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 Family and Community Social Services
SchoolUniversity of Guelph-Humber
LocationToronto, ON, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 4,900
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*75% to 80%
  •  Grade12 English 
Prerequisites NotesSubject requirements: ENG4U and five additional 4U/M courses.
Provincial: $6,091
National: $6,091
International: $24,300

Values quoted are based on 2019-20 tuition rates and are subject to change. For full tuition and student fee information, visit
DescriptionMake a difference in society in a very meaningful way. Explore current social issues and understand the challenges faced by vulnerable populations so you can learn how to deliver impactful services, such as counselling, mediation and crisis intervention. Upon graduation, you will earn an Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Family and 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 vulnerable populations. In your upper years, you will work with diverse groups and learn theory and techniques in family therapy, case management and social work practice. Starting in your second year, you will earn more than 850 hours of workplace experience at three different placements.

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