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Canadian Studies

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Program Information

School:University of Calgary
Degree:Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study:Canadian Studies
Description:Canadian Studies is concerned with the creation and evolution of Canadian identities, the forces influencing them, and the manner in which these identities are expressed. In the Canadian Studies program, you will explore the origins and transformations of the multiple Canadian identities that have been shaped by history, economics, geography, and socio-political developments in Canada. You will also examine the western and northern struggle for recognition and influence within the larger Canadian identity, and look at Canadian identities in the context of globalization. The program encompasses a wide range of topics, including the historic and contemporary identities of various Canadian cultural groups; the role of government in structuring Canadian identity; the influences of current American culture and the French and British colonial past; the impact of geography; Canadian cultural expression through literature, art and architecture; as well as the historical and contemporary significance of the immigrant experience. The Co-operative Education version of the program will give you the opportunity to gain valuable work experience in up to four paid work terms of three months each.
URL:Canadian Studies at University of Calgary
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,610
International: $19,563

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Please see the link above for up-to-date program requirements.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 14, 2020