Course code: #CD411
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Humber’s Bachelor of Community Development degree program offers a unique blend of theory and practice-based experience. Students learn how to work effectively in communities, how to build capacity for change, lead projects and advocate for people who face barriers to living a full and productive life.
The first year of the program is comprised of a common platform of courses that includes psychology, sociology, human rights, interpersonal communication, counselling and government and social policy. The second year of study immerses students in the field of community development including foundational courses which explore leadership and advocacy. The final two years of the program provide in-depth study of program development and evaluation, advanced issues in community development, social movements, participatory action research, and senior thesis work. Project work is linked to applied and academic fields.
Students have the option to gain cross-cultural knowledge and experience by completing this field placement abroad. Students can put theory into practice and directly engage with communities across the globe that will benefit from community development work.
|Cost of living||1 person||$7,704|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$9,370|
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses: Grade 12 English (ENG4U or equivalent) minimum 65 per cent Five Grade 12 U or M courses in addition to those listed above Overall minimum grade point average (GPA) 65 per cent
There is a need for educated community development professionals in a variety of community and social service organizations. Graduates may find strong employment prospects within a variety of settings including non-profit organizations, government organizations, charities, as well as health and education sectors in roles such as:
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