Honours Specialization with a Social Service Worker Diploma

Honours Specialization with a Social Service Worker diploma

Graduation Requirements:

In addition to the program requirements listed below, students must also satisfy the Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree requirements, which include regulations on first year and subject maximum and breadth requirements.

Program Requirements:

Students will need to achieve a minimum 70% average in the credits presented for the Honours Specialization.

**The 30 credits offered in collaboration with the Social Service Worker diploma at Canadore College are typically completed in a student’s third year.

Students must complete 120 credits including 60 credits in the Honours Specialization as follows:
SWLF 1006 Introduction to Social Welfare and Social Development 3 cr.
SWLF 2006 Ideology and Social Welfare 3 cr.
SWLF 2007 Poverty and Social Policy in Canada 3 cr.
SOCI 2126 Social Research Methods 3 cr.

ANTH/SOCI 3036 or

INDG 2106 or

SOCI 2127

Qualitative Research Methods or

Oral and Literary Storywork or

Social Statistics and Data Analysis

3 cr.
SWLF 2995 Community Service-Learning for Social Development 6 cr.
SWLF 3006 Social and Economic Justice 3 cr.
SWLF 3007 History of Social Welfare 3 cr.
SWLF 4006 Social Development 3 cr.
SWLF 4007 Honours Seminar 3 cr.
SWLF Upper level   18 cr.

INDG 1006 or

INDG 2006 or

INDG 2906

Madjitang (In the Beginning) - An Introduction to Indigenous Studies or

Indigenous Places – Changing Landscapes or

Indigenous Philosophy – Inaadiziwin (Thought)

3 cr.
Social Service Worker Diploma courses at Canadore** 30 cr.


A maximum of 6 credits of cross-listed courses may count toward an Honours Specialization with a Social Service Worker Diploma.

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