Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Introduction to North American Studies
0.5 Credit

This course provides an interdisciplinary introduction to key themes in the shared histories, politics and cultures of Canada, the United States and Mexico. Topics may include: how revolutions and political models have shaped national identity; contact and conflict across border zones; and patterns of settlement and immigration. By comparing the three countries, the course will help students to look critically at the North American experience.