2021 VIEWBOOK - Trent University

 
2021 VIEWBOOK - Trent University
2021 VIEWBOOK
2021 VIEWBOOK - Trent University
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                              A note to the reader

CONTENTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Today is proof that the future is impossible
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              to predict. When Trent was founded over
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              50 years ago, the University experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              looked different than it does today. But
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              while the future isn’t something to predict,

                                                                                                              MOVE, DINE, REST                                                                                                we believe it is something to shape.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Whether you are exploring Trent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              University as an on-campus option,

                                   Your experience begins
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              virtual opportunity, or a combination
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              of the two, know that your experience
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              will be grounded in our dedication to
8                                                                                                                                                                                                                             learning. Our anthem, Challenge the
A Place of Success                                                                                                                                                                                                            way you think, is a call to discover your
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              perspective, challenge it, rebuild it, and
We are the #1 undergraduate university in Ontario for a reason, well lots of reasons.                                                                                                                                         share it.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Together, we are a community of
10                                                                                                                                                                                                                            scholars grounded in diversity – brought
Our Greater Toronto Area Campus                                                                                                                                                                                               together from around the world, with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              different ideas, and different inspirations.

                                                                                                                                                                          The ways you’ll learn
A close-knit scholarly community in a diverse, urban environment.                                                                                                                                                             Individually, every Trent student is a symbol
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              of opportunity. Every Trent student is
12                                                                                                                               24                                                                                           given the opportunity to experience their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              education in a way that inspires them to
Views                                                                                                                            Academic Approach                                                                            grow and find meaning in their pursuits.

Stunning architecture, leading-edge facilities, and the home of deeper connections.                                              Ask questions, get involved, make your mark. This is the heart of the Trent Advantage.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              We don’t know what tomorrow will look
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              like, but we know it will be shaped by
                                                                                                                                 28                                                                                           Trent thinkers.

                                       Your stories unfold
                                                                                                                                 Studying Abroad
                                                                                                                                 Take your Trent experience to new heights. Where? That is up to you.

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Clubs & Groups                                                                                                                   32
Step outside of the classroom and dive into your university experience. Find a club or                                           Stories of Learning

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group to grow and learn with.
                                                                                                                                 Don’t just take our word for it. Hear from those who have embarked on the Trent U journey.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                              HOW TO APPLY
                                                                                                              CAREER                                     Your path to Trent Durham

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                                                                                                              EXPERIENCE         Scholarships & Financial Aid
                                                                                                                                 We are #1 in scholarships in Canada and the best investment you can make in your future.

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Academic Programs
                                                                                                                                 Discover Trent
                                                                                                                                 Seeing is believing. Get an inside look at Trent, in-person or virtually.

EXPLORE PROGRAMS
ACROSS THE ARTS, SCIENCES,
SOCIAL SCIENCES AND
                                                                                                              ADMISSIONS
PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS.                                                                                        REQUIREMENTS
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A Place of Success

Our GTA Campus

                                                                     The story
                                                                          of Trent
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Trent University respectfully acknowledges it is located on the treaty and
traditional territory of the Mississauga Anishinaabeg. We offer our gratitude to
First Peoples for their care for, and teachings about, our earth and our relations.

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A PLACE OF SUCCESS

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                                                                                                                                             OF PROGRAMS OFFER COURSES
Top 5                      UNDERGRADUATE UNIVERSITY IN CANADA
                           FOR OVERALL REPUTATION
                                                                                                                                             WITH HANDS-ON, CAREER
                                                                                                                                             BOOSTING EXPERIENCES
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DURHAM GTA CAMPUS

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                                                                                                    new hometown
                                                                                                    Home to the Trent Durham GTA campus,
                                                                                                    the City of Oshawa in the Durham
                                                                                                    Region offers the best of both worlds:
                                                                                                    a smaller community in the Greater
                                                                                                    Toronto Area, where Canada’s largest
                                                                                                    and most culturally-diverse city provides
                                                                                                    endless placement and employment

                                                                                                                                                             aned-knit
                                                                                                    opportunities. Outdoor enthusiasts will
                                                                                                    appreciate the Region’s natural beauty,
                                                                                                    greenbelt and extensive network of
                                                                                                    trails. You can also enjoy sports facilities,
                                                                                                    premier shopping centres and a thriving
                                                                                                    arts and entertainment scene. For
                                                                                                    students who want to be close to the
                                                                                                    action while enjoying the charm of a

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                                                                                                    close-knit community, the GTA is the

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                                                                                                    ideal place to live, learn and thrive.

OUR CAMPUS
IN A DYNAMIC
URBAN SETTING
At Trent University Durham Greater Toronto Area,
your education unfolds on a personal scale.
One of the best student-to-faculty ratios of any university in Ontario combines
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                                                                                                    1,632 undergraduate students

                                                                                                    Brand new student residence &
                                                                                                    academic building opened 2020

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                                                                                                    40 mins to Union Station in

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with the extraordinary commitment of our professors to teaching undergrad

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                                                                                                    Downtown Toronto

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students to set Trent University Durham apart. Learn from expert faculty using the

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latest in theory and practice in unique programs such as Logistics & Supply Chain                   130+ parks and trails in Oshawa

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Management, Communications, Child & Youth Studies, Journalism & Creative                            645,862 population of Durham Region
Writing and Policing & Community Well-Being. Benefit from a vast array of joint
majors and innovative approaches to renowned programs such as Business
Administration, Law, Psychology, Social Work, English, Sociology and Philosophy.

If you value a close-knit, scholarly community in a diverse, urban environment, Trent
Durham is the vibrant university campus community you have been looking for.
Spark your intellectual development with engaging instructors in small classes, and
kick off your career with abundant hands-on career experience and opportunities to
get involved.

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01   Connect to the resources
                                                                                                                                         you need to succeed
                                                                                                                                         in our fully-equipped,

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                                                                                                                                         on-campus computer
                                                                                                                                         lab. This popular spot is
                                                                                                                                         used both as a teaching
                                                                                                                                         space as well as a place
                                                                                                                                         for students to access
                                                                                                                                         online resources available
                                                                                                                                         at Trent, and beyond.

                                                                                                                                    02   At the centre of on-
                                                                                                                                         campus experiential
                                                                                                                                         learning at Trent Durham
Sense of place. Sense of possibility.                                                                                                    is our fully-equipped
                                                                                                                                         science lab.
At Trent, there is something
revolutionary about how we look at                                                                                                  03   Explore our central
                                                                                                                                         Oshawa location by
the world around us. One look around                                                                                                     checking out local
                                                01                                                                                       restaurants, cafes, and
and you’ll see that Trent Durham is
                                                                                                                                         entertainment right at
special. Discover the benefits of our                                                                                                    your doorstep.
unmatched faculty-to-student ratio;                                                              02        03
experience collegiate traditions within                                                                                             04   Pull up a chair to join
                                                                                                                                         your study group, or find
new, expanded facilities; and make true                                                                                                  a quiet spot to set up for
                                                                                                                                         the day. Tables and chairs
connections to community just walking                                                                                                    are set up around campus
around our welcoming campus.                                                                                                             for students to enjoy
                                                                                                                                         flexible seating options
                                                                                                                                         between classes.
When you find your first quiet moment
soaking in the sun (and knowledge)                                                                                                  05   Something to be proud
studying in the new outdoor courtyard                                                                                                    of – students, faculty and
                                                                                                                                         staff came together to
and meet with a prof to discuss your                                                                                                     advocate for and create
                                                                                                                                         our very own rainbow
next essay over coffee in the café,                                                                                                      crosswalk, symbolizing
you’ll understand that here at Ontario’s                                                                                                 our inclusive and
                                                                                                                                         welcoming campus.
top undergrad university, the best
experiences are all about balance.                                                                                                  06   Experiential learning is
When you feel the energy of the people                                                                                                   the cornerstone of the
                                                                                                                                         Trent experience as these
connecting with purpose and meaning,                                                                                                     archeology students
you’ll understand you’ve found your                                                                                                      working on the Henry
                                                                                                                                         House dig site in Oshawa
place at Trent Durham.                                                                                                                   can tell you.

                                                                                                                                    07   Our library shelves –
                                                           04                                    05             06                       virtual and real stacks
                                                                                                                                         – are stocked with
                                                                                                                                         resources tailored to
                    07                                                                      08        09                                 support your specific
                                                                                                                                         academic needs.
                                                                                                                                         Journals, databases,
                                                                                                                                         e-books, media
                                                                                                                                         resources and an
                                                                                                                                         expanding array of digital
                                                                                                                                         tools – all here, and
                                                                                                                                         accessible at the touch of
                                                                                                                                         a tablet or keyboard.

                                                                                                                                    08   The Trent Durham
                                                                                                                                         campus tipi is a
                                                                                                                                         welcoming place to take
                                                                                                                                         part in a social fire and
                                                                                                                                         connect with others.

                                                                                                                                    09   Our largest lecture hall
                                                                                                                                         also transforms into a
                                                                                                                                         great venue for some of
                                                                                                                                         our best campus events.

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M o v e .                                        REST YOUR MIND.
                                                      FEED YOUR SOUL.

              .
                                                      MOVE YOUR SPIRIT.

     Di  n e                                          If healthy minds and bodies lead to more productive
                                                      thinking, Trent Durham students are likely some of
                                                      the most productive thinkers around. Health and
                                                      wellness is built into our DNA.

        e s t   .
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     R
                                                      Find Your Fit at Trent                                                                              Food that Fuels You
                                                      Get moving. Find your fit. And be part of the                                                       Made from scratch, home-style meals mixed with
                                                      1Excalibur as a member of Trent Durham’s                                                            international flavours and leading green certifications:
                                                      active student body.                                                                                it’s the perfect recipe for a second-to-none culinary
                                                                                                                                                          experience right here at Trent Durham.
                                                      As a student at Trent Durham, you enjoy
                                                      automatic membership to all City of                                                                 Created to provide our growing campus community
                                                      Oshawa recreation facilities, including the                                                         – including our on-campus residents – with
                                                      Civic Recreational Complex, right next door.                                                        delectable dishes, all with convenience in mind, our
                                                      Fitness classes and equipment, indoor soccer                                                        campus eatery features changing menus with meals
                                                      stadium, pool, aerobics studio, and indoor track,                                                   prepared fresh and in-house by our own chef every
                                                      tennis, squash and badminton courts – everything                                                    day, seven days a week.
                                                      is right here, just steps from campus.
                                                                                                                                                          Grab a soup or sandwich before or after class.
                                                      Like being part of a team? Join an intramural team and meet new friends playing volleyball,         Discover your new favourite fair-trade coffee. Enjoy
                                                      field soccer, flag football, and basketball. Students looking for a more competitive option         a gourmet meal. Here at Trent Durham, you have
                                                      will want to check out our extramural soccer and volleyball teams. You are also invited and         access to it all. And if you have dietary restrictions, we
                                                      encouraged to try out for the Trent Excalibur varsity teams at our Peterborough campus. Did         have you covered. Vegan, gluten-free, halal, nut and
                                                      you know that we have 12 varsity teams donning the green and white to compete with the              seed specifications – at Trent we cater to your tastes.
                                                      Trent Excalibur at the highest level of competition in university sport? Rowing, rugby, lacrosse,
                                                      volleyball, soccer, curling – take your pick.                                                       Looking to diversify your menu? Your Trent Durham
                                                                                                                                                          meal plan is also portable and flexible. Take it “to go”
                                                      Outdoor recreation more your style? At Trent you’re in luck. Nature areas and vast networks         and use your plan at select restaurants around town.
                                                      of trails can be found at the doorstep of our campus. While you’re out there exploring, don’t       There is much to discover (and taste) within minutes
                                                      forget to check out the beautiful waterfront trail and park just south of the Trent Durham          of campus.
                                                      campus. Bike, stroll, play, run, hike. The options to get moving are endless at Trent Durham.

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REST
The Trent Durham Residence Advantage
Continuing in the long-standing Trent tradition of collegiate
communities, residence at Trent Durham GTA fully integrates both
living and learning spaces, creating a seamless transition from
living to learning and connecting.

In our new building, 200 on-campus residence spaces (with all of
the amenities) are housed under the same roof as state-of-the-art
academic spaces, including modern lecture halls and classrooms.
Go from waking up in your new modern room with a view of Lake
Ontario to attending a riveting lecture with your favourite prof, all
in minutes. This is just one of the many advantages to living and
learning at Trent. Allow us to share a few more…

YOUR SPOT GUARANTEED: Complete the application
requirements by the deadline and we’ll save you a room.

THE CHOICE IS YOURS: Choose from single, or double rooms …
you can even choose your roommate!

FLEXIBLE DINING: Spend your dining plan dollars on campus or                       ROOM + DINING PLAN COSTS*
downtown, on everything from gourmet meals and grab-and-go
                                                                                   NEW Trent Durham Residences:
to vegan options and international cuisine.
                                                                                   private or semi-private rooms located within a corridor
ALL THE AMENITIES: Wi-Fi, free laundry, fully furnished rooms…                     or hallway, also featuring common room complete with
it’s all right here.                                                               kitchenette, full private bathrooms, and laundry facilities
                                                                                   on each floor
SAFE & SUPPORTIVE: From dons and residence life coordinators
to academic advisors and faculty mentors, our teams are here to                    Traditional Single $14,108
help you make the most of your time at Trent.
                                                                                   Traditional Double $12,956
Live on campus and experience all that Trent Durham has to                         * Please note all fees listed are for 2020/21 residence fees. Updated fees
offer 24/7                                                                            for 2021/22 will be available in April 2021.

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Clubs & Groups

The stories
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TRENT CLUBS & GROUPS
                                                                                                                                                                           01                  02

FIND YOUR
        unity     Comm                                                                                                                                                                         04

You don’t just attend Trent. You become
Trent—and Trent becomes a part of you.
                                                                                                                                                                      03
Ask an alum about their time here and be prepared to clear your
schedule. Like them, the stories (novels) told from your time                                              03 Make Cultural Connections
at Trent will be meaningful, inspirational and most importantly,
                                                                                                           Looking to connect with the diverse cultures and
unforgettable.                                                                                             experiences that come together at Trent? Clubs and
                                                                                                           groups like the African, Black, Caribbean Student
At Trent, academics are just the beginning of your university                                              Club, Indigenous Student Circle, or the Muslim
experience. Outside the lecture hall or lab, you’ll find a                                                 Students Association are great ways to get involved.
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community, club, group, or cause to engage with, explore your
passions and discover yourself.                                                                            04 Get Creative
                                                                                                           Passion for knitting, want to make an impact on stage
                                                                                                           or love to write? Try Jazz Hands (our own theatre
                                                                                                           group), Knitting Club, Writers’ Block writing circle
                                                                                                           or the Improv Club. There are numerous clubs and
                       WITH SO MANY CLUBS AND GROUPS                                                       activities to help you get creative on campus, make

                       TO CHOOSE FROM, WHICH ONE(S)                                                        new friends and have fun.

                       WILL YOU JOIN?                                                                      05 Learn to Lead
                                                                                                           Our wide range of skill-building opportunities will
                       01 Join the (Academic) Club                                                         help prepare you for a variety of leadership roles.
                       Complement your in-class experience as you build                                    Become a peer mentor, pen pal, orientation leader,                   05
                       connections to other students in your program. Clubs                                club executive, or sign up for one of Trent’s leadership
                       like the Trent Oshawa Psychology Association, the                                   certificate programs.
                       Trent Durham Social Work Association or the Child &
                       Youth Studies Intersectionality Circle bring together                               06 Expand your Hobbies & Interests
                       like-minded students in spaces and activities to
                                                                                                           Whether you love DnD, want to advocate for LGBTQ+
                       socialize and connect with leading faculty, too.
                                                                                                           inclusivity, have a passion for vegan food, or anything
                                                                                                           in between – there is a club for you at Trent.
                       02 Explore Student Government
                       Your student association – the Trent Durham Student                                 Don’t see a club or group that matches
                       Association (TDSA) – not only provides pivotal
                                                                                                           your interests? If what you’re into is new
                       services for students, by students, they also offer
                       many opportunities to get involved on campus and in                                 to Trent, you’re provided the means and
                       the community.                                                                      encouragement to bring it to life.

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Academic Approach

Career Experience

Studying Abroad

Transferring to Trent

Stories of Learning

                                                                          The    w a y s
                                                                         you ’ ll l e a r n
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Personal. Purposeful. Transformative.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Your Trent experience awaits.
DEGREES OF
     Distinction

Learning is Key,
Questioning is Crucial
Trent is known for its flexible,
interdisciplinary approach to learning and    Twenty-to-One                                                                  Study with the Best                                           Go Virtual, Study Anywhere
its commitment to real-world, hands-on        Picture yourself in a class of just 20 students and one professor in your      At Trent Durham, learning alongside professors who are        Your laptop can be a virtual gateway to the Trent community,
experience, in the classroom and beyond.      first year of university. Yes, at Trent, it is possible. Critical Engagement   leading experts in their fields of study is the norm. As an   experience, and education. From fully-online courses and
Here, students learn in small-group           (UNIV 1004H) is a small-class first-year university course offered in          added bonus, you are able to connect and study while          programs, to hybrid on-campus and virtual options, your
settings, giving you the opportunity to       person and online that allows students in the humanities, social sciences      accessing state-of-the-art and dynamic learning facilities.   Trent experience will provide you with access to everything
build strong relationships with our caring    and sciences to connect with a world-class professor and get to know           From our convenient computer lab and full-service library     you need to not only grow in your chosen academic field,
and committed faculty – gifted teachers       peers – socially and intellectually – at a time when bringing learners         to a fully-equipped science lab, and brand new classrooms     but also connect with the Trent community. A personal
who also happen to be top experts in          together is more important than ever. Twenty-to-one is also the average        and lecture halls with all of the latest technology, you      education from anywhere.
their fields. Imagine what an edge this can   ratio of students to faculty at Trent, so no matter what program you           have everything you need right here on campus. Did we
give you when you’re looking for a letter     choose, you will never be a number here.                                       mention you can also take your learning off-campus, into
of recommendation in support of your                                                                                         the community, maybe even an archaeological dig in Belize?
career or academic next move.                                                                                                Just imagine where you can learn at Trent University.

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CAREERSPACE

     PREPARE
     FOR YOUR
                                                            If you’re looking for hands-on learning and real-

     Tomorrow
                                                            world experience, look no further. Life lessons
                                                            gained through experiential learning are paramount
                                                            to the Trent experience. In fact, here at Trent,
                                                            every student is guaranteed to have meaningful,
                                                            purposeful, and recorded career-boosting
                                                            learning opportunities that will contribute to your
                                                            success as you enter the workforce.                                                                  The Trent Careerspace Advantage
                                                                                                                                                                 No matter what subject you study at
                                                            The best way to get experience is to go get                                                          Trent, we will help you relate it to your
                                                            experience. Here’s how at Trent:                                                                     career success. By combining your
                                                                                                                                                                 academic subject and in-class learning
                                                            Work for Credit                                                                                      with real-world hands-on experiences,
                                                            Students in nearly every program can earn academic credit in a variety of settings,                  we ensure all students are job ready
                                                            throughout Ontario and beyond. In fact, 100% of our programs offer courses that feature              upon graduation. Along the way,
                                                            an experiential learning component.
                                                                                                                                                                 Careerspace at Trent provides you with
                                                                                                                                                                 resources, tools and supports to help
                                                            Placements with Leading Organizations & Businesses                                                   you explore your passions and find your
                                                            Our popular placement program coordinated through our School of Business, and open                   path. Resumé and cover letter writing
                                                            to students in all programs, gives students the opportunity to work and gain experience
                                                                                                                                                                 workshops; mentorship opportunities;
                                                            with some of the country’s top organizations and businesses. Royal Bank, local hospitals,
                                                            Ontario Power Generation, and the Canadian Olympic Committee, are just a few. Many                   networking events; job search support;
                                                            other programs at Trent also offer dynamic placements.                                               and one-on-one career development
                                                                                                                                                                 sessions. Careerspace offers it all.
                                                            Make a Difference, Build Community
                                                            Lead a project that makes a big impact with a community organization such as the
                                                            Durham Food Bank or the City of Oshawa. Become a community builder by engaging
                                                            in the TeachingCity Oshawa partnership which provides placement and course based
                                                            opportunities to tackle urban issues through applied research, collaboration and innovation
                                                            with faculty and City of Oshawa staff.

                                                            Learn Alongside the Experts
                                                            Conduct hands-on research with leading professors and researchers starting as early as
                                                            your first year – assist in an archaeological dig in Belize, study historical texts or participate
                                                            in psychological studies.

                                                            Go International
                                                            Scale up your competitive edge as you incorporate international experiences with field
                                                            placements, research projects, intensive language programs and internships. Take on a
                                                            world of experience including opportunities to do business in Japan, teach in England or
                                                            study marine life in Taiwan.

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STUDYING ABROAD

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   TRENT HELPS YOU

                                                                   STUDY, RESEARCH,

                                                                                                                                                                   Australia Austria Bahamas Barbados Belize Botswana China Czech Republic Ecuador England Finland France Germany Ghana Hungary Ireland Italy Jamaica Japan Malaysia Malta Mauritius Mexico Netherlands Norway Poland Scotland South Africa South Korea Spain Switzerland Taiwan Hong Kong Thailand Trinidad & Tobago Turkey United States Wales
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   TAKE FLIGHT
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Worried about the cost of

                                                                   GAIN EXPERIENCE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   studying abroad? Trent’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   bursaries, awards, and prizes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   can all be used towards
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   funding this once-in-a-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   lifetime study experience.

                                                                   ABROAD                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          A TRULY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   INTERNATIONAL
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   CAMPUS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   EXPERIENCE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Trent International brings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   the world to Trent and Trent
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   to the world. Our vibrant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   international learning
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   community is made up of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   students from around the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   globe, all coming together
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   to study and learn. Whether
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   you’re from Peterborough or
                                                                   Want to live your education in a global way? Study at                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Paraguay, you have plenty of
                                                                   Trent and explore the world through a study abroad                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              opportunities to get involved

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and engaged in global

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                                                                   experience. Choose from a formal exchange with

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   discussions with people
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   from around the world –
                                                                   more than 50 partner universities or design your own                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            right here on campus.

                                                                   experience in one of 35 countries worldwide.
                                                                   Year Abroad
                                                                   Master a new language, or gain career experience (and study too!) through a volunteer
                                                                   placement or internship. Studying abroad allows you to experience other countries, cultures
                                                                   or languages up-close and first-hand.

                  Wo  r l d
                                                                   Academic Summer Field Courses
                                                                   Academic credit for a summer abroad? Yes please! Explore environmental issues in the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            “Being able to study
                                                                   Mediterranean Marine system, earn credit on an archaeological dig in Greece, learn about                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          abroad was powerful
                                                                   Indigenous culture in Mexico, or study pink dolphins in Taiwan. The opportunities for these                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       in ways that words
                                                                   shorter-term courses are nearly limitless.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        cannot describe. I would
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     encourage any student to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     take this opportunity. The
                                                                   International Placements and Internships                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          friendships, learning, and
                                                                   Gain international knowledge and cultural insight, all while developing your career prospects                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     personal growth that will
                                                                   overseas. Whether it’s for a couple of weeks or a summer term, Trent can help you get                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             take place are memories
                                                                   international work experience.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    that you’ll be sharing with
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     family and friends for years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     to come.”
                                                                   Exchange Programs
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Selina Bavlnka, Child and Youth
                                                                   It’s a simple swap: spend a semester or year at another university and a student from that                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Studies student, studied abroad at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   La Universidad de la Terra in Oaxaca,
                                                                   school will come to Trent. If our exchange program doesn’t offer the destination you want,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Mexico
                                                                   we’ll help you set up a personalized study-abroad opportunity at the school of your choice.

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TRENT CLUBS & GROUPS

TRANSFER YOUR
                                                                                                                                Transfer from College
                                                                                                                                You can earn both a college diploma and a
                                                                                                                                Trent degree in a fraction of the time thanks to
                                                                                                                                agreements with colleges spanning the GTA and
                                                                                                                                all across Ontario. It’s the best of both worlds

CREDITS AND e
                                                                                                                                – combining practical and career-focused
                                                                                                                                learning, critical analysis and academic learning
                                                                                                                                foundations.

                   e d g
                                                                                                                                Get advanced standing in select Trent Durham

    Your K n o w l
                                                                                                                                programs with diploma-to-degree pathways in:

                                                                                                                                ›B achelor of Arts – various majors including:
                                                                                                                                  Child & Youth Studies; Communications
                                                                                                                                › Bachelor of Business Administration
                                                                                                                                › Bachelor of Science – including Psychology
                                                                                                                                › Bachelor of Social Work

                                                                                                                                Some of our most popular pathways include:

                                                                                                                                • Durham College: Social Service Worker to
                                                                                                                                  Social Work (B.S.W.); Business Administration
                                                                                                                                  to Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.);
                                                                                                                                  Early Childhood Education or Child & Youth
                                                                                                                                  Care to Child & Youth Studies (B.A.)
                                                                                                                                • Centennial College: Early Childhood Education
                                                                                                                                  or Child and Youth Care to Child & Youth
Here at one of Ontario’s most transfer credit                                                                                     Studies (B.A.); Business – Accounting to
                                                                                                                                  Bachelor of Business Administration 2+2
friendly institutions, you can make the most of                                                                                   pathway (B.B.A.); Social Service Worker or
                                                                                                                                  Addictions and Mental Health to Bachelor of
your credits on your path to a Trent degree.                                                                                      Social Work (B.S.W.)
                                                                                                                                • Fleming College: Business – Accounting to
                                                                                                                                  Bachelor of Business Administration 2+2
                                                                                                                                  pathway (B.B.A.); Early Childhood Education

EARN YOUR BACHELOR’S DEGREE FASTER
                                                                                                                                  or Educational Support to Teacher Education
                                                                                                                                  Stream; General Arts and Science – university
                                                                                                                                  transfer to B.A. (multiple majors)
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No overflowing lecture halls here. With a 20:1 student-to-faculty ratio, your                                                   View more pathways: TRENTU.CA/TRANSFER
educational experience will unfold on a human scale. Prepare to be embraced by our
collegiate community and engage directly with renowned experts that will quickly
become your favourite faculty members.

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                                                                                                                                Transfer to Trent University Durham GTA from
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A Portal to Potential

STORIES OFing
                                                                                                                                                         “As a Trent alumnus, I can tell you that Trent never fully

                                    Learn
                                                                                                                                                           subscribed to the notion of robed professors and students
                                                                                                                  From Internship to Career                conversing in academic classrooms. Instead, knowledge
                                                                                                                  “A huge benefit of an internship        and critical thinking informs experiential learning, real
                                                                                                                    is that you get to try things out      community impact and future job preparedness. Our
                                                                                                                    and learn a lot about yourself and     students are taking hands-on, thoughtful approaches to
                                                                                                                    what you truly want in a career.       real issues – tackling water quality challenges or electric
                                                                                                                    Textbooks and lectures can only        car strategies right here in Durham Region. The project-
                                                                                                                    teach you so much; it’s that           based format is also a win-win for the community looking
                                                                                                                    hands-on field experience and          for new ideas and talent. So is developing students who
                                                                                                                    those real-world connections           can put down roots or create their own startups in the area.                                       Networks of Relationships
                                                                                                                    you make on the job that will          Trent Durham is not only a launch pad to the community,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              “The rich interactions and networks
                                                                                                                    ultimately elevate your career in      the GTA and the globe. It’s also a portal to study abroad
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                of relationships involving students,
                                                                                                                    the long run.”                         experiences, knowledge resources and limitless potential.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                faculty, staff and external stakeholders
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                are patently obvious to anyone who
                                                                                                                  Stephen Melissis, School of            An alumnus of Trent University (’88) with an Honours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                has spent time at Trent. We have
                                                                                                                  Business graduate, completed           Bachelor of Arts in English and History, Dr. Scott Henderson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                built a learning environment where
                                                                                                                  an internship with the Durham          is now dean and head of Trent Durham. His research on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                students are supported to acquire
                                                                                                                  Workforce Authority during his         pop culture explores areas such as music and locality, youth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                knowledge, build relationships and
                                                                                                                  time as a student. Impressing his      culture, film, television and comic books.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                create their own paths. My teaching
                                                                                                                  supervisors, he was later hired as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                style, which emphasizes action, practice
                                                                                                                  DWA’s community labour market
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                and integrative thinking, fits very well
                                                                                                                  specialist shortly after graduating
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                with this learning environment where
                                                                                                                  from Trent.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                teaching and research come together
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                to contribute to a quality educational
     Unearthing Experience                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      experience for students, as well as the
     “For five weeks, I woke up to the crowing of roosters and fell asleep to                                                                                                                                                                                  development of greater society.”
       the sounds of Howler monkeys in Indian Church, Belize. For eight hours
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Students in our School of Business
       a day, five days a week, with the accompaniment of Belizean music, I
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              have the opportunity to work and learn
       worked alongside Dr. Helen Haines, director of the Ka’Kabish Archeological
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              alongside leading professors like Dr.
       Research Project and professor at Trent Durham GTA, and put all of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Ken Chen whose research centres
       classroom archeological theory into practice. The dig was focused on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              on innovation and entrepreneurship
       gaining knowledge about the residential lives, status, and chronology of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              strategies in hi-tech and fast-paced
       the ancient Maya people of Ka’Kabish. Much of this knowledge is gained
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              markets.
       through examining the artifacts recovered during the field season, including
       ceramics, lithics (stone tools), faunal remains, and obsidian (volcanic glass).
       I also learned, in my opinion, that the work—physical, dirty, sweaty—
       definitely trumps any desk job. My advice to all students—new, returning,
       mature—is to expand the boundaries of your learning environment. You
       really won’t know what you can unearth until you try something new.”

     Olivia Molica Lazzaro, Psychology and Anthropology joint major
                                                                                                                                                                                                              Researching Play
                                                                                                                                                                                                              “When I saw the variety of courses offered at Trent, and assignments that challenged
                                                                                                                                                                                                                students to apply critical-thinking and creativity to real-world situations, I instantly fell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                in love with psychology. The faculty at Trent Durham are always eager to discuss their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                research and opportunities for students to become involved. Through my conversations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                with professors, like Dr. Nancie Im-Bolter, I was able to secure volunteer involvement and
                                                                 Living and Learning                                                                                                                            practicum courses, both of which have been invaluable in helping me decide what path
                                                                                                                                                                                                                to pursue. Working with Dr. Im-Bolter as a member of her research lab I’ve had many
                                                                 “Through our collegiate residence system, Trent strives to create an all-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                opportunities that have definitely influenced my academic career.”
                                                                   encompassing experience that combines academic, social, and living spaces into
                                                                   one area. Classes and social spaces are offered in conjunction with the residence                                                          Paige Pascoe is taking the lead on her own research project through the highly-
                                                                   and are even housed in the same building, all under one roof. Not only is travel to                                                        competitive honours thesis program. Working with Professor Im-Bolter, the Psychology
                                                                   class instantaneous, but the combination of classrooms and living spaces make                                                              undergrad is examining whether children who play more during their preschool years
                                                                   Trent a true home where all aspects of living and learning are readily accessible.”                                                        develop better reading and math skills later on.

                                                                 As a senior residence life don at Trent Durham, Michelle Arshad is part of a team
                                                                 offering support and guidance for students. Her favourite part of the role? Running
                                                                 crowd favourite events like group movie nights.

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LIBERATE                                                                                                                                           PROGRAMS
                                                            Choose to study in our arts, sciences, social sciences or
                                                            professional programs – or any combination. Through access
                                                            to world-class research facilities and connections with leading

     Your Mind
                                                                                                                                                   Accounting (Spec.)......................................................................................37
                                                            professors, you’ll graduate from Trent ready to take on the                            Anthropology............................................................................................... 36
                                                            world equipped with astute analytical skills, meaningful career                        Arts, Honours................................................................................................ 36
                                                            experience and the ability to think outside the box. From here,                        Business Administration........................................................................... 36

                                                            you will find success in any path you choose.                                          Business Communications (Spec.) NEW............................................ 38
                                                                                                                                                   Business & Arts..............................................................................................37
                                                                                                                                                   Business & Science......................................................................................37
                                                                                                                                                   Child & Youth Studies.................................................................................37

                                                            A HANDY LIST OF ACADEMIC TERMS                                                         Circumpolar Studies Diploma (Online)............................................... 38
                                                                                                                                                   Communications NEW............................................................................. 38
                                                            DEGREES: Also known as “Bachelor’s degree” or “undergraduate degree”, this             Communications (Option)...................................................................... 45
                                                            is the first level of study at a university, often a three (general) or four year      Computer Science / Computing Systems.......................................... 39
                                                            (honours) program that prepares you for your future profession or the next             Creative Writing (Option) NEW............................................................. 45
                                                            step of your academic career.                                                          Criminology* NEW..................................................................................... 39

                                                            Browse our degree programs on pages 36 to 45.                                          Criminology & Socio-Legal Studies (Spec.)..................................... 45
                                                                                                                                                   English Literature........................................................................................ 40
                                                            MAJOR: The primary area of study within a degree program, a major involves             Entrepreneurship (Spec.)..........................................................................37
                                                            intensive focus on a particular discipline.                                            Gender & Social Justice............................................................................ 40
                                                                                                                                                   History ............................................................................................................ 40
                                                            MINOR: An optional secondary field of study that can be related to or different        Human Resource Management (Spec.)...............................................37
                                                            from your major, a minor is usually selected after you begin your studies.
                                                                                                                                                   Human Resource Management Postgraduate Certificate.......... 40
                                                                                                                                                   Information Systems and E-Commerce (Spec.)...............................37
                                                            OPTIONS: Often referred to as “mini minors,” options are a prescribed set of
                                                                                                                                                   Joint Majors...................................................................................................41
                                                            courses in a discipline outside of your degree. These specific areas of study
                                                            can be completed alongside almost any undergraduate degree program. A                  Combine almost any two majors. Popular Joint Majors include,
                                                                                                                                                   but are not limited to: Computer Science & Business › English
                                                            unique focus to your degree provides you with a distinct advantage in the              Literature & Media Studies › Sociology & Psychology › History &
                                                            career of your choice.                                                                 Psychology › Anthropology & History › Business & Philosophy
                                                            Explore your options on page 45.                                                       Journalism & Creative Writing NEW.....................................................41
                                                                                                                                                   Law & Arts: Trent/Swansea Dual Degree.............................................41
                                                            SPECIALIZATIONS: Distinguish your degree by adding a specialization and                Law & Business: Trent/Swansea Dual Degree...................................41
                                                            gain deeper understanding of your chosen discipline. Adding a specialization           Legal Studies (Option).............................................................................. 45
                                                            shows future employers or graduate schools that you’re focused and                     Logistics & Supply Chain Management* NEW................................. 42
                                                            interested in becoming an expert in your field.                                        Marketing (Option).................................................................................... 45
                                                            See specializations listed under related degrees.                                      Marketing & Consumer Culture (Spec.)..............................................37
                                                                                                                                                   Marketing & Entrepreneurship Postgraduate Certificate............ 42
                                                            DIPLOMAS: Diploma programs are a great choice for enhancing your broad-                Media Relations (Spec.) NEW................................................................. 38
                                                            based knowledge. They can be completed in 12-24 months, and often lead to a            Media Studies............................................................................................... 42
                                                            degree program.                                                                        Online Programs......................................................................................... 43
                                                            Discover your path to a diploma by reviewing our program pages.                        Philosophy..................................................................................................... 43
                                                                                                                                                   Policing & Community Well-Being NEW........................................... 43
                                                            POST-GRADUATE CERTIFICATES: These certificate programs are designed to
                                                                                                                                                   Pre-Law Pathways...................................................................................... 42
                                                            complement the skills and knowledge acquired through the completion of an
                                                                                                                                                   Psychological Development (Spec.).................................................... 44
                                                            undergraduate degree to boost your professional skills for in-demand fields.
                                                                                                                                                   Psychology.................................................................................................... 44
                                                            Learn more about post grad certificates on pages 40 and 42.                            Science, Honours........................................................................................ 44
                                                                                                                                                   Social Work................................................................................................... 44
                                                                                                                                                   Social Justice & Equity Studies (Spec.) NEW.................................... 45

                                                            Degrees of Success
                                                                                                                                                   Sociology....................................................................................................... 44
                                                                                                                                                   Teacher Education Stream...................................................................... 39

                                                            Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
                                                            Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)                                                            Many programs also offer courses online.
                                                                                                                                                   Learn more: trentu.ca/online
                                                            Bachelor of Business Administration (B.B.A.)
                                                            Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.)                                                       * pending approval

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ANTHROPOLOGY (B.A. OR B.Sc.)                  which program interests you most? In
                                                   Trent’s Honours Arts path you can begin                    Six Ways to do Business
                                                                                                                                                          leadership and management, gaining a
                                                                                                                                                          deep understanding of the organization
                                                                                                                                                                                                        things (and more) are rooted in a sound
                                                                                                                                                                                                        understanding of accounting. This
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       to spread your message, and master social
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       media for enterprises – all to successfully
                                                   your first year expanding your horizons,                                                               of business and its role in today’s highly-   specialization allows students to gain a       reach and build relationships with your
     Are you curious about human societies                                                                    at Trent
                                                   engaging in discussion with faculty                                                                    digital world. Take your education outside    thorough understanding of accounting           target audience.
     and how they’ve evolved over time? This
                                                   experts and exploring a few different                      1) Bachelor of Business                    the classroom through a placement with        and prepare for a potential future as a
     is the program for you. Anthropology is
                                                   areas of study before declaring a major                        Administration (B.B.A.)                 one of our fantastic community partners.      Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA).
     the study of human kind, from the earliest
                                                   or joint-major in second year. This first                                                              Build your knowledge and skills through
     peoples to our contemporary digital
     society. Learn about different peoples,
                                                   year pathway gives students the flexibility
                                                                                                                  Focuses on economics,
                                                                                                                  management, and entrepreneurship        this comprehensive program geared                         ENTREPRENEURSHIP                   BUSINESS & ARTS
     languages, and cultures from around
                                                   to combine different disciplines and
                                                   take courses from programs across the
                                                                                                                  with a full slate of accounting         toward professional success.                              trentu.ca/futurestudents/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    entrepreneurship                   (JOINT MAJOR B.A.)
     the world and across time as you study
     the four principal fields of the discipline
                                                   humanities and social sciences.
                                                                                                                  and human resources courses to
                                                                                                                  prepare you for the CPA or CHRP
                                                                                                                                                          The Trent Advantage
                                                                                                                                                                                                        For highly innovative B.B.A. degree
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       BUSINESS & SCIENCE
     – archaeological, biological, cultural,
     and linguistic anthropology. Here, you’ll
                                                   The Trent Advantage                                            designations respectively or as a
                                                                                                                                                          In business, it’s all about connections.
                                                                                                                                                          Build your network and tap into the           students, the Entrepreneurship                 (JOINT MAJOR B.Sc.)
                                                                                                                  launch pad to an M.B.A.                                                               specialization is an excellent avenue for
     explore the extraordinary variability in      • Develop your skills as a thoughtful,                                                                 knowledge and expertise of a dedicated
                                                                                                                                                                                                        exploring an independent path in business      Forge your own unique path to success in
     human adaptation, organization, and             critical, and effective communicator                                                                 community of business leaders and
                                                                                                              2) Business and Arts Joint Major B.A.                                                    leadership and enterprise. Learn how to        the world of business by connecting your
     belief systems, and discover the common         through discussion-based lectures led                                                                mentors as you prepare for your CPA or
                                                                                                                  Combine business courses with                                                         plan and build your own business, develop      interest in business with other areas of
     circumstances that unite us.                    by professors who are leading authors,                                                               CHRP designation or springboard to an
                                                                                                                  any arts courses from Computing                                                       online marketing strategies, and shape         study across the arts or the sciences. The
                                                     artists, and researchers                                                                             M.B.A.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        your ground-breaking ideas into a viable       combinations are virtually endless. What
     The Trent Advantage                           • Become a creative problem-solver by
                                                                                                                  Systems and Media Studies to
                                                                                                                                                          Resumé Boosters                                                                              will you choose?
                                                                                                                                                                                                        and thriving business.
                                                                                                                  Sociology and Philosophy.
     Get hands-on experience in Trent’s own          studying across disciplines in the social                                                            • 100 hours of hands-on professional
     backyard and at field schools around the        sciences and humanities to explore                                                                     experience completing placements with                   HUMAN RESOURCE                     The Trent Advantage
                                                                                                              3) Business and Science Joint Major
     world alongside renowned experts and            different and complementary ways of                                                                    leading business sector companies and                   MANAGEMENT                         Study at the only university in Canada
     researchers in one of the most highly           thinking                                                     B.Sc.                                     organizations                                           trentu.ca/futurestudents/hr        to offer a wide range of joint majors in
     regarded Anthropology programs in                                                                            Combine business courses with any
                                                   • Get hands-on experience in courses that                                                              • Undertake a community-based research                                                       Business Administration for more career
     Canada.                                                                                                      science courses from Psychology                                                       Few businesses can succeed without a           choice and flexibility.
                                                     allow you to put your creativity to use at                                                             project with local businesses
                                                                                                                  or Anthropology to Computer                                                           skilled, happy, and healthy workforce,
     Resumé Boosters                                 Trent, in the community, and beyond                                                                                                                                                               Resumé Boosters
                                                                                                                  Science.                                • Network with industry experts               making human resources professionals
     • Get your hands dirty on a global scale                                                                                                                                                                                                          • Gain hands-on experience through
                                                   Program Paths                                                                                            and organizations through Global            an invaluable and in-demand asset to any
       through our archaeological field schools                                                                                                                                                                                                          the Business Administration placement
                                                   Start in Honours Arts in first year and move               4) B.B.A. with Specialization                Entrepreneurship Week events and            team. This practical specialization will
       in Belize, Greece, or right here on                                                                                                                                                                                                               program and fourth-year business
                                                   into the humanities or social sciences                         Choose from Accounting,                   by connecting into local Chambers of        provide business students with the skills
       campus in Ontario                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 legacy project
                                                   program of your choice in second year                          Entrepreneurship, Marketing               Commerce in Peterborough and Durham         necessary to effectively manage people,
     • Explore the evolution of human beings       – English, History, Anthropology, Media                                                                                                              while also satisfying course requirements      • Build professional business skills while
                                                                                                                  and Consumer Culture, Human             • Participate in a number of career-
       as both physical and social creatures,      Studies…which degree will you choose?                                                                                                                for the Certified Human Resources                delving into the diverse knowledge
                                                                                                                  Resource Management, or                   readiness events aimed at helping
       from the first tool-makers to the modern                                                                                                                                                         Professional Designation.™                       across disciplinary boundaries in
                                                   Popular Courses                                                Information Systems and                   prepare you for a successful job search
       global population                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 programs and disciplines. The result? A
                                                   Explore your interests by taking a variety of                  E-Commerce.                             • Sharpen your entrepreneurial skillset                   INFORMATION SYSTEMS &                degree as unique as you are
     • Learn how to communicate more               introductory first-year courses in virtually
                                                                                                                                                            as you take part in a hands-on exercise                 E-COMMERCE
       effectively by understanding other          any arts discipline, including: Gods,                      5) Law & Business (LL.B. & B.B.A.)                                                                                                      • Benefit from joining a community
                                                                                                                                                            on new venture planning and design or                   trentu.ca/futurestudents/
       people’s perspectives and priorities        Heroes, Monsters; Introduction to the                                                                                                                                                                 affiliated with the United Nations
                                                                                                                  Earn your business degree and your        compete in local and national business                  ecomm
                                                   Integrated Arts; Making a Scene; Gender,                                                                                                                                                              Principles for Responsible Management
     • Study different cultures firsthand                                                                         law degree, and gain international        competitions, including Durham Ideas
                                                   Race and Popular Culture; Critical Thinking                                                                                                                                                           and Education
       through a year abroad program in                                                                           experience, all within six years in       Den                                         In today’s digital business world, those who
       virtually any country – Ghana, Thailand,    trentu.ca/futurestudents/honoursarts                           this unique dual degree program.                                                      become experts in harnessing the potential     Popular Business Joint Majors
                                                                                                                                                          Career Paths
       France … the choice is yours                                                                                                                                                                     of information technology will be a step       Business & Media Studies; Business &
                                                                                                                                                          Accountant; Human Resource Manager;
                                                                                                              6) Business Administration Minor                                                         ahead. By completing this specialization,      Psychology; Business & Sociology; Business
     Career Paths                                                                                                                                         Market Researcher; Financial Analyst;
                                                                                                                                                                                                        B.B.A students gain the knowledge and          & Computer Science; Business & Philosophy
     Cultural and Heritage Consultant; Foreign                                                                   Combine business as a minor with         Retail Strategist; Investment Banker;

                                                     SCHOOL OF
                                                                                                                                                                                                        experience to become an e-business
     Service Officer; Forensic Anthropologist;                                                                   any other arts or science major – if     Consultant; Indigenous Business Officer;                                                     trentu.ca/futurestudents/businessarts
                                                                                                                                                                                                        entrepreneur, digital consultant, or a top
     Human Resources Representative;                                                                             you can imagine it, you can do it in     Entrepreneur; Labour Relations Specialist;
                                                                                                                                                                                                        employee in marketing, human resources,        trentu.ca/futurestudents/businessscience
     Immigration Agent; International Non-                                                                       business at Trent Durham.                Fundraising Manager
                                                                                                                                                                                                        or finance operations.

                                                     BUSINESS
     Profit Administrator; Museum Curator;
                                                                                                                                                          Popular Courses
     Public Health Educator; Professor                                                                        trentu.ca/business                                                                                    MARKETING & CONSUMER
                                                                                                                                                          Management Skills; Entrepreneurship;
     Popular Courses                                                                                                                                      Financial and Managerial Accounting;                      CULTURE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    trentu.ca/futurestudents/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       CHILD & YOUTH STUDIES (B.A.)
     Applied Anthropology; Ethnography                                                                                                                    Leadership, Training and Development:
     and Culture; Technology and Societ;             Trent’s prestigious School of                                                                        A Cross-cultural Approach; Branding;                      consumerculture                    The Child & Youth Studies program
     Foragers to Farmers: The Archaeology
     of Early Societies; Plagues and People;
                                                     Business offers all the advantages                     BACHELOR OF BUSINESS                          Advertising; Strategic Management.
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Almost 200 new businesses are started
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       focuses on the different ways children
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       learn and develop. Knowledge gained
     Anthropology of Language; Ecological
     Anthropology
                                                     of a traditional Bachelor of Business
                                                     Administration (B.B.A.), with several                  ADMINISTRATION (B.B.A.)                       trentu.ca/futurestudents/businessadmin
                                                                                                                                                                                                        worldwide every minute. With specialized
                                                                                                                                                                                                        expertise in marketing, you can play a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       from lively and interactive in-class
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       discussions are complemented and
                                                     unique opportunities to help you                                                                     Specializations                               significant role in helping businesses         enhanced by opportunities to gain hands-
     trentu.ca/futurestudents/anthropology                                                                  You want to become an innovative
                                                     map your own path. No matter how                       business leader or entrepreneur. No other                                                   – new and old, big and small – thrive          on work experience with community
                                                     the journey unfolds, students in our                   program will help you get there better                     ACCOUNTING                       as products and services continuously          partners. You’ll gain essential expertise
                                                     Business programs develop into                         than Trent’s exclusive Bachelor of Business                trentu.ca/futurestudents/        enter the marketplace. This specialization     in understanding the child and youth
                                                     the versatile candidates that today’s                  Administration. Led by industry experts                    accounting                       equips you with the knowledge and              experience through exploration in
     ARTS, HONOURS (B.A)                             companies demand.                                      with a passion for teaching. You will learn
                                                                                                                                                          Making sound decisions. Managing
                                                                                                                                                                                                        understanding to effectively reach your
                                                                                                                                                                                                        future customers. Learn techniques and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       emotional and cognitive development,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       relationships and social interaction,
                                                                                                            by examining corporate, self-employment,
     Looking to immerse yourself in critical                                                                online, small business and other business     business growth. Creating short-term          best practices in consumer behaviour and       diversity and social justice, laws and rights,
     thinking and idea exploration, but not sure                                                            models, you’ll learn the fundamentals of      and long-term strategies. Each of these       decision making, leverage digital platforms    and teaching and programming. This

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interdisciplinary approach to learning
     helps prepare you for a variety of careers
                                                   learn about how the North is fundamental
                                                   to the global environment and economy.
                                                                                                            Resumé Boosters
                                                                                                            • Make a difference in the local community
                                                                                                                                                          COMPUTER SCIENCE (B.Sc.) /                     also have the potential to perform
                                                                                                                                                                                                         independent research on homelessness,                  an extraordinarily active and highly
     connecting you with your future goals.        Developed by the University of the Arctic                  through a final-year capstone project,      COMPUTING SYSTEMS (B.A.)                       the criminalization of women, as well as               collaborative experience that prepares
                                                   in partnership with Trent’s School of                      allowing you to develop and refine                                                         gain critical understanding of the realities           students to enter a competitive
     The Trent Advantage                           Environment, the Chanie Wenjack School                     communications, team-building, and          Society is in the midst of a technology        of Indigenous peoples’ with the criminal               education job market. Our guiding
     Get a head start on a teaching career with    for Indigenous Studies, and the School for                 critical thinking skills                    revolution, which is fueled by the             justice system.                                        principles are deeply rooted in social
     a direct pathway into Trent’s Bachelor of     the Study of Canada, this flexible learning                                                            advancement of knowledge in computing.
                                                                                                            • Take courses that teach high demand                                                        The Trent Advantage                                    justice, ecologically sustainable
     Education (B.Ed.) program. A number of        opportunity will prepare you for a future                                                              The ability to create, manipulate, and
                                                                                                              and long-lasting skills that help you                                                                                                             practices, Indigenous Knowledge
     guaranteed spaces are reserved for Child &    focused on the Canadian North and                                                                      speak the language of technology has           Gain a critical and interdisciplinary
                                                                                                              manage complex projects, work well                                                                                                                inclusion, and providing an enriching
     Youth Studies graduates.                      beyond.                                                                                                become some of the most valued skills          understanding of criminalization and
                                                                                                              with others, and write clearly and                                                                                                                interactive learning environment today
                                                                                                              persuasively                                applicable to almost every industry.           punishment, in a program that places
     Resumé Boosters                               The Trent Advantage                                                                                    When you study Computer Science, you           critical focus on systemic oppression                  for tomorrow’s teachers.
     • Complete a community placement,                                                                      • Undertake hands-on projects (like
                                                   Be a groundbreaker – study in the first                                                                will be prepared to design, implement          including the historical and contemporary
       working with health centres, cultural                                                                  podcasts and social media analyses)
                                                   fully online Circumpolar Studies diploma                                                               and integrate software applications            realities of Indigenous peoples’
       centres, community agencies, group                                                                     in courses that will also put your
                                                   offered at a Canadian university.                                                                      for devices from supercomputers to             victimization, over-criminalization, and
       homes, or youth programs
     • Take part in workshops that explore
                                                   Resumé Boosters
                                                                                                              presentation skills to the test
                                                                                                            Career Paths
                                                                                                                                                          game boards. This general degree
                                                                                                                                                          prepares you for a career that blends
                                                                                                                                                                                                         over-incarceration.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              TEACHER EDUCATION STREAM
       important topics like the importance of
                                                   • Take your learning from the comfort of
                                                     home to the Arctic through study abroad                Project Manager; Lawyer; Social Media         technology like databases, networks,
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Resumé Boosters
                                                                                                                                                                                                         • Complete a full-year work placement with           (B.A. OR B.Sc.)
       imagination as portrayed through the                                                                 Manager; Communications Strategist;           and telecommunications, with elements
                                                     opportunities with the University of the                                                                                                              community organizations and agencies
       cultural environment of children                                                                     Research Officer; Chief Information           of ethics, law and culture in the ever-                                                             Forge your own path to a rewarding career
                                                     Arctic                                                                                                                                                including Correctional Services Ontario,
                                                                                                            Officer; Content Creator; Development         changing tech sector.                                                                               in education through Trent’s distinctive
     • Undertake an undergraduate                                                                                                                                                                          the Crown Attorney, Kawartha Haliburton
                                                   • Diversify your perspectives through                    Officer; Public Relations Specialist;                                                                                                             Teacher Education Stream (TES). If your
       independent research thesis or research                                                                                                            The Trent Advantage                              Children’s Aid Society, Elizabeth Fry
                                                     engaging online discussions with                       Entrepreneur                                                                                                                                      dream is to become a teacher, this one-of-
       practicum and work one-on-one with                                                                                                                                                                  Society, Canadian Mental Health
                                                     students from near and far in a small                                                                Get advanced use of the latest science and                                                          a-kind program is the best pathway. TES
       award-winning faculty – this translates                                                              Popular Courses                                                                                Association or Youth Emergency Shelter
                                                     group environment                                                                                    digital technologies, with assistance from                                                          will provide you with a strong foundation
       into solid references for grad school or                                                             Becoming Digital; Write in Time;
                                                                                                                                                          professors who are experts in their fields.    • Familiarize yourself with case law                 for application to a consecutive B.Ed.
       jobs after graduation                       • Benefit from flexible options which                    Workplace Communication; Capstone                                                              research by learning from and working              teacher education program, giving
                                                     allow you to move into a related                       Project Course                                Resumé Boosters
     • Expand your learning through courses                                                                                                                                                                with practicing legal professionals                you an opportunity to design your
                                                     undergraduate program at Trent or                                                                    • Work with real-world clients from
       that encompass a wide range of                                                                       trentu.ca/futurestudents/commstudies                                                                                                              B.A. or B.Sc. degree according to your
                                                     supplement your existing degree                                                                        industry, government, and education          • Take a prison-based course that explores
       disciplines – this breadth of knowledge                                                                                                                                                                                                                individual interests. Gain relevant practical
                                                                                                                                                            through a third year internship course         restorative justice in a real-world context
       will help you find a meaningful and         Career Paths                                                                                                                                                                                               and theoretical knowledge through
       impactful career                            Public Service; Cultural and Heritage                    Specializations                               • Undertake an undergraduate research          • Gain a solid foundation in legal research          coursework and experiential opportunities
                                                   Consultant; Immigration and Human                                                                        thesis and investigate a specific field of     methodology and theoretical application            such as teaching placements and other
     Career Paths                                                                                                       BUSINESS
                                                   Rights; Public Health; Geoscience                                                                        interest with the expert guidance of your      that will prepare you for success in a             hands-on experiences.
     Child Protection Worker; Teacher; Autism                                                                           COMMUNICATIONS
                                                   Consultant; Diplomat; Journalist; United                                                                 prof                                           variety of workplace settings
     Specialist; Youth Outreach Worker;                                                                                 futurestudents/
                                                   Nations Official; International Civil Servant;                                                                                                                                                             The Trent Advantage
     Counsellor; Social Worker; Administrator;                                                                          businesscomms                     Career Paths                                   Career Paths
                                                   Educator; Policy Professional                                                                                                                                                                              Go further with guaranteed entry into
     Youth Program Developer; Researcher;                                                                                                                 Mobile App Developer; Database                 Civilian Crime Analyst; Police Officer;
     Children’s Rights Activist; Policy Analyst;   trentu.ca/futurestudents/circumpolar                     The business world thrives on good            Administrator; Entrepreneur; Software          Youth Worker; Law Professional; Victim               Trent’s competitive two-year Bachelor of
     Child Life Specialist                                                                                  communication. A specialization in            Systems Developer; Network Systems             Service Worker; Corrections Officer;                 Education (B.Ed.) program upon successful
                                                                                                            Business Communications gives you the         Administrator; Research Scientist; Software    Policy Consultant; Border Services Officer;          completion of all requirements with a
     Popular Courses
                                                                                                            edge you need to effectively communicate      Engineer; Computer Systems Analyst; Web        Community Development Worker; Crime                  minimum average of 85%.
     Child and Youth Theory and Voice;
     Playful Pedagogy; Child and Youth Rights
                                                   COMMUNICATIONS (B.A.)                             NEW
                                                                                                            ideas and messages across organizations       Developer                                      Prevention Worker; Probation and Parole              Resumé Boosters
                                                                                                            and through multiple channels. Learn                                                         Officer                                              • Pursue education-related placements
     and Legal Issues; Learning Through                                                                                                                   Popular Courses
                                                   The ability to understand how we                         how to tailor your writing to your target
     Arts; Imagination and Youth Culture;                                                                                                                 Information Systems; Software Design &         Popular Courses                                        in EVERY year of the program, starting
                                                   communicate with one another across                      audience, create strategies to effectively
     Indigenous Knowledge for Children and                                                                                                                Modelling; Programming for Computer            Monsters & Misfits; Social Inequality;                 in year one, in schools, daycares, zoos,
                                                   multiple platforms is an integral part of our            share ideas, and master the latest
     Youth; Children’s Knowledge of Death,                                                                                                                Systems; Fundamentals of Project               Families of Prisoners; Deviance & Social               senior centres, libraries, and more
                                                   world. Trent’s Communications degree                     communications tools by specializing in
     Dying and Bereavement                                                                                                                                Management; Digital World                      Control; Punishing & Policing Poverty;               • Take specialized courses in teacher
                                                   offered exclusively at our Durham GTA                    this essential business skill.                                                               Criminalizing & Punishing Women; The                   education throughout your undergrad
     trentu.ca/futurestudents/childyouth           Campus allows you to develop the skills                                                                trentu.ca/futurestudents/compsystems           Politics of Incarceration; Gender, Sexualities         degree
                                                   and expertise you need to stand out in a                             MEDIA RELATIONS                                                                  and the Law; Media & Moral Panics
                                                   competitive job market. The ability to think                         futurestudents/                                                                                                                       Career Paths
                                                   critically and responsively about the ever-                                                                                                           trentu.ca/futurestudents/criminology
     CIRCUMPOLAR STUDIES DIPLOMA                   changing media landscape, dominated
                                                                                                                        mediarelations
                                                                                                                                                          CRIMINOLOGY (B.A.)        *   NEW
                                                                                                                                                                                                         *pending Ministry and Quality Assurance approvals
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Teacher; Child Care Worker; Educational
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Author; Publisher; Curriculum Designer;
     (ONLINE)                                      by social media innovation, is a much-
                                                   valued skill. Understanding the history of
                                                                                                            Love the idea of pitching stories to the
                                                                                                            media, or thinking strategically on how a     Justice served is about so much more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Educational Researcher; Outdoor
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Educator, Employee Trainer; Academic
                                                   communication can assist you in shaping its              brand is represented? Then a specialization   than crime and punishment. In Trent’s                                                               Advisor; Librarian; Guidance Counsellor;
     Challenge yourself to think beyond the

                                                                                                                                                                                                            SCHOOL OF
                                                   future. A degree in communications opens                 in Media Relations is ideal for you. Learn    new Criminology degree, you will gain                                                               Early Childhood Educator
     “remote” and “cold” stereotypes of the
                                                   the doors for you to work in a broad range               to think critically about what you see and    a foundational understanding of the
     Arctic and its communities. This one                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Popular Courses
                                                   of career options enabling you to find a                 read and discover a better understanding      influence of social inequality as a cause of
     of-a kind, interdisciplinary program will                                                                                                                                                                                                                Understanding Teaching and Learning;
                                                   career in a field you are passionate about.              of how media is consumed. Create              crime. Learning alongside faculty experts
     teach you about Northern people and

                                                                                                                                                                                                            EDUCATION
                                                                                                            content that engages your audience and        in Sociology, Law, Gender & Social Justice                                                          Concepts and Dispositions in Teaching and
     landscapes, geographical and historical       The Trent Advantage                                                                                                                                                                                        Learning; Learning and Literacy; Topics in
     contexts, and issues of security in a                                                                  tells the story you want to share. Focus      and Indigenous Studies, you will be able
                                                   Get career-ready as you work alongside                   your studies on learning the key strategies   to apply your skills and knowledge to                                                               Mathematics Education; A STEAM Driven
     changing political and environmental                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Classroom
     climate. You’ll explore the rich diversity    faculty experts who will equip you with the              needed for a successful career in media       better understand the systems at play
     of the region, discuss everything             key skills needed in the careers of today:               relations.                                    for both criminals and victims. In this                                                             trentu.ca/futurestudents/tes
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Trent’s prestigious School of
     from Indigenous issues to sustainable         in communication, critical thinking, and                                                               hybrid-model program, students will study
                                                                                                                                                                                                            Education offers future educators
     development and physical geography, and       writing.                                                                                               online and in person on campus. Students

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