Minor Concentration Quebec Studies / La concentration Mineur en Études sur le Québec (18 credits)

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Offered by: Arts - Dean's Office     Degree: Bachelor of Arts

Program Requirements

La concentration Mineur en Études sur le Québec a pour but de donner à l'étudiant(e) une connaissance multidisciplinaire des réalités du Québec en complémentarité à sa propre discipline de spécialisation. Les étudiants poursuivant notamment une spécialisation en histoire, science politique, langue et littérature françaises ou en études canadiennes peuvent trouver dans cette formation plusieurs avantages.

La concentration Mineur en Études sur le Québec est convertible en concentration majeure.

The goal of the Minor Concentration Quebec Studies is to give students a multidisciplinary overview of Quebec realities. Students are encouraged to complete this program alongside their studies in History, Political Science, French Language and Literature, or Canadian Studies.

The Minor Concentration Quebec Studies may be expanded to the major concentration.

Required Courses / Cours Obligatoires (6 credits)

De façon usuelle, les cours obligatoires (6 crédits) sont complétés selon la séquence suivante : QCST 300 (3 crédits) en U1 et QCST 440 (3 crédits) en U2 ou en U3. Les cours complémentaires (12 crédits) peuvent être complétés en U1, U2 ou en U3.

Normally, the required courses (6 credits) are completed in the following order: QCST 300 (3 credits) in U1 and QCST 440 (3 credits) in U2 or in U3. The complementary courses (12 credits) can be completed in U1, U2, or U3.

  • 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 2010

    Instructors: Pascal Brissette (Fall)

    • Required course for all students in Quebec Studies. Open to all students.
  • 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 2011

    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

Complementary Courses / Cours Complémentaires (12 credits)

De ces 12 crédits, 6 doivent être des cours provenant du tronc commun ou des cours approuvés par la direction du programme.

3 crédits doivent provenir d'un cours dont la langue d'enseignement est le français et peuvent provenir d'un cours de français langue seconde.

Au moins 6 des 12 crédits complémentaires doivent être du niveau 300 ou supérieur.

Le choix de ces cours se fera en consultation avec le Directeur du programme et variera selon le domaine de spécialisation de chaque étudiant(e).

Of these 12 credits, 6 credits must be core courses, or courses approved by the Program Director.

3 credits must be taught in the French language and can be chosen from French as a Second Language course offerings.

At least 6 of the 12 complementary credits must be at the 300 level or above.

The selection of courses will be made in consultation with the Program Director and will vary depending on the major concentration or honours program of each student.

Core Courses / Cours inscrits au tronc commun

  • 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: Fall 2010, Winter 2011

    Instructors: Pascal Brissette (Fall) Thomas Mainguy (Winter)

    • Fall, Winter
  • 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 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • 3 hours
    • Prerequisite: Placement test. Priority given to Freshman students
  • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202/HIST 203
    • The ability to read French is helpful but not mandatory
  • 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: Winter 2011

    Instructors: Colleen Allyn Gray (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 or HIST 203 or permission of the instructor.
  • 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 2011

    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 2010-11 it will be offered in French
    • 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: Winter 2011

    Instructors: Eric Belanger (Winter)

    • 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.

Complementary Course Lists / Listes des cours complémentaires

Anthropology / Anthropologie

  • 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 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 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: Winter 2011

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 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 2011

    Instructors: Colin Hartley Scott (Winter)

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

Canadian Studies / Études sur le Canada

  • 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 2010

    Instructors: Elsbeth Anne Heaman, Antonia Maioni (Fall)

  • CANS 202 Canadian Cultures: Context and Issues (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Canadian Studies : A survey course which traces the history of Canadian cultures from the middle of the 19th century to the present. It surveys the diversity of Canadian cultural identities through literature, drama, art and the mass media. The course features guest lecturers. Some course material will be in French.

    Terms: Winter 2011

    Instructors: Shelley Ruth Butler (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: ability to read French
  • CANS 304 Nationalism in Canada (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Canadian Studies : Canadian experience of nationalism over the past two centuries.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken or are taking CANS 300, CANS 301, or CANS 303.
  • CANS 306 Issues in Native Studies (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Canadian Studies : Past and present achievements and concerns within Native societies across Canada.

    Terms: Winter 2011

    Instructors: Norman Gull (Winter)

    • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken Issues in Native Studies as a CANS topics course.
  • CANS 413 Canada and Quebec Seminar (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    Canadian Studies : Comparison of Canada and Quebec.

    Terms: Fall 2010

    Instructors: Gillian Lane (Fall)

    • Prerequisites: Cans 200 or permission of the Instructor
    • Note: A reading knowledge of French is required

English / Anglais

  • ENGL 413 Special Topics in Canadian Drama and Theatre (3 credits)

    Offered by: English (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    English (Arts) : Advanced study focused on a period or issue in Canadian drama and/or theatre history.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Students not registered in English programs require permission of instructor.

French Language and Literature / Langue et littérature françaises

  • 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: Fall 2010, Winter 2011

    Instructors: Pascal Brissette (Fall) Thomas Mainguy (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 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 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 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 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 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 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: Fall 2010

    Instructors: Catherine Leclerc (Fall)

  • 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 2011

    Instructors: Michel Biron (Winter)

French as a Second Language / Français langue seconde

  • 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 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • 3 hours
    • Prerequisite: Placement test. Priority given to Freshman students
  • 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 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • 3 hours
    • Prerequisite: Placement test. Priority given to Freshman students
    • Course co-listed with Québec Studies.

History / Histoire

  • 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 2010

    Instructors: Elsbeth Anne Heaman (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 2011

    Instructors: David John Meren, Colleen Allyn Gray (Winter)

  • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202/HIST 203
    • The ability to read French is helpful but not mandatory
  • 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: Winter 2011

    Instructors: Catherine Desbarats (Winter)

    • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: Any history course or permission of instructor
  • 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: Winter 2011

    Instructors: Colleen Allyn Gray (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: HIST 202 or HIST 203 or permission of the instructor.
  • 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 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 203 or consent of instructor
  • HIST 483D1 History of Montreal (3 credits)

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

    Overview

    History

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • Prerequisite: HIST 483D1
    • No credit will be given for this course unless both HIST 483D1 and HIST 483D2 are successfully completed in consecutive terms

Political Science / Science politique

  • 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 2010

    Instructors: Richard Schultz (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 2011

    Instructors: Antonia Maioni (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 2011

    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 2010-11 it will be offered in French
    • 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: Winter 2011

    Instructors: Eric Belanger (Winter)

    • 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 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 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 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: This course is not scheduled for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2010-2011 academic year.

    • 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 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: Winter 2011

    Instructors: Antonia Maioni (Winter)

    • Prerequisites: POLI 221 or POLI 221
    • Note: The field is Canadian Politics.

Sociology / Sociologie

  • 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 2011

    Instructors: Zoua Vang (Winter)

    • Prerequisite: SOCI 210 or permission of instructor
  • 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 2011

    Instructors: Morton Weinfeld (Winter)

    • Restriction: 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 taking CANS 404 in 2007-08.
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