History, Philosophy & Humanities

Children's Studies

Explore the experiences and representations of children and youth throughout history and from different cultures around the world. Focus on children’s rights and children’s cultures and understand how children themselves make sense of the world.

History

History provides us with a valuable road map to the future. By studying the past, you’ll deepen your understanding of the present and acquire the skills necessary to succeed in today’s world: critical thinking and analysis, research, and effective oral and written communication. Whatever historical period you’re interested in, this program has courses designed for you.

Humanities

Question everything. Humanities promotes a critical approach that, in encouraging you to question preconceived assumptions, enables you to appreciate cultural diversity and function effectively in a globalized world. You’ll study human cultures, their forms of expression and their philosophical, religious, political, scientific and aesthetic values.

Jewish Studies

Explore Jewish texts, thought, belief, history, cultures, sociologies, languages and fine arts from biblical times to the present. Jewish Studies provides a model for exploring some of the larger humanistic and philosophical questions affecting us all.

Philosophy

Explore some of life’s deepest questions concerning the nature of the mind, the requirements of justice, the limits of knowledge and the meaning of freedom. You’ll discover how to develop answers to these questions and how to engage in fruitful arguments with alternative points of view.

Religious Studies

Religious experience is an indispensable key to the understanding of human behaviour and thought. Learn to identify and comprehend different forms of religious experience and examine the history, development and role of religion in today’s multicultural and secular world. Concentrate your studies on one religious tradition or take a comparative approach.

Undecided Major

Take time to think about your future and begin your studies. Explore your interests and develop your strengths by taking courses in a variety of subjects before declaring your major.

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