Culture and Expression

Have you always been fascinated by the depth, breadth and sheer diversity of human creativity and expression? Do you want to study how human imagination and artistic forms are used to express various cultural concerns? Offered by the Department of Humanities, the Culture and Expression major will expose you to the diverse expressions of human creativity in art, media, technology and popular culture. You will explore how culture is conceptualized and expressed and how social constructs, artistic forms, and political expression are used to define different cultures and ideas.

Career Options in Culture and Expression

Below is a sample list of some future choices to explore following studies in Culture and Expression. This list is not exhaustive but it provides a solid idea of what fellow graduates have gone on to do and what potential careers a Culture and Expression degree can offer. Some options are more directly associated with specific areas of Culture and Expression than others.

  • Aboriginal Activist
  • Archivist
  • Art Dealer
  • Author
  • Brand Strategist
  • Canadian History Professor
  • Children’s Rights Activist
  • Communications Consultant
  • Community Educator
  • Cultural Consultant
  • Cultural Program Director
  • Education Policy Consultant
  • Diplomat
  • Economist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Ethics Board Director
  • Event Planner
  • Fundraising Coordinator
  • Health Policy Advisor
  • Immigration Office
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Legislative Aide
  • Librarian
  • Local Historian
  • Lobbyist
  • Marketing Director
  • Media Correspondent
  • Mediator
  • Museum Curator
  • Non-Profit Organization Director
  • Political Advisor/Consultant
  • Public Relations Representative
  • Public Policy Researcher
  • Publisher
  • Psychologist
  • Social Service Worker
  • Song Writer
  • Speech Writer/ Translator
  • Teacher
  • Television Producer
  • UN Representative

Some of these career choices may require additional education or preparation in the form of graduate studies, experiential education or professional formative courses and exams. For a more in-depth description of some of the careers mentioned above visit Career Cruising (login information can be found on the home page of the Career Centre's online system) or the National Occupational Classification website.