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Program Requirements

Canadian Studies

Enrollment in these programs requires the completion of 4.0 full courses or their equivalent.

1
Program Type

Specialist

Must complete 11.0 FCEs in Canadian Studies approved courses with at least 3.0 FCEs at the 300+ level and 1.0 FCE at the 400+ level
11
Total FCEs Required
Year 1

Recommended

No specific first-year requirements. Students are advised to take introductory courses that will serve as prerequisites for optional courses of interest to them later in the program. For example: 

Year 2

Required

2 FCE

(CDN267H1, CDN268H1)

Plus 1.0 FCE of the following: FAS248H1/​ DRM268H1/​ ENG215H1/​ ENG252H1/​ ENG254H1/​ FOR200H1/​ FRE210H1/​ GGR240H1/​ GGR246H1/​ HIS262H1/​ HIS264H1/​ INS201H1/​ INS210H1/​ INS220H1/​ INS231H1/​ LIN201H1/​ POL214Y1/​ POL224Y1/​ SLA238H1/​ SOC218H1/​ SOC220H1/​ TRN235H1

Year 3

Required

1.5 FCE

(CDN367H1, CDN368H1)

Plus 0.5 FCE of any one of the following: CDN307H1/​ CDN335H1/​ CDN380H1/​ CDN390H1/​ JSU325H1

Year 4

Required

1 FCE

(CDN420Y1  / CDN435Y1 ) or another fourth-year Canadian Studies course approved by the Program Director

Upper Year

Required

6.5 FCE

6.5 other FCEs in courses offered by the Canadian Studies program. Please see the current Canadian Studies course listing.

Major

(Must complete 7.0 FCEs in Canadian Studies approved courses with 1.5 FCEs at the 300+ level and 0.5 FCE at the 400+ level)
7
Total FCEs Required
Year 1

Recommended

First year: No specific first-year requirements. Students are advised to take introductory courses that will serve as prerequisites for optional courses of interest to them later in the program. For example:

Year 2

Required

2 FCE

(CDN267H1, CDN268H1)

Plus 1.0 FCE of the following: FAS248H1/​ DRM268H1/​ ENG215H1/​ ENG252H1/​ ENG254H1/​ FOR200H1/​ FRE210H1/​ GGR240H1/​ GGR246H1/​ HIS262H1/​ HIS264H1/​ INS201H1/​ INS210H1/​ INS220H1/​ INS231H1/​ LIN201H1/​ POL214Y1/​ POL224Y1/​ SLA238H1/​ SOC218H1/​ SOC220H1/​ TRN235H1

Year 3

Required

1.5 FCE

(CDN367H1, CDN368H1)

Plus 0.5 FCE of any one of the following: CDN307H1/​ CDN335H1/​ CDN380H1/​ CDN390H1/​ JSU325H1

Year 4

Required

0.5 FCE

CDN405H1 or another fourth-year Canadian Studies course approved by the Program Director

Minor in Canadian Studies

(Must complete 4.0 FCEs in Canadian Studies approved courses with at least 1.0 FCE at the 300+ level)
4
Total FCEs Required
Year 1

Recommended

First year: No specific first-year requirements. Students are advised to take introductory courses that will serve as prerequisites for optional courses of interest to them later in the program. For example

Year 2

Required

0.5 FCE
Year 3

Required

0.5 FCE
Upper Year

Required

2 FCE

2.0 additional FCEs from the Canadian Studies course listing.

Minor in Asian-Canadian Studies

(Must complete 4.0 FCEs in Canadian Studies approved courses, including at least 1.0 FCEs at the 300+ level)
4
Total FCEs Required
Year 1

Recommended

First year: No specific first-year requirements. Students are advised to take introductory courses that will serve as prerequisites for optional courses of interest to them later in the program.

Subsequent Years

Required

1.0 FCE

CDN230H1 / CDN307H1

Additionally, 3.0 FCE from the two categories below, with at least 1.0 FCE in each category.

Asian Canadians and Asian Diasporas in Canada

Contexts of Asian Canadian Studies

Canadian Studies program courses:

CDN202H1CDN205H1CDN218H1CDN221H1
CDN267H1CDN268H1CDN280H1CDN305H1
CDN335H1CDN355H1CDN367H1CDN368H1
CDN380H1CDN405H1CDN406H1CDN420Y1
CDN425H1CDN435Y1

Other courses:

ABS401H; ANT204H1ANT315H1ANT322H1
ANT365H1ANT412H1CAS201H1CAS202H1;
CAS413H; CIN332Y1CIN370H1CSC300H1
DRM230Y1DRM268H1DTS200Y1EAS105H1
EAS210Y1EAS211Y1EAS212H1EAS219H1
EAS220Y1EAS221H1EAS300Y1EAS310Y1
EAS320Y1EAS401H1EAS402H1EAS410Y1
EAS460H1EAS461H1EAS474H1ECO321H1;
ECO322H1ENG215H1ENG252Y1ENG350H1;
ENG352H1ENG353H1ENG354Y1; ENG55H1; 
ENG357H1ENG359H1ENG424H1ENG425H1
ENG428H1FAH248H1FAH262H1FAH345H1
FAH367H1FAH457H1FAH458H1FAH482H1
FAH485H1FAH486H1FAH495H1FIN320H1
FRE210H1FRE314H1FRE379H1FEE410H1
FRE410H1GGR124H1GGR246H1GGR320H1
GGR357H1HIS262H1HIS264H1;  HIS283Y1
HIS307H1HIS311Y1HIS312H1HIS313H1
HIS314H1HIS318H1HIS350H1HIS363H1
HIS365H1HIS366H1HIS402H1HIS405Y1
HIS410H1HIS429H1HIS420H1HIS462H1
HIS464H1HIS466H1HIS469H1HIS472H1
HUN355H1INI308H1INI337H1INI385H1
INI387H1INI437Y1INS201Y1INS261H1
INS301Y1INS302H1INS350H1INS351Y1
INS352H1INS353H1INS360Y1INS403H1
INS407H1; JFP450H1ITA233H1ITA334H1
ITA493H1JFP450H1JGI346H1JPA354H1
JPU315H1JQR360H1LIN201H1LIN458H1
MUS306H1NEW240Y1NEW346H1NEW429H1
NMC278H1NMC315H1NML110Y1NML210Y1
NML360Y1NML370Y1NML470Y1POL214Y1
POL224H1POL306H1POL308H1POL312Y1
POL314H1POL316Y1POL334H1POL336H1
POL344Y1POL349H1POL356H1POL382H1
POL425Y1POL439H1POL462H1POL463H1
POL467H1POL473H1POL474H1POL490H1
POL490Y1POL491H1POL491Y1PRT234H1
PPG301H1RLG261H1RLG262H1RLG308H1
RLG426H1SMC291H1SMC315H1SMC320H1
SMC366H1SMC376H1SMC377H1SMC385H1
SMC413H1SMC416H1SMC428H1SMC466H1
SLA238H1SOC220H1; SOC253H5; SOC311H1
SOC336H1SOC383H1TRN160Y1TRN235H1
TRN419Y1

UNI101H1/​ UNI101Y1UNI102H1/​ UNI106H1/​ 
UNI102Y1UNI103H1/​ UNI103Y1UNI104H1/​ 
UNI104Y1VIC119H1VIC351H1WGS380H1.