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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
October 22, 2016
Canadian Excellence


The curriculum of the CAST program is divided into a core set of courses and three fields of inquiry:

Core Courses

A two-term, bi-weekly Colloquium and two Core courses provide graduate students with grounding in the theoretical and methodological issues relevant to their program of study. Together, these required courses provide a strong foundation for developing the theoretical perspectives and qualitative research concepts and methods students will utilize in their own research. 

Three Fields of Inquiry

In addition to the core courses, students will also choose the courses for their degree completion requirements from at least 2 of our 3 fields. Here we describe the fields in general, and the specific course offerings are listed under the “Graduate Courses Offered” heading: