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2016-2017 This is LA&PS Viewbook

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24 2 0 1 6 — 2 0 1 7 UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS 24 2 0 1 6 — 2 0 1 7 SEXUALITY STUDIES • Be part of a large and exciting community of scholars, teachers, writers and activists who are producing new ways of thinking about sex, gender and sexuality. • Explore sexuality in transnational and global contexts in relation to ability, age, class, gender, ethnicity, race, religion and other categories of difference, identity and power. Learn from professors with international reputations for outstanding work in the field of sexuality studies. Courses, seminars, lectures and special events address lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, intersex and queer topics. You will explore themes such as AIDS/HIV, birth control and contraception, abortion, sex work, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, sexual health and sexual violence in a transnational context. We also offer a certificate in Sexuality Studies. See page 28 for more information. yorku.ca/laps/programs/sxst CAREER OPTIONS Artist, health care worker, political activist, social worker, educator, policy analyst COURSES INCLUDE Critical Foundations in Sexualities; Sexual Activism; Movements and Politics; Porn Studies: An Introduction to Cultures of Sexual Representation; Heterosexualities; Transnational Sexualities STUDENT GROUPS INCLUDE Undergraduate Sexuality Studies Association SOCIAL WORK • We're recognized as one of the most progressive and socially responsive social work programs in Canada, combining critical theories and practice experience in classrooms and social work settings. • There are two ways to obtain your Bachelor of Social Work (BSW): 1) the full-time, direct-entry program accepts students directly from high school in their first year and students from college diploma and transfer students in their second year of university study; 2) the post-degree program requires you to have a university degree to be admitted. Concerned about issues of equity and social justice? We use a curriculum designed in collaboration with professors, students, field instructors and community representatives to ensure our program responds to the needs of people in their social environments. You'll explore contemporary and socially relevant issues as well as the social justice oriented approaches used by social work professionals. By taking part in a practicum in actual social work settings, and through your course work, you'll learn how to engage effectively with individuals, families, groups and communities. Become eligible for registration in the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers. See page 30 for related graduate programs in Social Work. yorku.ca/laps/programs/sowk CAREER OPTIONS Agency counsellor, child welfare worker, community worker, mental health worker COURSES INCLUDE Critical Practice; Family and Child Welfare; Identity, Diversity and Anti-Discriminatory Practice; Mental Health; Policy Frameworks STUDENT GROUPS INCLUDE Social Work Students' Association SOCIOLOGY • Become an expert on social causes, their issues and their consequences. • Develop key critical and analytical skills that can be applied to virtually any aspect of social life and the challenges of our ever-changing world. Want to be part of an exciting and dynamic field of study that analyzes and accounts for key moments in our personal lives, our communities and our world? Discover what makes us tick as individuals and as a society by exploring social rela- tions, interactions and various power dynamics. You'll gain an in-depth understanding of how human action and conscious- ness both shape, and are shaped by, surrounding cultural and social structures. You'll also hone your networks and connect with professionals in the field through a unique array of com- munity projects. Our program provides a solid foundation for graduate studies. See page 30 for related graduate programs in Sociology. yorku.ca/laps/programs/soci CAREER OPTIONS Community worker, social services worker, law enforcement professional, social researcher, educator COURSES INCLUDE Globalization; Social Movements and Change; The Sociology of Poverty; International Migration; Sociology of the Body; Child Socialization STUDENT GROUPS INCLUDE Sociology Undergraduate Student Association

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