Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019

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Diploma DIPLOMA IN DIVERSITY AND FAMILIES
Behavioural and Social Sciences, School of



Open to all students with an undergraduate degree, the Diploma in Diversity and Families is intended to provide students with a background in how aspects of diversity such as ethnicity, immigration status, first language, sexual identity, socioeconomic status, and more impact the lives of contemporary Canadian families and the individuals within them. Family structure, development, dynamics, and social context are among the aspects of family life that will be considered.

Admission Requirements


Possession of an undergraduate degree, subject to prerequisites and general university entrance requirements. Normally, students who hold an undergraduate degree in Family Studies are ineligible to apply.

Module/Program Information


To qualify for the Diploma in Diversity and Families, students must achieve an overall average of 70% in 5.0 courses:

3.0 courses: Family Studies and Human Development 1010A/B, Family Studies and Human Development 1015A/B, Family Studies and Human Development 2220A/B, Family Studies and Human Development 3320A/B, Family Studies and Human Development 3325A/B, Family Studies and Human Development 3345A/B or the former Family Studies 1010A/B, the former Family Studies 1015A/B, the former Family Studies 2220A/B, the former Family Studies 3320A/B, the former Family Studies 3325A/B, the former Family Studies 3345A/B.
0.5 course from:Family Studies and Human Development 2250A/B or Family Studies and Human Development 2252A/B, or the former Family Studies 2250A/B, the former Family Studies 2252A/B.
0.5 course from: Family Studies and Human Development 3305F/G or Family Studies and Human Development 3340A/B, or the former Family Studies 3305F/G , the former Family needs and resources or Family Studies 3340A/B.
1.0 course from: any 2000- level or 3000- level course in Family Studies and Human Development (formerly Family Studies).