Faculty of Arts

What's new in 2020-2021

Minor in Global Environmental Politics

This timely new program provides Saint Mary’s students with a deeper understanding of pressing environmental issues impacting the world. You’ll learn about the international structures, actors and processes that inform contemporary global environmental politics.

Launching in September 2020, it is jointly offered by the Department of Political Science, the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, and the International Development Studies Program. This multidisciplinary minor is designed to expose students to the many intersections among studies of the environment, human geography, international relations, global governance and international development. It covers topics such as climate change, the politics of globalization, fair trade vs. free trade, and provides students with an opportunity to participate in the Model United Nations.

Find out more about the new Minor in Global Environmental Politics.

Poster promoting the Global Environmental Politics minor  

Minor in British Studies

The new Minor in British Studies provides Saint Mary’s students with an opportunity to specialize in the literature and history of Britain. Introduced in September 2019, it is jointly offered by the Department of History and the Department of English Language & Literature. This dedicated minor brings together courses covering a wide array of literature and history from the Act of Union in 1707 to the present. It covers topics such as nationalism, imperialism, law, popular culture, and the Black British experience, as well as the genres of poetry, fiction, film, and drama. 


Other special topics to explore

For the most current program and course information, please refer to the Academic Calendar.