Why Study the Social Sciences?
Family Studies courses enable students to become informed individuals by connecting the home, family, and society. Students will develop practical life long skills preparing them to become independent and productive citizens.
Possible areas of study include: individual and family development, parenting, food and nutrition, fashion, financial literacy and consumerism as well as the study of relationships.
Students learn through a variety of teaching methods and classroom experiences including hands-on practical tasks, community based projects, individual and group work, guest speakers, field trips, as well as the use of current technology.
Social Sciences & Humanities Courses
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St. Jacobs Farmers Market, Kitchener Market, Stratford Chef School, George Brown College Fashion Show, Ryerson University Fashion Show, Guest Speakers
Social Worker, Physical/Occupational Therapist, Psychologist, Family Counsellor, Child & Youth Worker, Personal Support Worker, Early Childhood Educator, Teacher, Professor, Nurse, Family Practitioner, Midwife, Nanny, Nutritionist, Dietitian, Chef, Food Stylist, Health Inspector, Caterer, Food Scientist, Fashion/Costume Designer, Fashion Retailer/Merchandiser, Seamstress, Interior Decorator/Designer, Stylist, Personal Shopper, Model, Upholsterer, Event Planner, Hair Stylist, Esthetician, Accountant, Human Resources, Public Relations