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Future students

Have you ever wondered how the labour market is changing, whether or not we can predict when and where crimes will occur, or if crime is an individual or social problem? Are you interested in access to relevant experiential learning opportunities and classes that will enable you to build your knowledge of the fast-changing communication environment in which we live? Explore Social Science and Humanities at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology and gain the knowledge and skills that will allow you to take your education to the next level. 

Why Social Science and Humanities?

Students working in the libraryOntario Tech University's Faculty of Social Science and Humanities provides you with a truly one-of-a-kind experience. We offer a foundation year for all incoming students so you can explore our programs freely through courses such as Introduction to Communication Studies, Introduction to Criminal Justice, Foundations of Legal Studies, Introductory Psychology, and Writing for the Social Sciences. This exposes you to a number of different majors and subject areas and eases transferability between programs. We guarantee you will find exactly what you are looking for! 

The Practicum advantage 

Graduate from your program with practical workplace experience under your belt by completing a placement with a local organization. Students within our faculty have completed placements with a number of community organizations in the Durham Region and Greater Toronto Area, including:

And that's just a partial list! For more information, please visit the Practicum page.