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Power in History and Politics

Are you curious of the impact global history has on political affairs? Or, challenged by fluctuating political power around the globe?

When you choose to study Power in History and Politics at Brescia, you will be given the opportunity to explore your political passions and educate others about the effect history has on our future. Dive into the impact of environmental leadership, understand the irrationality of society or discover the influence of power in an unjust world – in Brescia’s Power in History and Politics program, you decide! Under the guidance of your dedicated and academically-recognized professors, you will enhance your research, writing and ethics skills through a variety of dynamic courses, including: The Virgin Queen, Parks, People and Power and European Witchcraze: Crime and Deviance in the Early Modern World. 

Outside the classroom, you have an opportunity to participate in experiential learning and be placed with local government officials to learn first-hand the reality of civic leadership and political influence on society. You may also experience a placement sifting through archives to uncover significant historical events. In these placements you will not only build your network with peers and academic professors, but gain connections with local influencers and change makers.

CHOOSE TO dive into the relationship of world history and government.
CHOOSE TO understand the implications of power imbalance.
CHOOSE TO learn about the importance of influential leadership.

Become a leader in political activism.

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Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for Ontario high school students:

  • ENG4U

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Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities for graduates include:

  • Policy Analyst
  • Lawyer
  • Human Resource Specialist
  • Historical Researcher

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“Power in History and Politics is unique in that it allows me to indulge in my two programs of interest. It provides brilliant learning experiences that are not part of other programs, which makes it stand out.”

Julia Harke


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“At Brescia, my peers, faculty, and staff, empowered me to try new opportunities. I learned what it means to be bold, strong, and courageous.”

Anita Alabi


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