You Have Options
Often referred to as "mini minors", options are a set of courses in a discipline outside of your degree and can be completed alongside almost any undergraduate degree program.
Stories are the way people make sense of the world, and in this option you will gain the knowledge and skills to tell stories that help make sense of and drive action on climate change, biodiversity loss, and environmental degradation. Learn to tell stories that have impact, push politicians, inspire the public, and ultimately transform environmental and climate communications.
Further develop your creative and logical thinking, project management, teamwork, problem analysis, and clear and persuasive communication skills. In this option, you’ll also have a chance to participate in the community-based capstone course.
The ability to think creatively, write effectively, and craft interesting stories are extremely valuable skills for any degree major to possess. Through workshops and writing assignments, this innovative and rigorous option helps you develop new writing techniques, create invaluable writing communities, and build a growing portfolio of work in fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and script-writing.
Understanding the legal system in Canada is valuable for everyone, not just lawyers and policy makers. A complement to virtually any B.A. or B.Sc. degree, this option provides students with fundamental knowledge about Canadian law. You’ll learn about rights and freedoms, what it takes to draft and pass new laws, and how the law influences and is influenced by society and culture.
Enhance your business acumen by gaining a basic understanding of core concepts and marketing principles in addition to learning the fundamentals of business, advertising, market research, and beyond.
Medicine, dentistry, veterinary and pharmacy – just a few professional programs that require individuals to have a well-rounded background in the physical sciences and life sciences, as well as the social sciences and humanities. This option will help prepare you for a future in a medical profession and will give you a significant advantage when it comes time to prep for examinations like the MCAT or DAT.