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Athabasca University

Canadian Studies Minor*

Regulations effective September 1, 2017.

30 credits in courses designated as Canadian Studies courses including a minimum of 15 senior (300 or 400) level courses:
  1. A minimum of 6 credits per subarea from any four of the following five: Canadian History, Canadian Literature, Canadian Geography, Canadian Indigenous and Ethnic Studies, and Canadian Politics and Government.
  2. Students must meet the language requirement by completing 3 junior (200 level) credits in French and/or one of Canada’s Indigenous languages (for example, Cree or Inuktitut).

* Note for students seeking transfer credit: Within each elective area, courses that are not listed here but which are easily demonstrated to have mainly Canadian content may be counted towards the credit requirements for the elective area upon approval of the program director.


Information effective Sept. 1, 2017 to Aug. 31, 2018.

Updated July 18 2017 by laurab

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