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Sociology, Department of
Shevchenko Scientific Society of Canada
The Shevchenko Scientific Society of Canada is a Ukrainian Canadian organization with a focus on education and research. The Society primary goal is to advance fields of Ukrainian and Ukrainian Canadian history, culture, and language. The Society has its intellectual and scholarly origins in the Shevchenko Society established in 1873 in L'viv, Western Ukraine, which was then part of the Habsburg Empire. Until its dissolution by the Soviet regime in 1940, it served as a preeminent Ukrainian association of scholars. After World War II the Society was re-established in Europe and in 1949 in Canada where some of its original members settled. Its headquarters are in Toronto with branches in Edmonton, Ottawa, and Montreal.
Secondary Education, Department of
The Department of Secondary Education offers an extensive array of courses and programs in both undergraduate and graduate studies. The Undergraduate Secondary Route Teacher Education Program prepares students to be teacher specialists in each of the subject areas represented in the secondary schools of the Province of Alberta. The Department offers both masters and doctoral programs. Graduate studies may be pursued with a subject area focus, as a teacher education inquiry, or with a curriculum/pedagogical studies orientation. The Department has a strong research focus in a variety of fields in curriculum studies and teacher education. Department members have a number of funded research projects.
School of Public Health
School of Library and Information Studies
The School of Library and Information Studies (SLIS) is part of the Faculty of Education, and offers the only Master of Library and Information Studies program on the Canadian prairies that is accredited by the American Library Association (ALA). SLIS also offers an inter-faculty combined degree program Master of Library & Information Studies/Master of Arts in Humanities Computing, and is a home department for the Master of Arts in Humanities Computing program. We are in the process of developing a Ph.D. program, and in the meantime, in conjunction with other University of Alberta departments that house PhD programs, SLIS offers opportunities for individual interdisciplinary PhDs. The School's vision for teaching, research, and service is grounded in a multi-disciplinary focus on issues of information access and equity.
School of Business
The Alberta School of Business is built on the Alberta tradition. Innovative ideas, hard work, entrepreneurial spirit and great people have made the Alberta economy the best in Canada. Twenty-three hundred students fill our classrooms every day expecting the best business education in the country. That is what we deliver.
Roy Berg Kinsella Research Ranch
Located within the central parkland natural subregion of Alberta, the Roy Berg Kinsella Research Ranch is embedded in a rolling landscape dominated by agricultural lands and punctuated by aspen groves, wetlands and patches of native prairie vegetation.
Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, Department of
The University of Alberta's Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology (REES) faculty and students pursue excellence in socio-economic research and teaching. A unique group of applied economists and sociologists, REES focuses on agriculture, forestry and issues of the environment. Our students and over 18 faculty are involved in cutting-edge research on the socio-economic aspects of managing natural resources. This research is interdisciplinary and involves collaborative efforts among natural and social scientists.
Renewable Resources, Department of
The Department of Renewable Resources houses a diverse group of academic staff and support staff who are united by a goal of developing and disseminating new knowledge on soils, forests, range, crops, and wildlife and how these features combine to form ecosystems. In particular we are proud of our ability to link biological, environmental and landscape features to develop better ways to manage ecosystems and natural resources. We hold the opinion that a combination of natural and carefully managed ecosystems will be needed to sustain the soils and biota, and the goods and services from ecosystems that society needs.
Religious Studies Program
The Interdisciplinary Program in Religious Studies offers a Major, Minor, Honours and Combined Honors at the BA undergraduate level, and at the graduate level MA and PhD degrees. Areas of strength include the religious traditions of antiquity, biblical studies, history of Christianity, Islamic Studies, "world" religions in a post-colonial, globalized perspective, East Asian and South Asian Religions and new religions.