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School for the Study of Canada

Canadian Studies

Canadian Studies was born at Trent. Study in the School for the Study of Canada at one of the first universities in the country to establish a Canadian Studies department.
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How has Canada become what it is today, and what does it mean to be Canadian? Explore issues of relevance to our expansive country through a critical examination of themes such as the environment, nationalism, indigeneity, multiculturalism, and immigration. Canadian Studies will offer you unparalleled insight into the life and history of Canada, and how this expansive nation and its position in the world today.

Diploma in Canadian Studies also available.

Degrees Offered:

  • B.A.
  • B.A. (Honours)
  • Diploma

Locations:

  • Peterborough

Resume Boosters:

  • Undertake a community research project with local museums, not-for-profits and arts organizations
  • Study alongside leading Canadian Studies scholars, many of whom are national and international experts in their field
  • Participate in and learn from public lectures, seminars and themed symposiums held on-campus throughout the year
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"Canadian Studies looks at history, politics, culture, and environmental studies. It is a little bit of everything so long as it's related to Canada. That's why I chose it because I have so many interests and this program meant I didn't have to choose between them."

Career Paths:

Career Opportunities

  • Diplomat
  • Immigration Officer
  • Lawyer
  • Policy Analyst
  • Public Policy Officer
  • Journalist
  • Teacher
  • Politician
  • Historian
  • Public Administrator

Popular Courses:

  • Gender and Disability in Canada
  • Canada: The Land
  • Everyday History
  • First Nations and the Welfare State
  • Documenting Canada
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