Our Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Community Health program explores and recognizes the wide range of social, biological and institutional factors that influence the health and well-being of communities defined by geography, socioeconomic status, gender, cultural makeup, ability and vulnerability.
In this program you'll learn to identify:
Consideration is also given to the Canadian and Ontario health-care systems, and the policy framework that underpins the provision of health and social services to specific communities and to the broader population.
You can focus your studies in one of three areas to best meet your educational and career goals:
If you choose to concentrate in Autism and Behavioural Science or Mental Health and Addictions, you will take courses from Conestoga College in your third year and earn a graduate certificate in Autism and Behavioural Sciences or Mental Health and Substance Abuse — At-Risk Populations respectively. In only four years, you will graduate with both an undergraduate degree from Laurier and a graduate certificate from Conestoga College, a pairing that normally takes five years to complete.
These are a few popular academic opportunities which allow you to dive deeper into your major area of study or broaden your knowledge:
Check out other options to enhance your degree.
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