Canadian Studies

A minor in Canadian Studies requires 6h of core courses, either IDST 2503/2513 or HIST 2773/2783 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


ART 2083

Canadian Art I


ART 2093

Canadian Art II


ECON 1013

Microeconomic Principles


ECON 1023

Macroeconomic Principles


ECON 2713

Economics of the Natural Environment

ECON 1006 or 1013/23

ECON 2813

Macroeconomic Policy Issues

ECON 1006 or 1013/23

ECON 2823

Microeconomic Policy Issues

ECON 1006 or 1013/23

ECON 3203

Economic History of Canada

ECON 1006 or 1013/23

ECON 3413

Government Taxation and Expenditure in Canada

ECON 1006 or 1013/23

ECON 3423

Federal-Provincial Fiscal Relations

ECON 1006 or 1013/23

ECON 3433

Cost-Benefit Analysis

ECON 1006 or 1013/23

ECON 3713

Environmental Economics

ECON 1006 or 1013/23

ECON 4813

Natural Resource Economics

ECON 1006 or 1013/23

ENGL 2563

Canadian Literature 1

ENGL 1406 (1413/1423), minimum grade of C-

ENGL 2573

Canadian Literature 2

ENGL 1406 (1413/1423), minimum grade of C-

ENGL 3503

Poetry of Atlantic Canada

ENGL 1406 (1413/1423), minimum grade of C-

ENGL 3513

Fiction of Atlantic Canada

ENGL 1406 (1413/1423), minimum grade of C-

ENGL 3573

Modern Canadian Poetry

ENGL 1406 (1413/1423), minimum grade of C-

ENGL 3613

The Canadian Novel After 1930

ENGL 1406 (1413/1423), minimum grade of C-

ENGL 3763

Studies in the Canadian Short Story

ENGL 1406 (1413/1423), minimum grade of C-

ENGL 3903

Canadian Children's Literature

ENGL 1406 (1413/1423), minimum grade of C-

ENGL 4253

Studies in Canadian Literature

By permission

FRAN 3323

Littérature migrante au Québec

In French

FRAN 3513

L'Acadie: Une culture unique

In French

FRAN 3523

L'Acadie: Quartre siècles d'expression littéraire

In French

FRAN 3633

Le Québec moderne

In French

FRAN 3643

Panorama de la littérature québécoise

In French

FRAN 4613

Littérature québécoise contemporaine: Les genre brefs

In French

HIST 2263

Canadian Women's History


HIST 2343

Maritime Provinces to 1867


HIST 2353

Maritime Provinces Since 1867


HIST 2403

Capital and Labour in Canada


HIST 2463

Youth Culture in Canada Since 1918


HIST 2483

Selected Topics in Canadian-American Relations


HIST 2493

Canadian History on Film


HIST 2553

Educating Canadians


HIST 2773

Pre-Confederation Canada


HIST 2783

Canada Since 1867 


HIST 3143

Canada's Visual History

HIST 2783

HIST 3343

History of Federalism in Canada

HIST 2783

HIST 3353

Travel, Leisure and Sin in Canada

HIST 2783

HIST 3363

Nova Scotia Since 1867

HIST 2783

HIST 3373

Peopling of the Maritimes in the 18th Century

HIST 2343 or 2773

HIST 3383

Canadian Environmental History


HIST 3393

Women & Gender in Canadian History

HIST 2773 and 2783

HIST 3533

Canadian Social and Cultural History

HIST 2773 and 2783

HIST 3613

Making Canada: A Nation of Immigrants

HIST 2783

HIST 3623

Cold War Canada: At Home in Suburbia

HIST 2783

HIST 3663

Law and Punishment in Canada before 1900

HIST 2773

HIST 3673

Canadian Working-Class Culture

HIST 2773

HIST 3683

History of Religion in Canada

HIST 2773 or 2783

HIST 4343

Topics: Canadian History

By permission

IDST 2253

Organized Labour in Canada


IDST 2503 

Perspectives on Canada 1 


IDST 2513 

Perspectives on Canada 2 


IDST 2906

Women in the Modern World


IDST 3023

Feminist Theory


IDST 3103

Environmental Law


IDST 3123

Family Law


POLS 1303

Introduction to Law, Politics and Government I


POLS 1403

Introduction to Law, Politics and Government II


POLS 2006

Canadian Politics


POLS 2076

Politics of Difference


POLS 3103

The Politics of French Canada


POLS 3303

Multiculturalism in Canada


POLS 3466

Law & Politics in Canada


POLS 3503

Canadian Public Administration


POLS 3543

Community Political Power


POLS 3603

Canadian Provincial Politics


POLS 3703

Issues in Canadian Politics


POLS 3803

Politics and Government of Canadian Municipalities


POLS 3903

Canadian Political Parties

POLS 2006

POLS 4103

Canadian Federalism

POLS 2006

POLS 4203

Approaches to the Study of Politics in the Maritimes

POLS 2006

POLS 4303

Approaches to the Study of Canadian Politics

POLS 2006

POLS 4403

Canadian Constitutional Law

POLS 2006

POLS 4603

First Nations Peoples: Law, Politics and Policy in Canada


POLS 4803

Canadian Public Policy

POLS 2006

SOCI 2123

Ethnic & Race Relations: A Canadian Perspective

SOCI 1006/1106

SOCI 2323

Sociology of Families

SOCI 1006/1106

SOCI 2343

Sociology of Aging

SOCI 1006/1106

SOCI 2413

First Nations and Aboriginal Peoples of Canada

SOCI 1006/1106

SOCI 2633

Sociology of Health and Health Care

SOCI 1006/1106

SOCI 2713

Sociology of Deviance

SOCI 1006/1106

SOCI 2723

Canadian Criminal Justice

SOCI 1006/1106

SOCI 3133

Ethnic and Race Relations: Comparative Cases and Issues

12h SOCI

SOCI 3703

Crime and Punishment

12h SOCI

SOCI 3743

Criminal Law and Social Policy

12h SOCI

SOCI 4193

Seminar in Family Issues

By permission

THEA 3923

Canadian Drama and Film




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


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