Academic Programs and Supports

You can choose from a variety of academic programs at UOF and will likely find a program that sparks your interest. This section describes some examples of the academic programs you can take at UOF.

Academic Programs

UOF’s faculty members care deeply about student learning. They teach as a team to combine their strengths and best support individual student achievement. As researchers, they collaborate to meet the needs of communities, institutions and businesses that seek justice, equity and prosperity.

UOF provides cutting-edge learning opportunities across digital platforms, allowing you to fully participate in your courses either on campus or remotely.

UOF offers 4 bachelor programs that are structured as follows:

  • Core curriculum (30 credits): Transdisciplinary workshops, integrated projects and a linguistic and intercultural portfolio.
  • Thematic (78 credits): Half of these credits are required; the other half are optional.
  • Optional courses (12 credits): Credits selected outside of the program.

Digital Culture

Are you a creative person or an entrepreneur interested in new technologies?

This honours bachelor’s degree examines creativity, innovation and the challenges of the digital age. Explore new forms of human interaction, communication and creation using digital media and technologies, including:

  • Advertising
  • Art
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Social media
  • Video games
  • Virtual reality

Examples of job opportunities:

  • Advertising specialist
  • Artistic producer or director
  • Communications professional
  • Digital marketing
  • Multimedia designer

Economy and Social Innovation

Do you want to contribute to economic and social innovation?

This honours bachelor’s degree explores the socio-economic transformations that reshape the world locally and globally, the issues they raise for community development and the possibilities they present for social innovation.

Students in this program develop their knowledge and skills in:

  • Entrepreneurship
  • Organizational management and human resources
  • Social economics
  • Social responsibility
  • Sustainable development

Examples of job opportunities:

  • Community economic development officer
  • Development expert
  • Empowerment or agility coach
  • Human resources officer
  • Policy analyst
  • Social entrepreneur
  • Socio-economic planner
  • Talent acquisition specialist

Urban Environments

Do you want to contribute to the design of cities at a time of ecological transition?

This honours bachelor’s degree explores urban environments and human activity, including the study of architecture, public spaces, personal mobility networks and the movement of goods and services, as well as social and cultural practices in the context of smart cities.

This program offers a broad perspective on:

  • Design
  • Urban planning
  • Sustainable resource management
  • Social interventions

Examples of job opportunities:

  • Environmental compliance officer
  • Municipal services inspector
  • Policy analyst
  • Urban planner

Human Plurality

Do you want to change the world?

This honours bachelor’s degree addresses human diversity by focusing on the social processes and ethical challenges that mark contemporary societies:

  • Migration and refugees
  • Multiculturalism
  • Multilingualism
  • Management of diversity
  • Discrimination and social exclusion
  • Racism and oppression
  • Gender and sexuality
  • Inter-generational relationships
  • Transformation of the human body through technology

Examples of job opportunities:

  • Civil service manager or executive
  • Community development worker
  • Diversity specialist
  • Non-profit organization manager or employee
  • Policy analyst
  • Social service worker

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