulnerable populations so you can learn how to deliver impactful services, such as counselling and mediation. Build strong clinical skills that exceed the industry standard for undergraduate education. Learn basic communication competencies to more in-depth therapeutic interventions while gaining the transferable skills needed to improve lives and change society. Upon graduation, you will earn an Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Community Social Services and a Social Service Worker Diploma.

Courses in your first year focus on understanding human behaviour and issues related to individuals, families and groups. In your second year, you will engage in theoretical and practical studies in counselling, ethical and professional issues, and working with various client populations. In your upper years, you will work with diverse groups and learn theory and techniques in family therapy, case management and crisis intervention. Starting in your second year, you will earn close to 800 hours of workplace experience at three different placements. You may choose to focus on one of two areas of emphasis: Mental Health & Addictions or Youth & Families.

Prerequisites:

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75 to 80
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
Subject requirements: one of ENG4U, EAE4U or FEF4U and five additional 4U/M courses. Out of province applicants, please visit https://www.guelphhumber.ca/futurestudents/oop-apply. Please note: The application deadline of January 15, 2024 is for applicants to be considered for all rounds of offers through the admission cycle.
Application Notes : More information at: https://www.guelphhumber.ca/futurestudents/high-school-ON-apply.

* 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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