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Joint Honours Component Canadian Studies (36 credits)

Offered by: Institute for Study of Canada     Degree: Bachelor of Arts and Science

Program Requirements

Students who wish to study at the Honours level in two disciplines can combine Joint Honours components from any two Arts disciplines.

Students with a minimum program GPA of 3.30 in their program courses and, in keeping with Faculty regulations, a minimum CGPA of 3.00 in general, are eligible to apply to the Joint Honours. Application deadlines are December 15 and May 15. Forms are available from the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC) Office.

Joint Honours students must maintain a GPA of 3.30 in their program courses and, according to Faculty regulations, a minimum CGPA of 3.00 in general.

Joint Honours students should consult an adviser in each department to discuss their course selection and their interdisciplinary research project (if applicable).

Required Courses (9 credits)

  • CANS 200 Introduction to the Study of Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: Institute for Study of Canada (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Canadian Studies : An overview of approaches to the study of Canada, including economic, political, historical and cultural dimensions.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Elsbeth Anne Heaman (Fall)

  • CANS 492 Joint Honours Thesis (3 credits)

    Offered by: Institute for Study of Canada (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Canadian Studies : Honours thesis research to be carried out under the supervision of a faculty member.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Restriction: Open to students in the Joint Honours Program.
  • CANS 501 Interdisciplinarity & Canadian Studies (3 credits)

    Offered by: Institute for Study of Canada (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Canadian Studies : An interdisciplinary seminar in Canadian studies.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Marianne A Stenbaek (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: For undergraduate students CANS 200 or permission of instructor.
    • Restriction: Course will be restricted to final year students and graduate students.

Complementary Courses (27 credits)

27 credits selected as specified below.

Note: Students may not choose more than 9 credits in disciplines of their other major or minor concentrations.

200 Level

12 credits selected from:

  • ANTH 222 Legal Anthropology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Exploration of dispute resolutions and means of social cohesion in various societies of the world. Themes: dichotomy between law and custom, local definitions of justice and rights, forms of conflict resolution, access to justice, gender and law, universality of human rights, legal pluralism.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Winter
  • ECON 219 Current Economic Problems: Topics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : This course will deal with topical issues of importance to the Canadian economy.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Christopher T S Ragan (Fall)

    • This course will also be of interest to students outside of Economics
  • ENGL 228 Canadian Literature 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A chronological survey of Canadian literature, Part 1.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Jeffrey Weingarten (Winter)

    • Winter
  • ENGL 229 Canadian Literature 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : A chronological survey of Canadian literature, Part 2. A continuation of ENGL 228.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Winter
  • FREN 252 Littérature québécoise (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language & Literature (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French (Arts) : Introduction à la littérature québécoise des origines à nos jours.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Valérie Mailhot (Winter)

    • Fall, Winter
  • HIST 202 Survey: Canada to 1867 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A survey of early Canada, from periods known mainly through archaeological records to the Confederation era. Social, cultural, economic and political themes will be examined.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Catherine Desbarats (Fall)

    • Fall
  • HIST 203 Survey: Canada since 1867 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A survey of the development of Canada from Confederation to the present day. Social, economic and political history will be examined in a general way.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Robert Jarrett Rudy (Winter)

  • POLI 221 Government of Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : An examination of the central governmental institutions, including parliament, federalism, and the judiciary.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Christa Scholtz (Fall)

    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 222 Political Process and Behaviour in Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : An introduction to contemporary political life in Canada that examines how demands are identified and transmitted through the political systems. Emphasis will be placed on: the Canadian political culture; socialization and political participation; the electoral system; elections and voting; the role and structure of political parties; and the influence of organized interest.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Christa Scholtz (Winter)

    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.
  • SOCI 230 Sociology of Ethnic Relations (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : An introduction to the sociological study of minority groups in Canada. The course will explore the themes of racism, prejudice, and discrimination, ethnic and racial inequalities, cultural identities, multiculturalism, immigration. Theoretical, empirical, and policy issues will be discussed. While the focus will be primarily on Canada, comparisons will be made with the United States.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Zoua Vang (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: SOCI 210 or permission of instructor

Canadian Studies (CANS)

6-9 credits in interdisciplinary Canadian Studies courses with the subject code CANS.

Canadian Studies (Other Departments)

6-9 credits chosen from courses in Canadian Studies offered by other departments from the list below with at least 6 credits at the 400 level or higher.

3 credits must be taken in the French language (including language courses). A maximum of 3 credits may be chosen from French as a Second Language (FRSL).

Anthropology

  • ANTH 222 Legal Anthropology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Exploration of dispute resolutions and means of social cohesion in various societies of the world. Themes: dichotomy between law and custom, local definitions of justice and rights, forms of conflict resolution, access to justice, gender and law, universality of human rights, legal pluralism.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Winter
  • ANTH 305 Arctic Prehistory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Comparative study of prehistoric Arctic hunter-gatherer cultures in Northern Canada, Alaska, Greenland and eastern Siberia. Emphasis will be placed on interpretation of cultural continuity and change in the context of contemporary hunter-gatherer theory.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ANTH 201.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ANTH 319.
  • ANTH 306 Native Peoples' History in Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : A survey of the Canadian policies that impinged on native societies from the fur trade to World War II, and the native peoples' responses, looking at their involvement in the fur trade, the emergence of the Métis, types of resistance, economic diversification, development of associations, and cultural distinctiveness.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: HIST 202 or HIST 203 or ANTH 202 or ANTH 205 or ANTH 206, or permission of instructor
  • ANTH 317 Prehistory of North America (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Peopling of the New World; cultural adaptations of grasslands, woodland, desert and maritime environments; factors that favoured the shifts in subsistence activities, settlement patterns and social organization.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Fall
    • Prerequisites: ANTH 201 or 203 or equivalent.
  • ANTH 338 Native Peoples of North America (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : Ethnographic survey of Native cultures in North America. Conditions arising from European colonization and their social, economic and political impact. Contemporary situation of indigenous peoples.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: ANTH 202, or ANTH 204, or ANTH 205, or ANTH 206, or ANTH 209, or ANTH 212, or GEOG 336, or permission of instructor
  • ANTH 436 North American Native Peoples (3 credits)

    Offered by: Anthropology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Anthropology : A detailed examination of selected contemporary problems.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Colin Hartley Scott (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: ANTH 338, or ANTH 336, or permission of instructor

Art History

  • ARTH 300 Canadian Art to 1914 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Art History : Canadian art from the pre-contact period through the colonial and nation-building centuries until the onset of the First World War. Emphasis will be placed on the diverse cultural influences that have been brought into contact in Canada.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • ARTH 302 Aspects of Canadian Art (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Art History : An examination of selected subjects relevant to a specific period of art in Canada.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • ARTH 479 Studies: Modern Art and Theoretical Problems 04 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Art History & Communication Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Art History : Studies in modern art and theoretical problems.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Any 200-level Art History course or permission of instructor

Biology

  • BIOL 240 Monteregian Flora (3 credits)

    Offered by: Biology (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Biology (Sci) : Field studies of ferns, fern allies, conifers and flowering plants; the use of keys for plant identification.

    Terms: Summer 2013

    Instructors: Martin J Lechowicz, Melanie Lapointe (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: BIOL 111 or permission
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken PLNT 358
    • Note: Taught at the Gault Nature Reserve. Contact instructor for specific dates, logistics: (martin [dot] lechowicz [at] mcgill [dot] ca).
    • This course is offered in the summer.
    • This course, given at the University’s Gault Nature Reserve in Mont St. Hilaire, has an additional fee of $400 which includes a hand lens, a textbook, handouts, lodging and supper each day.

Economics

  • ECON 219 Current Economic Problems: Topics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : This course will deal with topical issues of importance to the Canadian economy.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Christopher T S Ragan (Fall)

    • This course will also be of interest to students outside of Economics
  • ECON 223 Political Economy of Trade Policy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : The course introduces students to the economics of international trade, what constitutes good trade policy, and how trade policy is decided. The course examines Canadian trade policy since 1945, including the GATT, Auto Pact, the FTA and NAFTA, and concludes with special topics in trade policy.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ECON 208
  • ECON 303 Canadian Economic Policy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : Major theories of how economic policy is made and goes on to use economic tools of analysis to investigate selected policy problems of current interest.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisites: ECON 208 and ECON 209 or those listed under Prerequisites above.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ECON 303D1/D2 or ECON 403.
  • ECON 305 Industrial Organization (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : The course analyzes the structure, conduct, and performance of industries, particularly but not exclusively in Canada. Topics include effects of mergers, barriers to entry, product line and promotion policies, vertical integration, and R & D policies of firms.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Christopher Green (Fall)

    • Prerequisites: ECON 208 and ECON 209 or those listed under Prerequisites above
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ECON 305
  • ECON 308 Governmental Policy Towards Business (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : Covers the major public policies toward business in Canada, such as competition policy, regulation, public ownership and privatization, industrial policies, and trade policies. Includes comparison with policies of other countries, especially the U.S. Readings will include some legal decisions.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Christopher Green (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: ECON 208 and ECON 209 or those listed under Prerequisites above
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 154-305D
  • ECON 405 Natural Resource Economics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : Topics include: Malthusian and Ricardian Scarcity; optimal depletion of renewable and non-renewable resources; exploration, risk and industry structure, and current resources, rent and taxation. Current public policies applied to the resource industries, particularly those of a regulatory nature.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Ngo Van Long (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: ECON 230 or ECON 250
  • ECON 406 Topics in Economic Policy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : Selected policy issues are investigated using economic theory. For details on topics covered in the current year, consult the instructor.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Christopher T S Ragan (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: ECON 230 or ECON 250 and one of ECON 227, ECON 257
  • ECON 408 Public Sector Economics 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : Theoretical and empirical economic analysis of the public sector with an emphasis on public goods and government spending. Study of Canadian institutions in international perspective.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Dina Tasneem (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: ECON 230D1/D2 or 250D1/D2 or permission of the instructor.
    • Not open to students who have already completed ECON 408D1/D2.
  • ECON 409 Public Sector Economics 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : Theoretical and empirical economic analysis of the public sector with an emphasis on taxation. Study of Canadian institutions in international perspective.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ECON 408 or permission of the instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken ECON 408D1/D2
  • ECON 434 Current Economic Problems (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : A discussion of contemporary economic problems. Topics will reflect economic issues of current interest.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: ECON 230 or ECON 250.
    • Corequisite: ECON 330 or ECON 352
  • ECON 440 Health Economics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : The organization and performance of Canada's health care system are examined from an economist's perspective. The system is described and its special features analyzed. Much attention is given to the role of government in the system and to financing arrangements for hospital and medical services. Current financial problems are discussed.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Erin Strumpf (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: ECON 208 and ECON 227 or comparable courses or consent of the instructor
  • ECON 480 Research Project 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : In this course students must undertake a research project under close supervision. They must also do such special reading and research as their advisers direct.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Matthieu Chemin, Franque Grimard, Francisco Alvarez-Cuadrado (Fall) Kenneth MacKenzie (Summer)

    • Restrictions: Open to U3 students only. Not open to students who have taken ECON 481. A minimum average GPA of 3.15 is required in ECON 250D/230D, ECON 352D/330D and ECON 257D/227D as well as in all economics courses. Students must complete a Research Project Registration Form, have it signed by the professor who has agreed to supervise the research project, countersigned by the Director of the Undergraduate Program in Economics, and submit it to the Economics Department Office prior to registering in this course. A student cannot take this course more than once for credit.
    • The duration and amount of work required for ECON 480 has to be commensurate with that for 400 level courses.
  • ECON 481 Research Project 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : In this course students must undertake a research project under close supervision. They must also do such special reading and research as their advisers direct.

    Terms: Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: James Engle-Warnick, Rohan Dutta (Winter)

    • Restrictions: Open to U3 students only. Not open to students who have taken ECON 480. A minimum average GPA of 3.15 is required in ECON 250D/230D, ECON 352D/330D and ECON 257D/227D as well as in all economics courses. Students must complete a Research Project Registration Form, have it signed by the professor who has agreed to supervise the research project, countersigned by the Director of the Undergraduate Program in Economics, and submit it to the Economics Department Office prior to registering in this course. A student cannot take this course more than once for credit.
    • The duration and amount of work required for ECON 481 has to be commensurate with that for 400 level courses.

English

French as a Second Language

  • FRSL 101 Beginners French (6 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : A comprehensive introduction to basic vocabulary, grammatical structures and speech patterns of written and oral French for students in any degree program having no previous knowledge of French. Learning to communicate at a functional level in a French social milieu, short essays, cultural readings, mandatory lab practice and conversation class.

    Terms: Summer 2013, Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Christine Petcoff, Suzanne Pellerin (Summer) Suzanne Pellerin, Marie-Claude Labbe, Geneviève Sénéchal, Viviane Kwan-Lock (Fall) Geneviève Sénéchal, Suzanne Pellerin, Marie-Claude Labbe, Jean-Francois Groulx (Winter)

    • Language laboratory and oral practice with a French monitor
    • Prerequisite: Placement test
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken FRSL 201 or FRSL 205
  • FRSL 101D1 Beginners French (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : A comprehensive introduction to basic vocabulary, grammatical structures and speech patterns of written and oral French for students in any degree program having no previous knowledge of French. Learning to communicate at a functional level in a French social milieu, short essays, cultural readings, mandatory lab practice and conversation class.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Suzanne Pellerin, Marie-Claude Labbe, Geneviève Sénéchal, Viviane Kwan-Lock (Fall)

    • 3 hours, plus language laboratory and oral practice with a French monitor
    • Prerequisite: Placement test
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken FRSL 201 or FRSL 205
    • Students must register for both FRSL 101D1 and FRSL 101D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both FRSL 101D1 and FRSL 101D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • FRSL 101D1 and FRSL 101D2 together are equivalent to FRSL 101
  • FRSL 101D2 Beginners French (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : See FRSL 101D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Geneviève Sénéchal, Suzanne Pellerin, Marie-Claude Labbe, Jean-Francois Groulx (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: FRSL 101D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both FRSL 101D1 and FRSL 101D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • FRSL 101D1 and FRSL 101D2 together are equivalent to FRSL 101
  • FRSL 103 Near Beginners French (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Refresher course for students who have had fewer than 80 hours of previous French instruction or who have had lower than Grade 10 in French in Canada (or equivalent). Instructions in basic vocabulary and grammar applied to oral/written French. Cultural texts, short essay, and practice of basic speech patterns.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Elsa Michaël, Marie-Claude Labbe (Fall) Marie-Claude Labbe, Elsa Michaël (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Placement test.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking FRSL 101 or FRSL 105.
    • Note: For students in any degree program whose knowledge of French is insufficient to qualify for Elementary French. 3 credits, 3 hours, plus mandatory language laboratory. Not open to student who have grade 10 French or higher in Canada or equivalent (unless special permission is granted).
  • FRSL 105 Intensive Beginners French (6 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : A comprehensive introduction to basic vocabulary, grammatical structures and speech patterns of written and oral French for students in any degree program having no previous knowledge of French. Learning to communicate at a functional level in a French social milieu, short essays, cultural readings, mandatory lab practice and conversation class.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Jean-Francois Groulx, Suzanne Pellerin, Viviane Kwan-Lock (Fall) Jean-Francois Groulx, Suzanne Pellerin, Viviane Kwan-Lock (Winter)

    • Fall
    • 6 hours, plus language laboratory and oral practice with a French monitor
    • Prerequisite: Placement test
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken FRSL 201 or FRSL 205 or FRSL 101
  • FRSL 206 Elementary French (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Equivalent to FRSL 207D1. Only with special permission of the Department.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Denyse Laniel (Fall)

    • Fall
    • 3 hours, plus language laboratory
    • Prerequisite: Placement test
  • FRSL 207 Elementary French 01 (6 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Review and further training in basic structures, with emphasis on oral expression and listening comprehension. Awareness of French culture developed through audio-visual material and selected readings.

    Terms: Summer 2013, Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Elsa Michaël, Denyse Laniel (Summer) Chantal Creck, Denyse Laniel, Christine Petcoff, Prisca Fenoglio, Karen Simon (Fall) Christine Petcoff, Denyse Laniel, Chantal Creck, Prisca Fenoglio (Winter)

    • Language laboratory
    • Prerequisite: Placement test
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken Grade 12 or 13 French in Canada, or equivalent
  • FRSL 207D1 Elementary French 01 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Review and further training in basic structures, with emphasis on oral expression and listening comprehension. Awareness of French culture developed through audio-visual material and selected readings.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Chantal Creck, Denyse Laniel, Christine Petcoff, Prisca Fenoglio, Karen Simon (Fall)

    • 3 hours, plus language laboratory
    • Prerequisite: Placement test
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken Grade 12 or 13 French in Canada, or equivalent
    • Students must register for both FRSL 207D1 and FRSL 207D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both FRSL 207D1 and FRSL 207D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • FRSL 207D1 and FRSL 207D2 together are equivalent to FRSL 207
  • FRSL 207D2 Elementary French 01 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : See FRSL 207D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Christine Petcoff, Denyse Laniel, Chantal Creck, Prisca Fenoglio (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: FRSL 207D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both FRSL 207D1 and FRSL 207D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • FRSL 207D1 and FRSL 207D2 together are equivalent to FRSL 207
  • FRSL 208 Intensive Elementary French (6 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Review and further training in basic structures, with emphasis on oral expression and listening comprehension.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Denyse Laniel (Fall) Denyse Laniel (Winter)

    • 6 hours, plus language laboratory
    • Prerequisite: Placement test
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken Grade 12 or 13 French in Canada, or equivalent or FRSL 207
  • FRSL 211 Oral and Written French 1 (6 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Language lab attendance required. Grammar review, comprehension, vocabulary development, selected readings and group discussions.

    Terms: Summer 2013, Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Roch Deslauriers, Natallia Liakina (Summer) Chantal Creck, Natallia Liakina, Danielle Leb, Roch Deslauriers (Fall) Chantal Creck, Natallia Liakina, Danielle Leb (Winter)

    • Language laboratory
    • Prerequisite: Placement test. Open to students in any degree program having an elementary knowledge of French and to those who have completed FRSL 207
    • Restriction: Not open to students from Québec
  • FRSL 211D1 Oral and Written French 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Language lab attendance required. Grammar review, comprehension, vocabulary development, selected readings and group discussions.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Chantal Creck, Natallia Liakina, Danielle Leb, Roch Deslauriers (Fall)

    • 3 hours, plus language laboratory
    • Prerequisite: Placement test. Open to students in any degree program having an elementary knowledge of French and to those who have completed FRSL 207
    • Restriction: Not open to students from Québec
    • Students must register for both FRSL 211D1 and FRSL 211D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both FRSL 211D1 and FRSL 211D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • FRSL 211D1 and FRSL 211D2 together are equivalent to FRSL 211
  • FRSL 211D2 Oral and Written French 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : See FRSL 211D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Chantal Creck, Natallia Liakina, Danielle Leb (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: FRSL 211D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both FRSL 211D1 and FRSL 211D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • FRSL 211D1 and FRSL 211D2 together are equivalent to FRSL 211
  • FRSL 212 Oral and Written French 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Equivalent to the first half of FRSL 211. Only with special permission of the Department.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Natallia Liakina (Fall)

    • Fall
    • 3 hours, plus language laboratory
    • Prerequisite: Placement test
  • FRSL 215 Oral and Written French 1 - Intensive (6 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Language lab attendance required. Grammar review, comprehension, vocabulary development, selected readings and group discussions.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Sandra Miller Sanchez, Natallia Liakina (Fall) Sandra Miller Sanchez, Natallia Liakina (Winter)

    • Fall
    • 6 hours, plus language laboratory
    • Prerequisite: Placement test. Open to students in any degree program having an elementary knowledge of French and to those who have completed FRSL 207
    • Restriction: Not open to students from Québec
  • FRSL 216 Découvrons Montréal en français (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : The course introduces students to various aspects of the French culture of the Montreal area through the exploration of pre-selected sites on the Internet. Students will do research and rallies on-line, followed by evaluated email exchanges, oral discussions, presentations in class, and field trips.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • 3 hours
    • Prerequisite: Placement test. Priority given to Freshman students
  • FRSL 302 Listening Comprehension and Oral Expression 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Focus on oral discrimination, global comprehension and corrective phonetics.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Suzanne Pellerin (Fall)

    • Fall
    • 3 hours, plus language laboratory
    • Prerequisite: Placement test. For students who have reached a good standard in grammar and written French but who have difficulty in understanding spoken French and therefore cannot communicate effectively
  • FRSL 303 Listening Comprehension and Oral Expression 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Emphasis will be on the development of oral communication skills, laboratory exercises, vocabulary building, discussions.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Suzanne Pellerin (Winter)

    • Winter
    • 3 hours, plus language laboratory
    • Prerequisite: Placement test. Continuation of course FRSL 302
  • FRSL 321 Oral and Written French 2 (6 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Oral work involving discussion and exposés, cultural and literary readings, grammar review. Methodological component integrated in classwork and developed in frequent workshop sessions.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Elsa Michaël, Marie-Josee Fortin, Diana Fares (Fall) Elsa Michaël, Marie-Josee Fortin, Diana Fares (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Placement test. For those having taken FRSL 211 or equivalent
  • FRSL 321D1 Oral and Written French 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Oral work involving discussion and exposés, cultural and literary readings, grammar review. Methodological component integrated in classwork and developed in frequent workshop sessions.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Elsa Michaël, Marie-Josee Fortin, Diana Fares (Fall)

    • 3 hours
    • Prerequisite: Placement test. For those having taken FRSL 211 or equivalent
    • Students must register for both FRSL 321D1 and FRSL 321D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both FRSL 321D1 and FRSL 321D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • FRSL 321D1 and FRSL 321D2 together are equivalent to FRSL 321
  • FRSL 321D2 Oral and Written French 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : See FRSL 321D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Elsa Michaël, Marie-Josee Fortin, Diana Fares (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: FRSL 321D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both FRSL 321D1 and FRSL 321D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • FRSL 321D1 and FRSL 321D2 together are equivalent to FRSL 321
  • FRSL 322 Oral and Written French 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Equivalent to the first half of FRSL 321. Only with special permission of the Department.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Elsa Michaël (Fall)

    • Fall
    • 3 hours
  • FRSL 325 Oral and Written French 2 - Intensive (6 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : The program of FRSL 321 will be covered in one semester.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Diana Fares, Helene Riel-Salvatore (Winter)

    • Winter
    • 6 hours
    • Prerequisite: Placement test. Priority to students who have taken FRSL 215
  • FRSL 326 Découvrons le Québec en français (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : An introduction to the history and culture of Québec.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • 3 hours
    • Prerequisite: Placement test. Priority given to Freshman students
    • Course co-listed with Québec Studies.
  • FRSL 332 Intermediate French: Grammar 01 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Grammar review, using both a theoretical and a practical approach. Reading materials, in addition to their cultural interest, are selected to illustrate grammatical usage, provide models of writing techniques and aid in vocabulary development.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Helene Riel-Salvatore (Fall)

    • Fall
    • 3 hours
    • Prerequisite: Placement test. For those who have attained relative fluency but lack accuracy in speaking and writing
  • FRSL 333 Intermediate French: Grammar 02 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Second part of FRSL 332.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Helene Riel-Salvatore (Winter)

    • Winter
    • 3 hours
    • Prerequisite: FRSL 332 or Placement test
  • FRSL 407 Compréhension et expression orales (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Identification des niveaux de langue et prononciation du français familier; amélioration de la compréhension auditive par l'écoute d'une variété de documents audio-visuels du Québec et d'ailleurs.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Natallia Liakina (Fall)

    • Fall
    • 3 heures par semaine
    • Préalable : test de classement. S'adresse aux étudiants qui ont déjà une bonne maîtrise du français écrit.
  • FRSL 408 Français oral: Textes et expressions (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Suite du cours FRSL 407. Cours de perfectionnement de l'expression orale et écrite: amélioration de la production orale (intonation, débit, spontanéité); enrichissement du vocabulaire idiomatique relié à des fonctions socio-culturelles de la langue par le biais de techniques orales (jeux de rôles, discussions, simulations) et d'un journal.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Elsa Michaël (Winter)

    • 3 heures par semaine
    • Préalable : test de classement.
  • FRSL 431 Français fonctionnel avancé (6 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Destiné aux étudiants de niveau avancé qui veulent approfondir leurs connaissances lexicales, syntaxiques et culturelles afin de pouvoir exprimer avec clarté leurs opinions sur une variété de sujets. Par l'étude de journaux, revues et textes littéraires, les étudiants se familiariseront avec la réalité québécoise contemporaine.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Roch Deslauriers, Jean-Yves Richard (Fall) Roch Deslauriers, Jean-Yves Richard (Winter)

    • Préalable : test de classement.
    • Les étudiants qui ont suivi le cours FRSL 400, FRSL 402 ou FRSL 432 ne seront pas admis.
  • FRSL 431D1 Français fonctionnel avancé (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Destiné aux étudiants de niveau avancé qui veulent approfondir leurs connaissances lexicales, syntaxiques et culturelles afin de pouvoir exprimer avec clarté leurs opinions sur une variété de sujets. Par l'étude de journaux, revues et textes littéraires, les étudiants se familiariseront avec la réalité québécoise contemporaine.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Roch Deslauriers, Jean-Yves Richard (Fall)

    • 3 heures par semaine
    • Préalable : test de classement.
    • Les étudiants qui ont suivi le cours FRSL 400, FRSL 402 ou FRSL 432 ne seront pas admis
    • Students must register for both FRSL 431D1 and FRSL 431D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both FRSL 431D1 and FRSL 431D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • FRSL 431D1 and FRSL 431D2 together are equivalent to FRSL 431
  • FRSL 431D2 Français fonctionnel avancé (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : See FRSL 431D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Roch Deslauriers, Jean-Yves Richard (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: FRSL 431D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both FRSL 431D1 and FRSL 431D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
    • FRSL 431D1 and FRSL 431D2 together are equivalent to FRSL 431
  • FRSL 432 Français fonctionnel (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Première moitié du programme du cours FRSL 431. Seulement avec la permission spéciale du département.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Jean-Yves Richard (Fall)

    • Fall
    • 3 heures par semaine
    • Préalable : test de classement.
  • FRSL 445 Français fonctionnel, écrit 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Destiné aux étudiants dont le français oral est d'un niveau fonctionnel, mais dont le français écrit est nettement inférieur. Travaux écrits hebdomadaires, analyse de textes divers, exercices et tests en classe. But: corriger l'orthographe, la grammaire et les anglicismes, enrichir le vocabulaire, améliorer l'expression écrite.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Loretta Hyrat (Fall)

    • Fall
    • 3 heures par semaine
    • Préalable : test de classement.
  • FRSL 446 Français fonctionnel, écrit 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Rédactions de types variés. But: améliorer le style, développer les compétences telles que l'organisation et la présentation d'arguments ou l'identification des registres de langue.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Loretta Hyrat (Winter)

    • Winter
    • 3 heures par semaine
    • Préalable : test de classement.
    • Prépare aux cours du Département de langue et littérature françaises. Même format que le cours FRSL 445, à un niveau plus avancé
  • FRSL 449 Le français des médias (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Cours de perfectionnement mettant l'accent sur l'enrichissement de la langue à l'oral comme à l'écrit. Analyse d'émissions de télévision ou de radio et lecture d'articles de journaux ou de revues. Activités variées portant sur des sujets d'actualité (reportages, débats, etc.) qui reflètent la société et la culture du Québec d'aujourd'hui.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Denyse Laniel (Fall) Denyse Laniel (Winter)

    • 3 heures par semaine
    • Préalable : test de classement.
  • FRSL 455 Grammaire et création (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language Centre (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French as a Second Language : Perspective analytique et approche inductive et visuelle se combinent pour permettre une meilleure maîtrise du code grammatical. L'étude de textes de niveau soutenu met en relief la richesse des ressources lexicales et stylistiques du français et rend accessible la création littéraire aux étudiants non francophones.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: Jean-Yves Richard (Fall) Jean-Yves Richard (Winter)

    • 3 heures par semaine
    • Préalable : test de classement.

French Language and Literature

  • FREN 245 Grammaire avancée (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language & Literature (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French (Arts) : Cours entièrement consacré à la révision systématique des principales difficultés de la langue française.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Normand Doiron (Fall)

    • Préalable : test. Pas de préalable ni autorisation départementale pour la section hiver réservée aux étudiants de la Faculté d'éducation. Autorisation départementale requise.
  • FREN 252 Littérature québécoise (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language & Literature (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French (Arts) : Introduction à la littérature québécoise des origines à nos jours.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Valérie Mailhot (Winter)

    • Fall, Winter
  • FREN 315 Cinéma québécois (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language & Literature (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French (Arts) : Étude thématique du cinéma québécois à travers ses principaux films.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • FREN 329 Civilisation québécoise (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language & Literature (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French (Arts) : Étude de différents aspects de la société québécoise (économique, politique, social, culturel) de 1867 à aujourd'hui.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • FREN 336 La langue française (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language & Literature (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French (Arts) : Histoire de la langue française, du bas-latin à la langue moderne. Étude de l'évolution phonétique, syntaxique, sémantique. Étude de textes des différentes époques.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • FREN 372 Littérature québécoise 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language & Literature (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French (Arts) : Étude d'ceuvres, d'auteurs ou de courants de la littérature québécoise des origines à nos jours.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • FREN 382 Littérature québécoise 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language & Literature (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French (Arts) : Étude d'oeuvres, d'auteurs ou de courants de la littérature québécoise.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • FREN 480 Littérature québécoise contemporaine (3 credits)

    Offered by: French Language & Literature (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    French (Arts) : Histoire de la littérature québécois récente ou actuelle. Étude d'oeuvres représentatives.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Michel Biron (Winter)

Geography

  • GEOG 217 Cities in the Modern World (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : An introduction to urban geography. Uses a spatial/geographic perspective to understand cities and their social and cultural processes. Addresses two major areas. The development and social dynamics in North American and European cities. The urban transformations in Asian, African, and Latin American societies that were recently predominantly rural and agrarian.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Benjamin Forest, James Freeman (Winter)

    • Note: Winter
    • Note: 3 hours
  • GEOG 272 Earth's Changing Surface (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : Introduction to the study of landforms as products of geomorphic and geologic systems acting at and near the Earth's surface. The process geomorphology approach will be used to demonstrate how landforms of different geomorphic settings represent a dynamic balance between forces acting in the environment and the physical properties of materials present.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Wayne H Pollard (Fall)

    • Fall
    • 3 hours
  • GEOG 301 Geography of Nunavut (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : An introduction to the physical and cultural geography of Canada's newest territory. The course will emphasize the bio-physical heterogeneity of the natural environment and the cultural and political ecology of the human population.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: George Wenzel (Fall)

    • Fall
    • 3 hours
  • GEOG 309 Geography of Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : An introduction to the geography of Canada. A comprehensive geographical interpretation of Canada's salient physical and human characteristics, including landscapes and their evolution, climate, vegetation, society/land relationships and socio-economic attributes of the population.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Geraldine Akman (Winter)

    • Winter
    • 3 hours
    • Restriction: Cannot be taken by students who have taken CANS 303 after 2007.
  • GEOG 311 Economic Geography (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : Different theories and approaches to understanding the spatial organization of economic activities. Regional case studies drawn from North America, Europe and Asia used to reinforce concepts. Emphasis also on city-regions and their interaction with the global economy.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Winter
    • 3 hours
    • Prerequisite: GEOG 216 or permission of instructor
  • GEOG 494 Urban Field Studies (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : Geographical research in urban public and semi-public spaces. Demonstration of techniques of mapping, sampling, measurement, photography, interviewing. Attention to research design.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Patrizia Teresa Barbone (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Prerequisites: One of the following: GEOG 201, GEOG 203, GEOG 210, GEOG 216, GEOG 217, GEOG 272, or permission of instructor
  • GEOG 495 Field Studies - Physical Geography (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : Field research projects in physical geography. Held locally in Monteregian or Eastern Township regions. The course is organised around field projects designed to formulate and test scientific hypotheses in a physical geography discipline. May Summer session. Preregistration in Department required by March 15.

    Terms: Summer 2013

    Instructors: Wayne H Pollard (Summer)

    • 2-week field school
    • Prerequisites: 6 credits from the following list of Systematic Physical Geography courses: GEOG 305, GEOG 321, GEOG 322, GEOG 350, GEOG 372
    • This fee of $450 is charged to all students registered in GEOG 495. This course is held at the Gault Estate at Mont St.-Hilaire during May. The fee is used to support the cost of transportation, accommodations, local fees and all meals for approximately 12 nights. The department subsidizes a portion of the cost of this compulsory activity for each student student registered in a Geography Major or Honours program.
  • GEOG 499 Subarctic Field Studies (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : An introduction to the geography of the subarctic with emphasis on the application of field methods in physical and/or human geography.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Wayne H Pollard (Fall)

    • Fall
    • Prerequisite: GEOG 203 or GEOG 301
  • GEOG 502 Geography of Northern Development (3 credits)

    Offered by: Geography (Faculty of Science)

    Overview

    Geography : Analysis of the evolution of development policies and their spatial implications in circumpolar areas with an emphasis on the application of geographical concepts. Special attention is given to indigenous peoples and new immigrant populations in northern North America.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: George Wenzel (Fall)

    • Fall
    • 3 hours
    • Prerequisite (Undergraduate): GEOG 301 or GEOG 436, or permission of instructor

History

Revision, April 2012. Start of revision.
  • HIST 202 Survey: Canada to 1867 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A survey of early Canada, from periods known mainly through archaeological records to the Confederation era. Social, cultural, economic and political themes will be examined.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Catherine Desbarats (Fall)

    • Fall
  • HIST 203 Survey: Canada since 1867 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A survey of the development of Canada from Confederation to the present day. Social, economic and political history will be examined in a general way.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Robert Jarrett Rudy (Winter)

  • HIST 300 Nationalisms in Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An historical explanation of the Canadian experience of nationalism from the Patriotes to the First Nation, with reference to politics, economics, iconography, ideology and multicultural experience.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 203 or permission of instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who took CANS 300 (106-300A) before September 2002.
  • HIST 303 History of Quebec (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Covering Quebec history from New France to contemporary times, this course will include themes like ethnic relations, citizenship, gender and material culture. It is of particular interest to students in Education who foresee teaching about Quebec.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Colleen Allyn Gray (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202/HIST 203
    • The ability to read French is helpful but not mandatory
  • HIST 322 Canada: American Presence since 1939 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An examination of Canada's relationship with the United States in the modern era. Emphasis will be placed upon diplomatic, military, cultural, and economic facets of this relationship.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 and HIST 203 or consent of instructor
  • HIST 333 Natives and French (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Encounters between indigenous peoples and French newcomers in Canada and other parts of North America, 16th - 18th century. Through an examination of exploration, Catholic missions, trade, military alliances and colonization, the course focuses on the motives, outlooks and actions of both natives and Europeans.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Catherine Desbarats (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: Any course in history or permission of instructor
  • HIST 334 History of New France (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Social, political, and cultural history of France's ancien régime settlement colonies in North America. Topics include the nature of the absolutist colonial state and French imperialism; society; family; the Church; gender; and religion.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Catherine Desbarats (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: Any history course or permission of instructor
  • HIST 335 Science and Medicine in Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The social and intellectual history of science and medicine in Canada, from early exploration, through the rise of learned societies, universities and professional organizations, to World War II.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Elsbeth Anne Heaman (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HIST 212
  • HIST 342 Canada: External Relations since 1867 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This course will examine the historical development of Canadian external relations before WW II. Particular emphasis will be placed on Canadian-American relations, Canadian-Imperial relations, the growth of Canadian diplomatic autonomy and participation in the League of Nations.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 and HIST 203
  • HIST 343 Women in Post-Confederation Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This course examines women's contribution to the economic and social development of Canada as well as the changes in the image and status of women. Special emphasis will be on the relationship between women's roles in the private sphere and the public domain.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Colleen Allyn Gray (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 203
  • HIST 353 History of Montreal (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The history of Montreal from its beginnings to the present day. Montreal's economic, social, cultural and political role within the French and British empires, North America, Canada, and Quebec; the city's linguistic and ethnic diversity.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 or HIST 203 or permission of the instructor.
  • HIST 357 Religion and Canadian Society in Historical Perspective (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This course explores religious history of French and English Canada. The growth of various denominations, popular religion, Church/State relations, sectarian education, Protestant and Catholic cultures, missions among the Natives, forces of secularization. A reading knowledge of French is recommended.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Colleen Allyn Gray (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 and HIST 203
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 101-469
  • HIST 361 The Canadian West (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Topics include indigenous history, the fur trade, immigration and ethnicity, economic development, environment, and regional political movements and cultures.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 or HIST 203 or permission of instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HIST 362
  • HIST 363 Canada 1870-1914 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This course will examine social, economic, political and cultural aspects of Canadian society between 1870 and 1914. Topics covered will include aboriginal peoples, European settlement of the West, provincial rights, the national policy, social reform movements, industrialization, immigration and the rise of cities.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 and HIST 203 or permission of instructor
  • HIST 364 Canada 1914-1945 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This course will examine Canada and Canadian society between 1914 and 1945. It will focus on the social, political, economic and cultural impact of the two World Wars and the economic crisis of the 1930s. Among the topics will be Canadian external relations, political and social protest, popular culture, demographic changes and prohibition.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 and HIST 203 or permission of instructor
  • HIST 367 Canada since 1945 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Elements of Canada's political, social, economic, and cultural history since World War II. Topics will include constitutional questions, gender and class issues, the role of the state, regionalism, consumer society, the Quiet Revolution, and nationalism in Canada.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202, HIST 203
  • HIST 370 Canadian Party Politics 1867-2000 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An examination of how politics evolved in Canada's parliamentary system from campaigns to media management, including party systems, ideology, the role of leadership and the growing role of the state.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 203 or consent of the instructor
  • HIST 373 Canadian Labour History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This course explores themes in labour and working class history in Canada.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 203 or equivalent or consent of instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HIST 353
  • HIST 395 Canadian Military Experience (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Canada's military experience since European contact. The course explores social, economic, technological and political themes as well as more traditional themes of military history.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: CANS 200 or HIST 203 or permission of instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken 106-406
  • HIST 397 Canada: Ethnicity, Migration (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Immigration, ethnicity and race in Canada in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Topics will include the migration process, government policy and legislation, urban and rural migration, acculturation, nativism and multiculturalism.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: John Zucchi (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 and HIST 203 or permission of the instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HIST 423
  • HIST 403 History of Quebec Institutions (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Analysis of institutional structures in Quebec with emphasis on the 19th century. Particular attention will be given to legal and property institutions in transition.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 203 or consent of instructor
  • HIST 414 Canadian Cultural History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A cultural history of Canada, with culture defined in both the anthropological sense as comprising an entire way of life-,material, intellectual and spiritual- and in the familiar sense of embodying the life of the intellect and the arts.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 or HIST 203 or permission of the instructor.
  • HIST 416 British and French Identity (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Examines the close yet conflictual histories of Britain and France through the way each formed and projected national identities, the way in which those identities changed over time, and the wider impact these various identities have had.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: A 300-level course in British or French History or permission of instructor.
  • HIST 423 Topics: Migration and Ethnicity (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : The study of various topics and themes in the area of migration, ethnicity and race in Canada. Topics vary from year to year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 397 or permission of instructor
  • HIST 429 Topics: Canadian Family History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This course will examine themes in the history of the Canadian family from 1850. Historical study reveals the family as a diverse, changing, social institution. Marriage, childhood, sexuality, and the state will come under examination and the Canadian experience will be compared to that of the U.S.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 or HIST 203 or permission of instructor
  • HIST 432 The Atlantic Provinces (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Themes and topics in the history of the Canadian Atlantic Provinces from the European settlement to Present.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 and HIST 203 or consent of the instructor
  • HIST 434 British North America 1760-1867 (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : This course will study the social-cultural and political development of British North American colonies.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Elsbeth Anne Heaman (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: An introductory course in history or consent or instructor
  • HIST 463D1 Topics: History of Women in Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A research seminar on the history of women in Canada since Confederation. Students will get familiar with primary sources and are expected to produce a major research paper in the second term.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 203 or consent of instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken HIST 493
    • Students must register for both HIST 463D1 and HIST 463D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 463D1 and HIST 463D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 463D2 Topics: History of Women in Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HIST 463D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 463D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 463D1 and HIST 463D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 483D1 History of Montreal (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : A history of Montreal.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Robert Jarrett Rudy (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 and HIST 203 and other courses on French Canada or consent of instructor
    • Students must register for both HIST 483D1 and HIST 483D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 483D1 and HIST 483D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 483D2 History of Montreal (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HIST 483D1 for course description.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Robert Jarrett Rudy (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 483D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 483D1 and HIST 483D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 493D1 Topics: Canadian Social History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : Topics in Canadian social history. Topic varies by year.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Students must register for both HIST 493D1 and HIST 493D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 493D1 and HIST 493D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 493D2 Topics: Canadian Social History (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HIST 493D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 493D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 493D1 and HIST 493D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms
  • HIST 592D1 Topics: Canadian Politics (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : An honours seminar on the history of politics in Canada.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 or HIST 203 or permission of instructor
    • Restrictions: Open to undergraduate honours students and graduate students in history and advanced students with permission of instructor. Not open to students who have taken HIST 462D1/D2.
    • Students must register for both HIST 592D1 and HIST 592D2.
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 592D1 and HIST 592D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.
  • HIST 592D2 Topics: Canadian Politics (3 credits)

    Offered by: History and Classical Studies (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    History : See HIST 592D1 for course description.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 592D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 592D1 and HIST 592D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms.
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Linguistics

  • LING 320 Sociolinguistics 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Linguistics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Linguistics : A survey of language in its social context. The main focus will be on the influence of social factors like age, gender, social class and speech style on linguistic variation and change. Contact amongst languages (e.g. in Montreal) and the birth and death of languages will also be discussed.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Charles Soren Boberg (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: LING 201.
  • LING 350 Linguistic Aspects of Bilingualism (3 credits)

    Offered by: Linguistics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Linguistics : Linguistic competence and performance in bilinguals: the organization of the bilingual's grammar. Syntactic constraints on code mixing: How many grammars are involved? Unidirectional and bidirectional grammatical interference. Structural distance between genetically related and unrelated languages and its effect on the organization of the bilingual's grammar.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Larissa Nossalik (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: LING 200 or LING 201
  • LING 520 Sociolinguistics 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Linguistics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Linguistics : A seminar on variationist "micro-sociolinguistics", including a survey of the most important primary literature on sociolinguistic variation and introduction to sociolinguistic fieldwork.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Charles Soren Boberg (Winter)

    • Winter
    • Prerequisite: LING 320 or permission of instructor.
  • LING 521 Dialectology (3 credits)

    Offered by: Linguistics (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Linguistics : An introduction to the theory and methods of dialectology (the study of regional variation in language) with an emphasis on connections with linguistic theory. Students will also acquire a practical knowledge of major differences among dialects of English, and will gain hands-on experience in the planning, implementation and analysis of a dialect survey.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Winter
    • Prerequisites: LING 330 and LING 320.

Music

  • MUHL 391 Canadian Music (3 credits)

    Offered by: Music Research (Schulich School of Music)

    Overview

    Music History and Literature : Survey of music in Canada from the 16th Century to the present. Current musical organizations and institutions, and contemporary Canadian music will be stressed. Time permitting, brief reference will be made to the folk music of indigenous and immigrant groups.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Brian Cherney (Winter)

    • 3 hour
    • Prerequisites: MUHL 184 and MUHL 185 and MUTH 211 OR MUCO 240D1/D2 and MUSP 231 OR MUHL 286 and MUTH 250 and MUSP 241

Political Science

  • POLI 221 Government of Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : An examination of the central governmental institutions, including parliament, federalism, and the judiciary.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Christa Scholtz (Fall)

    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 222 Political Process and Behaviour in Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : An introduction to contemporary political life in Canada that examines how demands are identified and transmitted through the political systems. Emphasis will be placed on: the Canadian political culture; socialization and political participation; the electoral system; elections and voting; the role and structure of political parties; and the influence of organized interest.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Christa Scholtz (Winter)

    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 226 La vie politique québécoise (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : Une introduction à la vie politique québécoise à travers l'étude des institutions, des idéologies et des comportements politiques. Une attention particulière sera accordée à la structure et aux changements dans le système politique québécoise.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Eric Belanger (Winter)

    • Restriction: An ability to understand and read French is required; writing and speaking ability are not.
    • This course is offered in English and French in alternate years. For 2012-13 it will be offered in French.
    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 320 Issues in Canadian Democracy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : Critical analysis of selected issues and debates in Canadian politics, including citizen participation, electoral system effects, party financing, office-seeking, approaches to representation, and direct democracy and non-party alternatives. Topics are examined from both the perspective of the general population and the specific experience of women and ethno-racial minorities.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: At least one other course in Canadian or Comparative Government and Politics or permission of instructor
    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 321 Issues: Canadian Public Policy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : The Canadian political process through an analysis of critical policy issues in community development, welfare state, education, and institutional reforms in public service delivery systems. Diagnostic and prescriptive interpretations of public choices in a federal-parliamentary regime.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Filippo Sabetti (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: at least one other course in Canadian or Comparative Politics
    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 326 Provincial Politics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : The effect of regional and provincial culture on the operation of political parties and the institutions of government; the effect of institutional modernization on provincial governments; the role of provincial sub-systems within the Canadian political system.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: A basic course in Canadian Government or Politics or permission of the instructor
    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 336 Le Québec et le Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : Comment les Canadiens anglais et les Québécois se perçoivent-ils? Les différences culturelles entre les deux groupes. Les relations politiques et économiques entre les deux groupes. L'impact de la Révolution Tranquille. La place des francophones et des anglophones dans la vie collective. Les projets de réaménagement du cadre politique.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Restrictions: An ability to understand and read French is required; writing and speaking ability are not. Not open to students who have taken QCST 336.
    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 337 Canadian Public Administration (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : Organization and practice of public administration at the federal provincial and local level in Canada. Contrasting theories/techniques of public administration and policy, organization of field offices for delivery of essential public services, governments as employers, and institutional and policy changes to resolve crisis inherent in "the paradoxical view of bureaucracy".

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: at least one other course in Canadian government or politics
    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 342 Canadian Foreign Policy (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : The development and articulation of Canadian foreign policy. Theoretical approaches. The environmental setting. Historical perspectives. Trans-Atlantic linkages. The American connection. The Common Market. The United Nations. Military security. Developing relations with Asia, Africa, Latin America. Canada in global society.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Theodore David McLauchlin (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: A basic course in Canadian Government and Politics or International Politics or written consent of instructor
    • Note: The fields are International Politics and Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 371 Challenge of Canadian Federalism (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : An analysis of the origins, evolution and nature of federalism in Canada. Topics and themes will include the impact of federalism on political institutions, the effect of different regional perspectives, and the issues and conflicts that currently confront Canadian federalism.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: at least one course in Canadian politics
    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 372 Aboriginal Politics in Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : The relationship of aboriginal politics to larger debates and literatures within political science, such as citizenship theory, federalism, and collective action. Subjects covered include Canada's treaty history, constitutional changes, and aboriginal political development.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Christa Scholtz (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: At least one course in Canadian politics such as, POLI 221 or POLI 222 OR Permission of the instructor.
    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken POLI 372 prior to W06.
  • POLI 378 The Canadian Judicial Process (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : An examination of the structure of the judiciary and its role in the Canadian political process. Topics include the nature of judicial power and its constitutional framework in Canada, the structure and function of courts, judicial recruitment and personnel, judicial policy-making and the political role of the Supreme Court under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Nicole Borovan (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: POLI 221 or POLI 222 or permission of the instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who took 160-379 (1990-91) or 160-427 (1989-90)
    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 379 Topics in Canadian Politics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : Topics in Canadian politics.

    Terms: Summer 2013

    Instructors: Andrea Lawlor (Summer)

    • Prerequisite: A basic course in Canadian Government and Politics
    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 410 Canadian Political Parties (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : This course examines Canadian political parties and party systems, stressing patterns of historical development, party organization and finance, relationships with social movement, and the impact of Canadian federalism.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: At least one other course in Canadian Politics
    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 411 Immigration and Multiculturalism in Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : An examination of various aspects of Canadian politics that stems from the country's experience with immigration and ethnic and racial diversity.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: at least one course in Canadian politics, preferably at the 300 or 400 level, or permission of the instructor
    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 412 Canadian Voting/Public Opinion (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : A critical examination of major debates within the literature on Canadian voting behaviour and public opinion.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: at least one course in Canadian politics, preferably at the 300 or 400 level, or permission of the instructor
    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 417 Health Care in Canada (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : This course analyzes the theory and politics of health policy and institutions, comparing provincial models and contextualizing Canadian systems with international perspectives from the U.S. and Europe. Current health reform debates will be explored, particularly those involving federal-provincial relations, sustainable financing and the role of the state in social protection.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: Antonia Maioni (Fall)

    • Prerequisites: POLI 221 or POLI 221
    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 427 Selected Topics: Canadian Politics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : Selected problem areas in Canada's political process, political culture, constitutional development, and machinery of government.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Adam Daifallah, Thomas James Velk (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: A basic course and preferably an upper level course as well in Canadian Government and Politics or permission of the instructor
    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.
  • POLI 431 Nations and States/Developed World (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : The role of nationalism in European and North American political development. Topics include: nationalism and state-formation, secession and sub-state nationalism, war and nationalism, federal and consociational arrangements in multi-national societies.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: POLI 211 or POLI 212 or POLI 328
    • Note: The area in the field of Comparative Politics is Developed Areas.
  • POLI 478 The Canadian Constitution (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : An examination of legislative and judicial protection of rights and liberties in Canada. Topics to be covered include civil rights and the division of powers; the implied bill of rights theory; the 1960 Bill of Rights; establishment and enforcement of human rights legislation; and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Christopher P Manfredi (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: POLI 378 or an upper level course in Canadian Politics or permission of the instructor
    • Restriction: Not open to students who took 160-427 in 1989-90 or 1991
    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.

Québec, Études sur le

  • QCST 300 Quebec Culture and Society (3 credits)

    Offered by: Arts - Dean's Office (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Quebec Studies : A multidisciplinary course that looks at Quebec with an aim of integrating key social, economic, cultural, political and historical aspects.

    Terms: Fall 2012

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

    • Required course for all students in Quebec Studies. Open to all students.
    • Course cross-listed with HIST 303 in Fall 2012.
  • QCST 440 Contemporary Issues in Quebec (3 credits)

    Offered by: Arts - Dean's Office (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Quebec Studies : A multidisciplinary seminar that looks at a theme or topic concerning Quebec Society with the goal of integrating key social, economical, cultural, political and historic aspects.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Mary Anne Poutanen (Winter)

    • Prerequisite(s): QCST 300 or permission of the instructor
    • Required course for all students in Quebec Studies.
    • Instruction, discussions, oral presentations and papers can be in French or English

Sociology

  • SOCI 210 Sociological Perspectives (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : Major theoretical perspectives and research methods in sociology. The linkages of theory and method in various substantive areas including: the family, community and urban life, religion, ethnicity, occupations and stratification, education, and social change.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

    Instructors: Yesim Bayar (Fall) Matthew Lange (Winter)

  • SOCI 225 Medicine and Health in Modern Society (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : Socio-medical problems and ways in which sociological analysis and research are being used to understand and deal with them. Canadian and Québec problems include: poverty and health; mental illness; aging; death and dying; professionalism; health service organization.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Sarah Berry (Winter)

  • SOCI 230 Sociology of Ethnic Relations (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : An introduction to the sociological study of minority groups in Canada. The course will explore the themes of racism, prejudice, and discrimination, ethnic and racial inequalities, cultural identities, multiculturalism, immigration. Theoretical, empirical, and policy issues will be discussed. While the focus will be primarily on Canada, comparisons will be made with the United States.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Zoua Vang (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: SOCI 210 or permission of instructor
  • SOCI 318 Television in Society (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : TV in the social communication process: a surveyor of the environment, a socializer, a definer of "public" realities and a forum of debate. Topics include: TV reporting of political and international events, differences in French/English outlooks, and the portrayal of women.

    Terms: Summer 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • SOCI 327 Jews in North America (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : Understanding of contemporary North American Jewry using findings of sociology and other social sciences. Social, cultural, and political issues of concern to the Jewish community. Specific characteristics of Jewish life in Canada, and Québec in particular, in comparison to the American Jewish experience.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Morton Weinfeld (Winter)

  • SOCI 475 Canadian Ethnic Studies Seminar (3 credits)

    Offered by: Sociology (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Sociology (Arts) : An interdisciplinary seminar focusing on current social sciences research and public policies in areas relating to Canadian ethnic studies. Topics will include ethnic and racial inequalities, prejudice and discrimination, ethnic identities and cultural expressions, the structure and organization of minority groups.

    Terms: Winter 2013

    Instructors: Morton Weinfeld (Winter)

    • Restrictions: Open to students following the Minor Concentration in Canadian Ethnic Studies; or to students with at least nine credits, three at the 300 level, in the social sciences; or with permission of instructor. Not open to students who took CANS 404 in 2007-08.
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