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Required courses

Required courses:

IRST 203 – Introduction to Irish Studies

IRST 209 – Highlights of Irish Literature

IRST 211 / HIST 211 – History of Ireland

IRST 210/ HIST 212 – The Irish in Canada

Any three-credit course of these Film, Theatre, Music, and Performance courses:

  • IRST 270 – Irish Traditional Music:  A Global Soundscape
  • IRST 343 – Cinema in Quebec and Ireland
  • IRST 344 – Classics of Irish Theatre
  • IRST 347 – Contemporary Irish Theatre
  • IRST 371 – Irish Cultural Traditions in Quebec
  • IRST 373 – Irish Traditional Music in Canada: A Cultural History

IRST 300 – Research Methods in Irish Studies

Any three-credit course of these History and Diaspora Studies courses:

  • IRST 303 – The Global Irish
  • IRST 312 / HIST 330 – The Great Irish Famine
  • IRST 314 – Independent Ireland from the Civil War to the Celtic Tiger
  • IRST 315 – The Troubles in Northern Ireland
  • IRST 316 – The Irish Revolution, 1913-1923

Any three-credit course of these Literature courses:

  • ENGL 353 – Contemporary Irish Literature
  • ENGL 355 – James Joyce
  • ENGL 356 – The Irish Short Story Tradition
  • ENGL 357 – The Irish Literary Revival
  • ENGL 358 – Emigrants and Immigrants:  Writing the Irish Diaspora
  • ENGL 359 – Studies in Irish Literature
  • IRST 354 -- Irish Children's and Young Adult Literature

Any three-credit course of these Film, Theatre, Music, and Performance courses:

  • IRST 343 – Cinema in Quebec and Ireland
  • IRST 344 – Classics of Irish Theatre
  • IRST 347 – Contemporary Irish Theatre
  • IRST 371 – Irish Cultural Traditions in Quebec
  • IRST 373 – Irish Traditional Music in Canada: A Cultural History

Any three-credit Irish Studies (IRST) course in the 400-level

12 credits of Irish Studies (IRST) electives.  At least nine credits must be at the 300 or 400 level.

Irish Studies electives may be drawn from a broad selection of Irish-themed courses offered in collaboration with departments including Art History, Economics, English, Film Studies, Geography, History, Modern Languages, Music, Political Science, Sociology and Anthropology, Theatre, Theology and Women’s Studies.

Required courses:

IRST 203 – Introduction to Irish Studies

IRST 209 – Highlights of Irish Literature

IRST 211 / HIST 211 – History of Ireland

IRST 270 - Irish Traditional Music:  A Global Soundscape

The remaining 12 credits for the Minor program may be drawn from a broad selection of Irish-themed courses offered in collaboration with departments including Art History, Economics, English, Film Studies, Geography, History, Modern Languages, Music, Political Science, Sociology and Anthropology, Theatre, Theology and Women’s Studies. While not all departments are represented each semester, new courses are introduced every year, constantly widening the reach of the program and the diversity of its offerings.  

 

The Certificate in Canadian Irish Studies is a stand-alone 30-credit program designed for returning or graduate students who wish to concentrate exclusively on courses in Canadian Irish Studies. Courses can be taken at whatever pace suits an individual student’s needs.

Required courses:

IRST 203 – Introduction to Irish Studies

IRST 211 / HIST 211 – History of Ireland

IRST 209 – Highlights of Irish Literature

IRST 270 – Irish Traditional Music:  A Global Soundscape

IRST 303 – The Global Irish

The remaining 15 credits for the Certificate program may be drawn from a broad selection of Irish-themed courses offered in collaboration with departments including Art History, Economics, English, Film Studies, Geography, History, Modern Languages, Music, Political Science, Sociology and Anthropology, Theatre, Theology and Women’s Studies. While not all departments are represented each semester, new courses are introduced every year, constantly widening the reach of the program and the diversity of its offerings.  

 

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