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Social Science DEC 300.A0


The Commerce profile of the pre-university, Social Science program, is designed to ensure the acquisition and development of diversified skills. Through rigorous training in administration, economics, history, political science, psychology and mathematics, students are exposed to a broad range of commerce-related studies. Additionally, the program offers a solid background in research methods. Upon graduation, you will be able to pursue university studies in many fields, including industrial relations, economics, administration, law, marketing, accounting, computer science and liberal studies.

This profile is for you, if you:

  • Want to understand how organizations function
  • Seek solutions to resolve problems
  • Want to discover the business world
  • Have leadership
  • Are interested in mathematics and economics
  • Would like to have access to university programs in administration and commerce

In the Commerce Profile, you will learn to:

  • Understand various aspects related to the field of administration: commerce, accounting, business psychology, and globalization
  • Work in a teams to develop your communication and leadership skills
  • Developed critical analysis skills
  • Develop skills that will provide you with a strong foundation for success in future university studies
  • Work in teams
  • Communicate ideas in an articulate and clear manner
  • Reflect on organizational, production and decision-making issues


At the end of the program, students will be able to:

  • Distinguish the main facts, notions and concepts related to the object of study, i.e., the human phenomena, from a disciplinary and transdisciplinary perspective
  • Explain theories, laws, models and schools of thought in relation to their authors and concrete situations
  • Situate various issues related to citizenship in a world-wide context
  • Demonstrate the qualities associated with scientific intellect and critical thinking as well as the skills required to apply the qualitative and quantitative methods used in the field of Social Science
  • Use the necessary research and methods in order to pursue their studies
  • Use appropriate information technologies
  • Convey their ideas clearly and correctly in the language of instruction
  • Read and understand basic Social Science documents conveyed in their second language
  • Integrate the learning acquired throughout the program

Here are some career options that might interest you:

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial Mathematics
  • Administration
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Economy
  • Archaeology
  • Banking*
  • Business and Finance
  • Civil Service
  • Communications & Media
  • Computer Science
  • Corporate Law
  • Criminology
  • Demography
  • Design (environment, industrial, interior, fashion)
  • Ecology
  • Economics
  • Education
  • Educational Information and Guidance
  • Finance
  • Geography
  • History
  • Human Resources
  • Industrial Relations
  • International Relations
  • International Studies
  • Investment Brokerage
  • Journalism and Broadcasting
  • Kinesiology
  • Law
  • Library Science
  • Management Information Systems
  • Marketing
  • Mathematics
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology and Counselling
  • Psychology
  • Public Policy
  • Secondary Education in Mathematics
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Tourism and Hotel Management
  • Urban Planning

* The programs require the completion of the Social Science Math profile.

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