Humanities & Social Sciences

Learn how to think, not what to think. With humanities and social sciences courses at NIC you’ll develop skills sought after by employers as you learn how to assess and adapt to change, analyze trends and solve complex problems.

Transfer Agreements

Transfer seamlessly to university with our exclusive partnership agreements. You’ll secure your seat at the start of your education and receive full credit for your NIC coursework at university.

Explore Humanities

Investigate the human condition while learning how to think critically and speculatively.

By studying humanities, you will:

  • Investigate the human condition
  • Learn how to think critically and speculatively
  • Develop skills sought after by employers including research skills and critical thinking

Explore Social Sciences

Learn how to ask big questions and deepen your understanding of the world in which we live.

In social sciences, you will:

  • Learn to collect data to better understand society and human behaviour
  • Learn to assess and adapt to change, analyze trends and solve complex problems
  • Develop skills sought after by employers including research skills and critical thinking

Faculty Profiles

Sue de Bruin
Faculty
Humanities & Social Sciences

View all Humanities & Social Sciences faculty

Dual Credit

Earn university transfer credit while still in high school.

Research

Explore research projects involving NIC STEM faculty and students

The NIC Advantage

  • Seamless transferability
  • Customized, flexible education plans
  • Dual and Guaranteed admission options to UVic and VIU
  • Average class size is 18 students
  • International field school opportunities, such as Greece and Croatia
  • Applied research opportunities
  • Learn from expert faculty including nuclear astrophysicists, marine biologists, anthropologists and criminologists.


NIC has been the best experience that I've had in my schooling. My instructors were amazing. They opened my eyes to new ways of thinking and how to approach the world.

Megan Borland
NIC Criminology student

Department News

View all Humanities & Social Sciences news.