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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

Year 3

Required

1 FCE
Year 4

Required

1 FCE

CDN420Y1 or another 400-level Canadian Studies course approved by the Program Director

Upper Year

Required

7 FCE

7.0 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

Year 3

Required

2 FCE
Year 4

Required

4 FCE

4.0 additional FCEs from the current Canadian Studies course listing.

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. For example:

Year 2

Required

0.5 FCE
Year 3

Required

0.5 FCE
Upper Year

Required

1 FCE

1.0 additional FCE from the Canadian Studies course listing.