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The Certificate in Community Development is offered through the Division of Sociology and Family Studies at Brescia University College. This program is comprised of required courses, including a practicum course, equivalent to three courses.

Admission Requirements

Completion of Sociology 1020 or Sociology 1021E, with an average of at least 60% in the course.

To be admitted into the Certificate in Community Development, the student is required to complete and submit a Community Development application form by April 15 before the beginning of the program. Enrolment in this program is limited. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee that applicants will be admitted.

This certificate is not available to students who have a major in Community Development or an Honour's Specialization in Community Development in a Global Context. If a course in the Certificate program is waived by the department on the basis of prior course work, another Community Development course will have to be taken (chosen in consultation with Community Development faculty) so that the total number of course credits is 3.0.

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Progression Requirements

Students must obtain an average of 70% in the required courses, with no course under 60%.

Related Information

Brescia University College will fully integrate with Western University as of May 2024, following the approval of a memorandum of agreement (MOA) by the governing boards of the two institutions on January 10, 2024.

Students wishing to learn more can refer to the Office of the Registrar website for additional information.