Study Family Studies at Brescia University College

"Through my courses, I’ve grown and changed my outlook on the world. I’ve gained confidence to become a bold individual."

Christina Vivinetto, Honors Double Major Family Studies and Religious Studies

    Study Family Studies at Brescia

This course is for students who want to become a professional in one of the many careers that affect the wellbeing of Canadian families. You will learn about family life from parenting to marriage, divorce to family violence, immigration to family finances. Family Studies is an interdisciplinary field of study that draws on psychology, anthropology, sociology and economics. You will work in a community agency to put the skills you learn into practice.

    Gain a Bachelor of Arts or Science

There are two options of study for Family Studies (Human Ecology):

  • Bachelor of Arts: gives you a foundation for careers that work with families, through coursework in Family Studies, Human Ecology and the Social Sciences
  • Bachelor of Science: enables you to develop a foundation in the study of the family and the food and nutritional science.

You may choose Honors Specialization; major or minor in the area of your choice and build the degree that will best prepare you for your chosen career.

    Excellent career opportunities

After you graduate from Brescia, you can find employment in a diversity of sectors, including education, human services, government, health service, retail business, sales agencies, food service industries, and many others.

Typical careers include teacher, instructor, counsellor, marriage therapist, administrator, liaison officer, sales, buying, and many others. You can also choose to pursue your education at graduate level.