What is Canadian Studies?
From Canada and beyond
As a Canadian Studies student you will examine emerging issues facing our country from within our borders and without, including our relationship with our closest neighbour - the United States - and our participation in the global sphere.
At the core of every Canadian Studies course are three questions:
The program helps you understand the history, people, industry and politics of Canada, and our unique institutions, policies and identities. You will be exposed to a broad approach that considers many perspectives: social, religious, geographical, political, cultural, economic, educational and legal. The program challenges your preconceived notions and beliefs to help you gain knowledge and understanding.
The issues you will learn about in Canadian Studies include:
You are also encouraged to study a second language such as French or Native language.
Canadian Studies (CNST) also has the status of a minor field of study for students registered in either a Major or Honours degree program in the Faculty of Communication & Culture or in a Faculty such as Humanities, Science or Social Sciences.
Joint Degree with the Faculty of Education
You may pursue a five-year program which leads to both the Bachelor of Arts in Canadian Studies degree and the Bachelor of Education (Master of Teaching Program) degree.
The program requires careful selection of courses to complete all requirements of both Faculties. View program details in the University Calendar.
Canadian Studies and other liberal arts degrees open doors to a wide range of professions and careers. Canadian Studies graduates have gone onto careers such as the following:
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Have More Questions?
For comprehensive advising on your program of studies, contact:
Student Success Centre
4th Floor, MacEwan Student Centre
For more details on the Canadian Studies program, contact
Dr. George Melnyk
Administrative Assistant to the Associate Dean- Interdisciplinary
SS110, 220-6318, firstname.lastname@example.org
For more course information visit the University Calendar.