Site Accessibility Statement
Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
September 26, 2016
Canadian Excellence


Career Directions

What can you do with a degree in North American Studies?

With expertise in North American Studies, students will have a competitive edge in today’s job market.  With an Honours BA North American studies, you will have an in-depth knowledge of North America – including the three countries of Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, the relations among them, as well as how North America situates itself within the global community.  Imagine how useful it would be to bring such knowledge with you into private business, government and nongovernmental organizations, journalism or the legal profession! 

Moreover, the Honours BA North American Studies includes courses in Geography, History and English, all of which are considered “teachables” in postgraduate education programs.

The Honours BA North American Studies also encourages students to acquire Spanish or French language skills that are invaluable in many professions.

Additional information about career options with a North American Studies degree can be found on the website of the WLU Career Development Centre: click here.