Certificate in Health Studies and Gerontology

The Sociology Department now proudly offers a Certificate in Health Studies and Gerontology.  The Certificate consists of 18 credits as outlined below:

All of:
  SOCI 2036 Introduction to Social Gerontology
3 cr.
  SOCI 3186 Health and the Family
3 cr.
     
Twelve credits of:
  SOCI 2196 Sociology of Medicine
3 cr.
SOCI 3057 Demography: Introduction to Population Studies
3 cr.
  SOCI 3136 Ageism
3 cr.
  SOCI 3146 Age and Culture
3 cr.
  SOCI 3156 Women and Age
3 cr.
  SOCI 3166 Social Epidemiology: The Social Determinants of Health
3 cr.
  SOCI 3176 Age, Health, and Work I
3 cr.
  SOCI 3177 Age, Health, and Work II
3 cr.
  SOCI 4136 Social Theories in Aging
3 cr.
  SOCI 4137 Selected Topics in Aging
3 cr.
 

Partnership with The Department of Sociology at Laurentian University

The Department of Sociology at Nipissing University is pleased to announce its new partnership with The Department of Sociology at Laurentian University. As an initial step in this new venture, the following faculty now hold adjunct appointments, giving them the ability to supervise graduate students in Laurentian's M.A. programme.
Dr. Greg Brown
Dr. Ellie Berger
Dr. James Dzisah
Dr. Amir Erfani
Dr. Carly Dokis
Dr. Trevor Smith
Dr. David Zarifa
Dr. Paul Millar (Criminal Justice)

The Master of Arts in Sociology - Applied Social Research develops the studentís expertise in four areas: community needs assessment, socio-political impact assessment; local and regional community development studies and social policy analysis. The MA in Applied Social Research emphasizes:

The MA in Applied Social Research can also be taken in French, or students may opt to take a combination of English and French courses.