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Canadian Studies Minor

A Minor in Canadian Studies allows you to

  • enhance your degree and career options
  • learn about the culture, history, and politics of Canada
  • participate in Study Abroad programs in Canada

Canadian Studies Minor (15 hours of credits)

With a minor in Canadian Studies, students will be better equipped to deal with political, economic, social and even cultural issues that will arise vis-a-vis Canada, a close military ally and trading partner. In an era that features the internet, Free Trade, and most importantly, issues of border security and national defense, knowledge of Canada is particularly useful in a number of careers. The Canadian Studies Program is an interdisciplinary program which includes Political Science, Geography, Anthropology, Romance Languages, and Public Affairs. The minor concentration in Canadian Studies will require 15 hours of credits. Courses may be selected from any two of the disciplines listed below.

Courses Available

Courses in Political Science
  • 2600 Canadian Politics and Government
  • Canadian Politics: Fundamentals and Selected Topics
  • Canada in North America
  • Readings (consult with professor if interested)
Courses in Geography
  • 2120 United States and Canada
  • 1100 Regions and Nations of the World
  • 2780 World Political Geography: Patterns and Processes
Courses in Anthropology
  • 2030 Cultural Anthropology
  • 1300 Multiculturalism: An Introduction
  • 3610 Peoples of Canada
Courses in Romance Languages and Literatures
  • 2370 French Women Writers in Translation
  • The French Novel of Quebec
Courses in English
  • 4129/7129 Ethnic Literature, 1890-present: "Native American Film and Video"

Canadian Studies Minor Form

The Canadian Studies Minor Form is available here:

Minor Form (autofill)

Minor Form (print only)

For more information, please contact Professor James Endersby ( or Undergraduate Advisor Rebecca Fallon (, 882-2580.



James Endersby, Coordinator
Canadian Studies
College of Arts & Science
office: 113 Professional Building
phone: 573-882-4238
Fax: 573-884-5131