In this multidisciplinary program, you study different aspects of the Jewish experience in a Canadian context, including history, language, literature and the arts. You examine the major Jewish communities in Canada's cultural mosaic and learn about the significant contribution of Jews to Canada's growing diversity. You can also study the Yiddish language and its culture, a core part of Jewish Canadian heritage. These courses include both classroom study and enrichment activities such as special events, guest speakers and field trips.

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 2017-2018 calendars for the previous requirements.

Compulsory courses
CDN 1100Introduction to Canadian Studies3 Units
CDN 2301Introduction to Jewish Canadian Studies3 Units
Optional courses
12 optional course units in Jewish Canadian Studies (CDN) from the list of optional courses12 Units
12 optional course units in Canadian Studies (CDN) from the list of optional courses12 Units
Total: 30 Units

List of Optional Courses

Courses in Jewish Canadian Studies:
CDN 2105History of the Jews of Canada3 Units
CDN 3102Selected Topics in Jewish Canadian Studies3 Units
CDN 3383Jewish Canadian Writers3 Units
HIS 3328The Holocaust3 Units
HBR 1901Introduction to the Hebrew Language and Culture I3 Units
HBR 1902Introduction to the Hebrew Language and Culture II3 Units
SRS 3314Judaism3 Units
YDD 1901Introduction to the Yiddish Language and Culture I3 Units
YDD 1902Introduction to the Yiddish Language and Culture II3 Units
YDD 2104Yiddish Literature and Film3 Units
Courses in Canadian Studies:
ART 3334Canadian Art and Cultural Identities3 Units
CDN 2300Methodology of Documentary Research in Canadian Studies3 Units
CDN 4101Selected Topics in Canadian Studies3 Units
CIN 3197Canadian and Quebec Cinema I: fiction3 Units
CIN 3198Canadian and Quebec Cinema II: documentary3 Units
CMN 2181Intercultural Communication3 Units
ECO 2113Canada and the World Economy3 Units
ECO 2146Introduction to Canadian Economic History3 Units
ENG 3321Canadian Short Story3 Units
ENG 3386Canadian Fiction 1900 to 19503 Units
ENG 3387Canadian Fiction 1950 to the Present3 Units
ENG 3388Canadian Poetry 1900 to the Present3 Units
FRA 3746Théâtres de la francophonie canadienne3 Units
FRA 3754Le roman québécois de 1900 à 19703 Units
FRA 3755Le roman québécois depuis 19703 Units
GEG 2110Sustainability of Social Spaces and Built Environments3 Units
HIS 1101The Making of Canada3 Units
HIS 2130The Peopling of North America3 Units
LSR 1105Leisure in Canadian Society3 Units
POL 3128Political Life in Quebec3 Units
SOC 2309Canadian Society3 Units
SRS 1191Accommodations and Conflicts: Religion in Contemporary Canada3 Units
SRS 2386Religion in Canada from First Contact to Modern Challenges3 Units
SRS 3385Religion and Multiculturalism in Canada3 Units
THE 3347Theatre in English Canada3 Units