General Education: The Foundations Program

All SOSC classes and services have moved online through Summer Term
As of March 17, 2020, due to the circumstances surrounding COVID-19, all faculty and staff in the Department of Social Science will be working remotely and are not available for in-person meetings at Keele Campus. The Department is fully committed to ensuring our students get the support they need by various electronic methods.
Faculty/Teaching: All classes have moved online for the foreseeable future including the Summer Term. Faculty are available via e-mail and will communicate individually and also collectively via listservs, Moodle, and so forth per usual.
Staff/Advising: All student advising will now take place via Zoom or over the phone. Students requiring advising must send a request for an appointment to socsci@yorku.ca. A staff member will respond to arrange an appointment time.
Staff/Other Services: All other services provided by SOSC staff continue via e-mail, while some services may require video-conferencing via Zoom (a free online video-conferencing application similar to Skype.
Website/Twitter: The SOSC website and twitter accounts are updated and monitored daily (weekdays) with important information from the University, LA&PS, SOSC, and individual programs.
Thank you for your patience and understanding. Be well and be safe. 
YorkU's Health, Wellness, Counselling, and Accessibility Services (links to more information):
1.
Mental Health and Wellness at YorkU.
2. Student Counselling & Development.
3. Student Accessibility Services.
4. Office of Student Community Relations.

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The Foundations Program offers an interdisciplinary curriculum where students have the opportunity to foster their own ideas and go down an academic path they are interested in.  Instead of specializing in one area of study, students are exposed to a broader range of concepts and themes. The idea is to be engaged with classmates as opposed to a professor; which fosters a democratic atmosphere. In the Foundations Program, students decide how they will relate to the material.