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How should Christian approach complex issues of development and justice?
Systematic issues of injustice, poverty, inequality and conflict are increasingly apparent in our world today. How can you make a difference? Redeemer's International Development program focuses on a holistic and sustainable transformation of communities through aid and global development. By considering global issues from the perspectives of history, business, economics, literature, and philosophy give students an interdisciplinary approach to problem-solving, making solid and data-driven arguments, and analyzing systems with empathy and creativity.
International Development is a Bachelor of Arts degree program. It is offered as an honours major.
Right from the start, small class sizes allow for meaningful class discussion, lead by professors who are actively researching and experienced practitioners in the field.
First-year courses approach topics of history, politics, and international studies in a way that is both broad and deep, giving an overview of the people, organizations, and policies that are currently working towards bettering our world.
The Core Curriculum is a set of 10 courses that every student takes. The courses are woven through every major and get you to think deeply and broadly about what you’re studying. Think about it this way…
Takes courses that do practical case studies like Human Rights and International Justice; research and look at existing Christian approaches to important global issues in Current Issues in Politics & International Studies; and consider the foundations, history and theories of Christian political thought in Irenaeus to Grotius: Christian Political Thought.
Participate in a one-term internship, providing an opportunity to apply your skills and apply what you're learning in an occupational setting such as corporate, non-profit, or governmental organizations.
Off-campus study programs such as the Laurentian Leadership Program, Au Sable, the Crandall-Oxford Study Programme, and SPIN, provide you with opportunities to travel and learn about the world through hands-on and interactive experiences.
strives to empower others to actively respond to world hunger through the Canadian Foodgrains Bank.
works on the Immigration and Refugee Board interpreting Canadian and international law in order that he might grant protection to those at risk of persecution.
A fourth-year international development student is already putting her Redeemer education to work for a community in Africa.
Brittany Lorenz ’14 is making her mark on the capital, working and teaching in Ottawa’s political sector.
Jake Bakker '18 is starting his career with a combination of business and missions in Central America.
Redeemer International Studies program student Jessica Banninga shares about her experience studying abroad in Jordan.
Alumna Kyla DeHaan strives to empower others to actively respond to world hunger through the Canadian Foodgrains Bank.
Alumna Ashley Muller has spent her years since graduation joining peacebuilding and sustainability initiatives in the UK and in Switzerland
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The International Development program does not have program-specific requirements.
Applicants from Ontario will be considered for general undergraduate admission based on the following requirements: