Free 2018 International Student Handbook
Program：United States Studies
United States Studies
Liberal Arts & Professional Studies
Fall, Winter and Summer
Full-Time and Part-Time
On the global stage, the United States is an influential player socially, politically, culturally and historically. The place of the US in history and politics, the complexity of its society, and its contribution to world culture, provides a fascinating range of material to study. Our innovative, cross-disciplinary approach enables you to examine the diverse aspects of the US.
Students will not only develop an in-depth understanding of the history and culture of Canada’s nearest and most influential neighbor, but also can explore such areas as music, film, art, literature, history or political science. There are three main areas from which students need to take courses:
· Literature: Study such classic American writers as Nathaniel Hawthorne, Ernest Hemingway, Herman Melville, Henry James and F. Scott Fitzgerald as well as poetry, drama, comics and cartoons.
· History, Political Science, Sociology and Social Science: Study the US Civil War, the evolution of urban Black America, US foreign policy, gender and sexuality and freedom and inequality.
· Humanities, Music, Dance, Film and Art: Courses include Advertising, African American Art and Theatre and Black Women’s Writing, Film (musicals, horror, science fiction crime and westerns), Music (African-American ragtime, blues, boogie-woogie) and Art (criticism, institutions and Indigenous Art).
Chinese High School
· Senior Secondary School Graduation Certificate
o Successful completion of the final year of Senior 3/Grade 12 level of student
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