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17 DEGREE PROGRAMS 17 children's rights, comparative religions, popular culture, fine arts and gender studies. See page 30 for related graduate programs in Humanities. yorku.ca/laps/programs/huma CAREER OPTIONS Advertising executive, educator, journalist, public servant, researcher, librarian COURSES INCLUDE The Enlightenment and Human Understanding; Law and Morality; Myth and Imagination in Greece and Rome; The Networked Imagination STUDENT GROUPS INCLUDE Children's Studies Students' Association HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT • Our curriculum draws on a range of areas such as business, economics, psychology and sociology. • Courses lead to certification as a Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP). Our dynamic program responds directly to a growing demand for certified HR professionals. You'll acquire specialized training in all aspects of HR management. Our interdisciplinary approach to teaching and learning enables you to develop the research, analytical and management skills that will help you to become a successful HR professional, able to deal effectively with a variety of employee and organizational issues. Extra-curricular opportunities include an HR student club, career management workshops and networking with senior HR professionals. See page 30 for related graduate programs in Human Resources Management. yorku.ca/laps/programs/hrm CAREER OPTIONS Career counsellor, compensation analyst, corporate trainer, recruitment and selection officer, HR officer, HR business partner COURSES INCLUDE Employment Equity and Diversity; Human Resources Planning; International Human Resources Management; Training and Development STUDENT GROUPS INCLUDE HRM Student Association HUMAN RIGHTS & EQUITY STUDIES • Focus on the full range of human rights and equity issues — children's rights, women's rights, language rights, the rights of persons with disabilities and persons facing discrimination, economic and political rights, and the rights of working people. • Our program is concerned with freedom of speech and with cultural freedoms. It has an important international dimension. Efforts to identify and defend the rights of all persons have an ancient history, and these ideas can be found all over the world. Today we are faced with local and global issues that, in one way or another, impact us all: unequal access to education and basic health rights, surveillance and suppression of speech, coerced labour and denial of economic security, and atrocities of enslavement, military occupation and war. You'll explore the roots of these problems and the diverse forms of resistance to them. Graduate prepared to pursue a variety of careers as well as graduate studies in such areas as women's studies, sociology, anthropology and political science. Pursue a certificate in Anti-Racist Research and Practice or Refugee and Migration Studies. See page 28 for more information. yorku.ca/laps/programs/hreq CAREER OPTIONS International human rights worker, refugee and migrant advocate, trade union equity officer, women and children's rights officer, policy analyst COURSES INCLUDE Children's Struggle for Human Rights and Equity; Equity in Schooling and Human Rights; Human Rights and Global Economy; Introduction to Human Rights and Equity Studies STUDENT GROUPS INCLUDE Human Rights & Social Justice Association INDIVIDUALIZED STUDIES • Cater your studies to your academic needs. • Specialize in a non-traditional area. Individualized Studies is designed for students whose academic interests are best met by a program of study that they tailor to suit themselves. Students define a subject and theme that fits their interests, find a professor who will act as mentor and eventually grade their thesis, and assemble a bundle of courses from across the university, all linked by their relevance to the central project for the final year. The program advisor helps the students navigate the process and, when all is ready, gives permission to enrol in the major. Students can apply to the program — usually in their second year — with a minimum of 24 credits and a maximum of 66. yorku.ca/laps/programs/indv

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