FACULTY OF ARTS

CANADIAN STUDIES PROGRAMMES AND REGULATIONS

Programme Supervisor: W.J.C. Cherwinski, Department of History.

1. a) This is a multidisciplinary Major programme in Canadian Studies offered to candidates for the Bachelor of Arts degree; and it is offered only as a second Major in conjunction with a disciplinary Major.

b) Since the programme draws upon courses in several departments, it is administered by an interdepartmental committee (The Canadian Studies Co-ordinating Committee). The Programme Supervisor will advise students upon the selection of courses in the Major.

2. To qualify as a Major in Canadian Studies, students must complete a minimum of 36 credit hours in courses exclusive of their disciplinary Major, including,

a) A core of at least 12 credit hours from the following courses:

- English 2150
- Geography 3405
- History 2210
- Political Science 2710
- Sociology/Anthropology 2240

b) Canadian Studies 4000.

c) The remaining credit hours shall be chosen from the courses listed below, from at least four different departments, and exclusive of any courses applied towards the first Major (* indicates cross-listed courses). In the event that a course from the above core is part of the disciplinary Major, a student will be required to complete the additional credit hours from the courses listed below.

- Anthropology 3240*
- Economics 3030, 3150, 3620*, 3711*, 4025, 4026
- English 2151, 3152, 3153, 3156, 3157, 3158, 4821, 4822
- Folklore 4300, 4420*
- French 3651, 3652, 4310*, 4420*, 4500, 4501, 4502
- Geography 3100, 4640
- History 1013, 2200, 3130, 3140, 3150, 3620*, 3630*, 3650, 3821, 4240, 4241, 4242, 4245, 4249, 4250, 4251
- Linguistics 2025, 2026, 2030, 2031, 2060, 4310*
- Political Science 1010, 2711, 3700, 3710, 3711*, 3720, 3741, 3751, 3760, 3770, 3790, 4750, 4790
- Religious Studies 3902, 3903
- Sociology 3240*
- Sociology/Anthropology 3240*
- And any special topics courses approved for inclusion in this list by the Committee on Undergraduate Studies, Faculty of Arts.

3. In addition, a demonstration of adequate knowledge in both written and oral French is required. A candidate is deemed to have demonstrated adequate knowledge upon either passing an examination set by the French Department or by completing French 2100 with a "B" standing.

4. The normal departmental prerequisites are applicable, but Department Heads may waive course prerequisites in the Canadian Studies area for Canadian Studies Majors when alternate preparation can be demonstrated.


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