Atlantic Canada Studies

A minor in Atlantic Canadian Studies requires 6hr of core courses, indicated in bold type below. With the exception of IDST courses, no more than 12h can be in a single discipline. Some upper-level courses have pre-requisites. All courses offered towards this minor must be completed with a grade of C- or better.

Please view the Registrar's Office website for course availability.


Course #

Course Title


ENGL 3503

Poetry of Atlantic Canada

ENGL 1406 or 1413/1423, minimum grade of C-

ENGL 3513

Fiction of Atlantic Canada

ENGL 1406 or 1413/1423, minimum grade of C-

ENGL 4253

Studies in Canadian Lit - where applicable

ENGL 1406 or 1413/1423, minimum grade of C-

FRAN 3513

L'acadie: une culture unique

In French

FRAN 3523

L'acadie: Quatre siècle d'expression littéraire

In French

HIST 2343

Maritime Provinces to 1867

30h University courses

HIST 2353

Maritime Provinces since 1867

30h University courses

HIST 3363

Nova Scotia since 1867

HIST 2783

HIST 3373

Peopling of the Maritimes in the 18th Century

HIST 2343 or 2773

IDST 1213

Black Experience: Past & Present


IDST 1223

The Indigenous Experience: Past & Present


IDST 3213

Sustainable Nova Scotia


POLS 4203

Approaches to the Study of Politics in the Maritimes

POLS 2006

SOCI 2353

Community Development with the Rural Elderly

SOCI 1006/1106

SOCI 3433

Community Ethnographies

12h SOCI


Inquiries regarding the Atlantic Canadian Studies minor may be directed to Stephen Henderson


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