University of Guelph-Humber

Family and Community Social Services

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Program Information

School:University of Guelph-Humber
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Family and Community Services
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services, Other
Social Work
Description:Make a difference in society in a very meaningful way. Explore current social issues and understand the challenges faced by vulnerable populations so you can learn how to deliver impactful services, such as counselling, mediation and crisis intervention. Upon graduation, you will earn an Honours Bachelor of Applied Science in Family and Community Social Services and a Social Service Worker Diploma.

Courses in your first year focus on understanding human behaviour and issues related to individuals, families and groups. In your second year, you will engage in theoretical and practical studies in counselling, ethical and professional issues, and working with various vulnerable populations. In your upper years, you will work with diverse groups and learn theory and techniques in family therapy, case management and social work practice. Starting in your second year, you will earn more than 850 hours of workplace experience at three different placements.

URL:Family and Community Social Services at University of Guelph-Humber
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,091
International: $26,730

Values quoted are based on 2020-21 tuition rates and are subject to change. For full tuition and student fee information, visit
Careers:Social WorkersCommunity and Social Service WorkersRehabilitation Teachers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75 to 80

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

Subject requirements: ENG4U and five additional 4U/M courses.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on September 11, 2020

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