Caribbean Studies

The Caribbean Studies Program offers students an interdisciplinary approach to the study of Caribbean history, society, economy and culture.  In addition to core offerings, students can also directly engage the Caribbean through courses drawn from history, literature, women and gender studies, Spanish and Portuguese.


Admission Information

  • Students should apply to either the Humanities or Social Sciences admission categories on the St. George campus
  • Six Grade 12 U or M courses, including English are required
  • Students outside of Ontario should have the equivalent senior high school credits


Bachelor of Arts Programs

  • Caribbean Studies (specialist, major and minor options)


First-Year Courses

There are no specific Caribbean Studies courses in first year.


Advice for First Year

Students interested in Caribbean Studies are encouraged to take

  • NEW 224Y1 – Caribbean Thought I OR
  • HIS 294Y1 – Caribbean History and Culture: Indigenous Era to 1886.



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    First Year