Undergraduate programs

The chart below lays out the basic requirements. You can also choose to specialize further by completing one of these Concentrations: Canadian Cultural Texts and Practices, Canadian Society and Politics, or Francophone Canada: Language and Culture. Concentrations allow students to develop a distinct focus within Humanities or Social Sciences approaches to the study of Canada.

Honours BA (combined major)

Year 1

CANA 1F91 (satisfies Humanities context credit)
one POLI credit numbered 1(alpha)90 to 1(alpha)99
one credit from the co-major discipline
one Sciences context credit
one elective credit

Year 2

CANA 2P91 and 2P92
one credit 2(alpha)00 or above from approved Canadian Studies courses
two credits from the co-major discipline
one elective credit

Year 3

one credit from CANA 3P10, 3P14, 3P15, 3P16, 3P40, 3V90-3V99
one credit numbered 2(alpha)90 from Canadian Studies approved courses
two credits from the co-major discipline
one elective credit

Year 4

CANA 4F01
one credit numbered 3(alpha)90 from Canadian Studies approved courses
two credits from the co-major discipline
one elective credit

Pass program

Satisfactory completion of the first three years of the Honours program entitles a student to apply for a Pass degree.

Minor in Canadian Studies

Students in other disciplines can obtain a Minor in Canadian Studies within their degree program by completing the following courses with a minimum 60 percent overall average:

  • CANA 1F91, 2P91 and 2P92
  • one credit from the list of approved Canadian Studies credits numbered 2(alpha)90 or above
  • one CANA credit numbered 3(alpha)00 or above

For more information

Consult Brock’s on-line course calendar for Canadian Studies requirements or contact the Centre for Canadian Studies at 905 688 5550 x4029 or canadianstudies@brocku.ca.

Director, Centre for Canadian Studies Prof. Marian Bredin mbredin@brocku.ca.