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21 DEGREE PROGRAMS 21 CAREER OPTIONS Educator, speech-language pathologist or audiologist, lawyer, editor (e.g. dictionaries, periodicals, etc.) COURSES INCLUDE Discourse Analysis; Phonology; Psycholinguistics; Syntax; Language Variation and Change STUDENT GROUPS INCLUDE Linguistics Student Association at York U MARKETING (MINOR) • Explore your interests through your major while gaining a specialized focus in Marketing. • Study the fundamentals of marketing in Marketing Management, Consumer Behaviour and Marketing Research, and learn the skills necessary to develop and implement effective marketing strategies. Combine your degree with this minor in Marketing (for non-business students) and graduate with this in-demand specialization. Marketing skills include quantitative and qualitative knowledge and are transferable to a variety of industries and exciting careers. To achieve the Marketing Honours Minor, students must complete 10 courses with 3.0 credits each: six core courses and four electives. Applicants must have completed 30 credits at York and at the time of your application have a GPA of 5.0 (C+). The completion of one 4U Math course prior to entering the Marketing Minor is recommended. You also must have completed one 3.0 introductory statistics course before you can take Marketing Research 1, one of the core courses of the Marketing Minor. See page 6 for the related Marketing stream in the Administrative Studies program and page 28 for the certificate in Marketing. yorku.ca/laps/programs/mkt CAREER OPTIONS Marketing consultant, research marketer, digital marketing specialist, marketing manager, global marketing director COURSES INCLUDE Introductory Marketing; Consumer Behaviour; Marketing Strategy Development and Implementation; Digital Marketing; Brand Management MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY (MINOR) • Explore your interests through your major while gaining an anthropological perspective on health and illness processes, and the socio-cultural factors that shape them. • Study both cross-cultural and biomedical systems of healing, while examining HIV/AIDS, alcohol & addiction, mental health, global health, food and nutrition, complimentary and alternative medicine, reproduction, and disability. Combine your degree with a minor in medical anthropology and graduate with this unique specialization. Medical Anthropology falls within the applied anthropology field, and students can go on to professional programs such as medicine, nursing and public health where their research and critical-thinking skills in the analysis and interpretation of biomedical knowledge is appreciated in the context of a rapid increase in cultural diversity of those entering the health care delivery system. You must have completed 30 credits at York and at the time of your application have a GPA of 5.0 (C+). See page 7 for the related Anthropology program. yorku.ca/laps/programs/medanth CAREER OPTIONS Healthcare professional, public health worker COURSES INCLUDE Psychiatric Anthropology & Social Stress; Cultures of Addiction; Modes of Enablement: A Cultural Perspective on Physical Disability; Nutritional Anthropology: Food and Eating in Cross-Cultural Perspective MULTICULTURAL & INDIGENOUS STUDIES • MIST is the only program of its kind in Canada. MIST brings together three vibrant areas of study — diaspora, Indigenous studies, and race and multiculturalism — providing you with the opportunity to choose which area to study. Core courses integrate these distinct yet interconnected disciplines. Our program represents the cutting edge in social justice studies and will prepare you to address the complex issues facing a society that is struggling toward racial and ethnic equality. Courses address globalization, migration and diaspora, Indigenous and anti-racist feminism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism. We offer a certificate in Indigenous Studies and a certificate in Anti-Racist Research & Practice, as well as in Refugee & Migration Studies. See page 28 for more information. yorku.ca/laps/programs/mist CAREER OPTIONS Policy analyst, land claims negotiator, immigrant settlement worker, community worker, diversity officer COURSES INCLUDE Black Indians and Native-Black Relations; Multicultural and Indigenous Studies; Introduction to Indigenous Thought; Racism and Colonialism; Social Justice Studies STUDENT GROUPS INCLUDE Human Rights and Social Justice Students' Association

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