Note: This program will be accepting applications for admission for the 2018/19 academic year.
Interested in human resources management, career counselling, labour relations or one of the many other exciting careers in the expanding field of work and labour studies?
Our program provides a unique and broadly based investigation of the historical and contemporary dimensions of the experience of work and the developing terrain of employment in Canada and the globalized world. You will gain an understanding of the rapidly changing world of work through courses on the following topics:
You are encouraged to consider how the arrangements and contexts of work and practices within workplaces can further leverage social inclusion, diversity and the development of the whole person.
You can take the full, four-year Bachelor of Arts (BA) program, or you can choose to take the BA in Labour Studies and Career Development in combination with one of two graduate certificates from Conestoga College: Human Resources Management or Career Development Practitioner. Students pursuing this route take courses for the Conestoga certificate program in their third year of studies in classrooms on Laurier’s Brantford campus. In just four years, students following this pathway can earn both a Laurier honours BA degree and a Conestoga graduate certificate. The Human Resources Management program provides you with all of the required educational components to become a Certified Human Resources Professional.
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