Social Work and Women's Studies

BSW in Social Work and Women's Studies (Honours)

The Social Work and Women’s Studies program can lead to careers in child and youth protection services, women’s shelters, sexual assault treatment centres, community development agencies, hospitals, correctional services and schools.

Program Description

Our Social Work and Women’s Studies program is unique in North America. We focus on social justice in its broadest sense. You will learn how race, social class, religion, and sexuality shape gender and society.

You will also learn the specialized knowledge and skills needed to make a positive difference in the lives of others. In your fourth year, you will apply what you have learned in a local human service agency.

Course Descriptions - Social Work and Women's Studies

Faculty - Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Department - Social Work

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum admission average of 70%
  • Mean admission average of 81%
  • ENG4U required.
  • Social Work students re-apply for admission to Year 3.

Career Tracks

  • Child and youth protection services
  • Women’s shelters
  • Sexual assault treatment centres
  • Community development agencies
  • Hospitals; Schools
  • Correctional services

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Social Work and Women’s Studies (BSW Honours)

Contact Us

Student Recruitment Office
Phone: 519-973-7014
Toll-Free (Canada/US): 1-800-864-2860