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Atlantic Studies

The Atlantic Studies stream focuses on political, social and economic issues in Canada, the United States of America, and the United Kingdom – the North Atlantic triangle. Students learn about the historical forces shaping events in all three countries, and about current economic and political issues occurring both within the countries and in their international interactions.

Course selection

When selecting politics, history, and economics courses within the PHE major, students specializing in Atlantic Studies should include the following:

Program streams are carefully selected groups of courses that allow for specialization within a degree program and prepare students for employment and professional studies.

    Our Politics-History-Economics grads get jobs as:

  • Community Organizers
  • Development Advisors
  • Entrepreneurs
  • International Development Advisors
  • Policy Analysts
  • Public Servants

    Our Politics-History-Economics grads go on to study:

  • Economic Development
  • International Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Public Policy