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Information Sessions

As you consider your future with the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS), we are here to make sure you have everything you need for success.  

We know that learning about the supports, resources and opportunities that LA&PS has to offer may feel difficult online, so we have brought everything you need to know into one place. Our online information series Pathway to your Future and The Deancast will review the questions that we know matter most to help you start your journey with us.  

Pathway to your Future

Overview of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies

Thursday, February 25 | 4:00-5:00 PM

Join us for this informative webinar and get to know more about our programs.Learn how to add a major, minor or certificate to your studies.

Admissions: Next Steps & Course Enrolment

Thursday, March 11 | 4:00-5:00 PM

This session is all about accepting and meeting the conditions of your admissions offer, as well as setting up your course schedule. Join us and get ready for your first year with LA&PS!

Finance Your Way Through Your Degree

Thursday, March 25 | 4:00-5:00 PM

Scholarships, Bursaries, Jobs & Financial Assistance. Learn more about the opportunities that can help finance your education, plus tips on how to balance your budget as a student.

Career Cruising with LA&PS

Thursday, April 8 | 4:00-5:00 PM

This session is about preparing you for jobs, careers, internships & course placements in LA&PS. Join us for this informative session that also explores the how-to of resume writing and job interview prep.

Beyond the Classroom: LA&PS Student Life

Thursday, April 22 | 4:00-5:00 PM

Clubs, Associations and more ways to get involved as an LA&PS student. This webinar explores ways you can work on volunteerism and extracurricular activities waiting for you outside of the classroom!

The Deanscast

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Online Learning Experience in LA&PS

Thursday, March 4 | 4:00-5:00 PM

In this session, a panel of professors and students will share their experiences with online learning in LA&PS. The pandemic vastly expanded online learning at York. Instructors adapted courses to new conditions and created innovative ways for students to learn remotely and safely. Learn about some of these innovations and hear from current students about how they have adapted to the online learning experience in LA&PS.

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How to Get Work Experience While You Learn

Thursday, March 18 | 4:00-5:00 PM

Join us for a panel discussion with professors and students involved in work-placement courses. LA&PS offers opportunities for students to gain relevant work experience while learning in the field and getting course credit. From museums to media companies to community organizations, find out how our students make a difference in the world beyond the classroom.

2020 Program Chats

In the list below, find the program(s) you are interested in and learn more about the program from professors and current students! Find out why our programs are the right choice for you. You will also learn more about student life, student services and our awesome internship opportunities!

What to expect from LA&PS and remote learning: a conversation with the Dean and Associate Deans
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Anthropology   
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Black Canadian Studies Certificate 
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Business & Society and Health & Society   
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Business & Society, International Development Studies and African Studies   
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Children, Childhood & Youth 
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Commerce 
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Communication Studies 
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Criminology and Interdisciplinary Social Science    
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Disaster & Emergency Management 
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Economics, Business Economics, Financial & Business Economics 
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English, Professional Writing and Creative Writing 
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French Studies    
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Gender & Women's Studies and Sexuality Studies 
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History 
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Human Resources Management 
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Human Rights and Equity Studies 
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Humanities, Classical Studies/Classics, East Asian Studies, Jewish Studies and Religious Studies 
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Indigenous Studies
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Information Technology  
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Italian, German, Spanish and Portuguese 
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Law & Society, Interdisciplinary Social Science, Urban Studies and Work & Labour Studies  
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Linguistics and Speech & Language Sciences 
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Philosophy and Cognitive Science 
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Political Science and Global Political Studies  
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Public Administration 
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Social Work 
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Sociology 
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