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Social Sciences in Action! 80-hour placement course

SOC SCI 3F03: Social Sciences in Action, is your go-to course to build experience, make contacts, and see your degree in action!

Jul 26, 2017

Looking for an opportunity to build experience, make contacts, and see your degree in action? SOC SCI 3F03: Social Sciences in Action, is your go-to course for all of the above!

Designed to provide you with an opportunity to focus on a topic of interest to you, this course is open to any student registered in Level III or IV of a Social Sciences degree program. You will build your own reading list, develop your own learning plan, and gain hands-on experience related to your degree.

With an 80-hour placement requirement, students only meet twice as a class - one full Saturday at both the beginning and end of the course. 

What have other students had to say about SOC SCI 3F03?

  • “My experience allowed me to put my degree into practice, and I learned that I have more career options than I originally considered.”
    Suliman Sulimankhil
    Labour Studies

  • “I learned that you can be in a leadership role without being the most educated or most experienced, but because of your skills and your willingness.”
    Sarah Christensen
    Geography & Environmental Studies

  • “My experience in EE courses has made me extremely aware of reflecting on what I am learning, and has encouraged me to seek out as many professional development opportunities as possible and to actively reflect on them afterwards. I am confident that these skills will make me more employable going forward in my career and are a game-changer in the current job market.”
    Megan Meredith
    Health Studies and Gerontology

  • “This course is something you will not only remember but the experience will be transferable to other aspects of your life.”
    Keatha-Lee Robinson-Edwards
    Anthropology

  • “Engaging with the community is something that everyone should do. Learn about yourself and others.”
    Stephanie Karam
    Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour

Check out the course outline here and please contact Ruthanne Talbot at talbotr@mcmaster.ca with questions.