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.

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

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.

Faculty Profiles

Sue de Bruin
Faculty
Humanities & Social Sciences

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Transfer Agreements

Start at NIC and seamlessly transfer to university to finish your degree through NIC’s exclusive transfer agreements

    
  
  

Dual Credit

Earn university transfer credit while still in high school.

Research

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Department News

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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