Family Studies at The University of British Columbia (Vancouver, Canada)
The Department of Sociology offers a Minor in Family Studies, which is a research-based, multidisciplinary program that explores key issues pertaining to families, relationships, and development across the lifespan. It is rooted in the curiosity-driven inquiry of the liberal arts. Students will learn theoretical perspectives, research methods, empirically based knowledge, and practical applications of contemporary science on relationships and families.
The Department is internationally renowned as a leading centre for sociological research. Diverse rankings consistently place it among the strongest departments in the world and within the top three in Canada (Times Higher Education World, 2017)