The minor in Global Studies allows students to focus part of their studies on phenomena and processes related to globalization. As massive change sweeps the planet, the ability to grasp the issues involved in globalization is central to fully understanding our society.

This program is offered in English and in French.

The table below includes only discipline-specific courses. Please refer to the Academic Regulations for information on including a minor to your degree.

Requirements for this program have been modified. Please consult the 2015-2016 calendars for the previous requirements.

HIS 1111The Twentieth-Century World from 19453 Units
POL 1102Politics and Globalization3 Units
ECO 2121Economics of Globalization3 Units
SOC 2151Globalization: Sociological and Anthropological Aspects3 Units
18 optional course units from the list of optional courses18 Units
Total: 30 Units

List of Optional Courses

ANT 1101Social and Cultural Anthropology3 Units
ANT 3128Political Anthropology3 Units
CMN 2168Globalization and Communication3 Units
ECO 2113Canada and the World Economy3 Units
ECO 2117Introduction to the Economics of Developing Countries3 Units
ENV 1101Global Environmental Challenges3 Units
POL 2103Introduction to International Relations and Global Politics3 Units
POL 3113Migration, Mobility, Borders and Citizenship3 Units
POL 3115Comparative Politics of Development3 Units
POL 3124The Politics of Security3 Units
POL 3162Political Violence3 Units
POL 3176International Political Economy3 Units
POL 3177Politics, Social Movements and Globalization3 Units
POL 4126Contemporary Geopolitics3 Units
POL 4184Democratization and Authoritarianism3 Units
SOC 3105Environmental Sociology3 Units
SOC 3148Comparative Approaches in Sociology3 Units
SOC 3306Social Structures and Relations between the Sexes: Comparative Analysis3 Units
SOC 4127Contemporary Analysis of Migration3 Units
SOC 4135Local and Global Economic Relations3 Units
SOC 4144Social Change3 Units
SOC 4305Conflicts and Social Movements3 Units
SOC 4310Globalization and the Environment3 Units
SRS 2195Religion and Politics in Global Society3 Units
SRS 3194Anthropological Theories in Inter-Cultural and Inter-Religious Issues3 Units