Equity, Diversity, and Human Rights

Learn to question assumptions about society and take an active role in making the world a better place.

Overview

Explore the issues of equity, diversity and human rights in society as well as in the workplace.

Hosted in the Sociology department, this program draws elective courses from Sociology; Anthropology; Études françaises; Gerontology; History; Indigenous Studies; Labour Studies; Law and Justice; Political Science; Psychology; Religious Studies; and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies. 

Develop your critical thinking and communication skills as you complete courses in the following areas: Indigenous rights; gender and sexuality; age, disability and mental health; language, religion, race and ethnicity

Key Features

Acquaint yourself with the instruments that promote equality and social justice
Prepare for the job market with a background in a wide array of disciplines.
Develop your skills for advocacy

Career Opportunities

Graduates can rest assured knowing there is a multitude of career options they can explore post-graduation. Some career options include, but are not limited to:

  • Human resources
  • Policy analysis
  • Labour law
  • Education
  • Social work
  • Advocacy
  • Research
  • Health care

Many of these careers can be found in the public and private sector and community organizations.

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Program Details