Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

2016-2017 This is LA&PS Viewbook

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31 GRADUATE PROGRAMS 31 LINGUISTICS & APPLIED LINGUISTICS (MA & PhD) Study language and society, language variation and change, second-language pedagogy and other areas related to second-language teaching and learning. PHILOSOPHY (MA & PhD) Compare contemporary and historical perspectives on philosophy's main problems and draw inspiration from diverse philosophical approaches. POLITICAL SCIENCE (MA & PhD) Take an interdisciplinary approach to the study of politics and engage in critical thinking and political change. PUBLIC POLICY, ADMINISTRATION & LAW (MPPAL) Concentrate on the themes of constitutional and administrative law, public sector ethics, social justice and public sector management, and finance in this executive- style program. SOCIAL & POLITICAL THOUGHT (MA & PhD) Take a truly interdisciplinary approach that will integrate intellectual interests common to the humanities and social sciences. SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY (MA & PhD) Explore the social/cultural anthropology of contemporary societies; flexibility is emphasized. SOCIAL WORK (MSW & PhD) Engage in advanced scholarship related to the development and practice of critical knowledge, theory, skills and approaches to social work; consider the complexities of social issues. SOCIO-LEGAL STUDIES (MA & PhD) Take courses in socio-legal theory and methods while gaining the skills to work in the areas of human rights, immigration, social policy and transnational governance. SOCIOLOGY (MA & PhD) Examine social theory, global approaches, culture and identity, power and inequality; focus on interdisciplinary studies.

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