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Canadian-American Center

Undergraduate - Canadian Studies Minor

The Canadian-American Center administers one of the largest and most comprehensive Canadian Studies programs in the country.  Students have a unique opportunity for interdisciplinary study of Canada in all colleges.

Students may select from more than ninety courses about Canada.  The program is particularly strong in Anthropology, Archaeology, Economics, French, History, and Political Science.  In addition, there are course offerings in Art, Business Administration, Education, English, Forestry, Franco American Studies, Geography, Geology, Journalism, and Native American Studies.

A student majoring in International Affairs may choose the Canadian Studies concentration.

Requirements for a Minor

Undergraduate students may obtain a minor in Canadian Studies by taking 18 credit hours of Canadian courses.

The courses must include:

Note: Courses taken at a Canadian university through the Canada Year Program or Study Abroad in Canada semester may also be included in the minor and applied toward the 18 credits.

Students must have received a grade of C or better and a GPA of 3.0 for the six courses that are submitted for the minor in Canadian Studies.

For more information about requirements and procedures for a Minor in Canadian Studies, contact Raymond Pelletier, Associate Director, Canadian-American Center.

Canadian Core Courses


Canadian Related Courses


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Canadian-American Center Directory

  • Stephen J. Hornsby: 581-4226
  • Raymond J. Pelletier: 581-4227
  • Howard Cody:581-1869
  • Betsy Arntzen: 581-4225
  • Frédéric Rondeau: 581-2081
  • Betsy Beattie:581-1694
  • Craig Harris: 581-4220
  • K-12 Outreach

    Contact Information

    Canadian-American Center
    154 College Avenue
    Orono, ME 04473
    Phone: (207) 581-4220 | Fax: (207) 581-4223
    The University of Maine
    Orono, Maine 04469
    207.581.1110
    A Member of the University of Maine System