Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies

Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies: Introduction

Lead Faculty of the Collaborative Specialization

Arts and Science

Participating Degree Programs

Anthropology — MA, PhD
Educational Leadership and Policy — MA, MEd, EdD, PhD
European and Russian Affairs — MA
Geography — MA, PhD
Global Affairs — MGA
History — MA, PhD
Industrial Relations and Human Resources — MIRHR, PhD
Language and Literacies Education — MA, MEd, PhD
Political Science — MA, PhD
Public Policy — MPP
Religion — MA, PhD
Social Justice Education — MA, MEd, EdD, PhD
Social Work — MSW, PhD
Sociology — MA, PhD
Women and Gender Studies — MA, PhD

Overview

Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies at the University of Toronto offers students with interests in ethnic, immigration, and pluralism studies the opportunity to widen their horizons, to expand their knowledge beyond a single disciplinary base, and to take advantage of the wealth and diversity of academic resources available at the University of Toronto — a great university situated in a large and culturally cosmopolitan city.

The graduate programs listed above participate in the Collaborative Specialization in Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies. They contribute courses and provide facilities and supervision for graduate research.

Upon successful completion of the degree requirements of the participating home graduate unit and the collaborative specialization, students will receive the notation “Completed Collaborative Specialization in Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies” on their transcript.

Contact and Address

Web: harneyprogram.ca/portfolio/collaborative-program
Email: harneyprogram@utoronto.ca
Telephone: (416) 978-4783

Collaborative Specialization in Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies
Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
University of Toronto
1 Devonshire Place, room 064S
Toronto, Ontario M5S 3K7
Canada

Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies: Master's Level

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants who wish to enrol in the collaborative specialization must apply to and be admitted to both the collaborative specialization and a graduate degree program in one of the collaborating graduate units.

  • Applicants to the Master of Arts, Master of Education, Master of Global Affairs, Master of Industrial Relations and Human Resources, Master of Public Policy, Master of Science, and Master of Social Work degree programs are admitted by the participating graduate unit under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies.

Specialization Requirements

  • Students must follow a plan of studies acceptable to both the participating graduate unit and the Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies specialization.

  • Collaborative specialization requirements may be met concurrent with, or in addition to, graduate unit requirements. Students should consult specific graduate unit listings for information.

  • 1.0 full-course equivalent (FCE) in ethnicity, immigration, or pluralism, of which at least 0.5 FCE will be in a discipline other than the one in which the student is enrolled. Normally, these courses are taken as options within regular graduate unit or Faculty degree requirements, not as additional courses.

  • A coordinating 0.5 FCE seminar in ethnicity, immigration, and pluralism. The seminar is the place to discuss, compare, and bring together the various approaches to the study of ethnicity, immigration, and pluralism. As well, students will be expected to present and discuss their projects.

  • When a practicum is required, it will focus on ethnicity, immigration, and/or pluralism.

  • It is understood that the major paper or thesis as required by the graduate unit will be in an area relevant to the specialization.

Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies: Doctoral Level

Admission Requirements

  • Applicants who wish to enrol in the collaborative specialization must apply to and be admitted to both the collaborative specialization and a graduate degree program in one of the collaborating graduate units.

  • Applicants to the Doctor of Education and Doctor of Philosophy degree programs are admitted under the General Regulations of the School of Graduate Studies.

Specialization Requirements

  • Students must follow a plan of studies acceptable to both the participating graduate unit and the Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies specialization.

  • Collaborative specialization requirements may be met concurrent with, or in addition to, graduate unit requirements. Students should consult specific graduate unit listings for information.

  • 2.0 full-course equivalents (FCEs) in ethnicity, immigration, or pluralism including master's-level courses, of which at least 1.0 FCE will be in disciplines other than the one in which the student is enrolled. Normally, these courses are taken as options within regular graduate unit or Faculty degree requirements, not as additional courses.

  • A coordinating 0.5 FCE seminar in ethnicity, immigration, and pluralism. The seminar is the place to discuss, compare, and bring together the various approaches to the study of ethnicity, immigration and pluralism. As well, students will be expected to present and discuss their projects. Students who have taken this course for the master's degree need not repeat it.

  • When the student's graduate unit requires more than one comprehensive examination, one of the examinations will be in a topic relevant to the specialization.

  • When there are no comprehensive examinations, but an examination on the thesis proposal is required, the examination will focus on ethnicity, immigration, and/or pluralism. In all cases the thesis will be on a subject matter dealing with ethnicity, immigration, and/or pluralism.

  • The PhD thesis will focus on ethnicity, immigration, and/or pluralism. The supervisor of the thesis committee will be a specialist in the area of ethnicity, immigration, and/or pluralism.

Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies: Courses

  • Courses eligible for credit towards meeting specialization requirements in Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies are listed below.

  • Students should check with the professor responsible for each course since a prerequisite may be required.

  • Not all courses are offered each year. Please consult the collaborative specialization office or the appropriate graduate unit for course availability.

  • Students wishing to use courses other than those listed below for credit towards meeting specialization requirements must submit a formal request in writing.

Coordinating Seminar

EIP3000H
Coordinating Seminar: Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies
(formerly known as JTH3000H Coordinating Seminar: Ethnic Relations Theory, Research, and Policy)

Anthropology

ANT5150H
Nation, State, and Language in Francophone Canada
ANT6033H
Advanced Research Seminar III

Curriculum, Teaching and Learning

CTL1320H Introduction to Aboriginal Land-Centered Education: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
CTL1321H Aboriginal Civilization: Language, Culture, and Identity
CTL1424H
Religion, Ideology, and Social Movement in the Development of North American Education
CTL1428H
Immigration and the Development of Canadian Education
CTL1429H
Ethnicity and the Development of Canadian Education
CTL3026H
Pragmatics in Language Education
CTL3799H
Special Topics in Language and Literacies Education Program: Master's Level
JTE1952H
Language, Culture, and Education

Economics

ECO3800H
Labour Economics I

Geography

JPG1506H
State/Space/Difference: Understanding the New Social Geography of the State
JPG1805H
Transnationalism, Diaspora, and Gender

History

HIS1117H
Canada: Colonialism/Postcolonialism
HIS1287H
Polish Jews Since the Partitions of Poland (joint graduate/undergraduate)
HIS1440H
Irish Nationalism in Canada, 1858–1870 (joint graduate/undergraduate)

Industrial Relations and Human Resources

IRE1725H
Cross Cultural Differences in Organizational Contexts

Law

Participation in LAW courses is at the discretion of the Faculty of Law upon presentation, to the Faculty of Law Records Office, of a signed permission form from the student's home graduate unit. Note that preference is given to JD students and that many LAW courses are full by the end of the Faculty of Law add/drop period.

LAW5022H
Introduction to Islamic Law
LAW7024H
Citizenship: Inside and Out
LAW7052Y
Aboriginal Peoples and Canadian Law
LAW7053H
Intensive Course: Who Belongs? Dilemmas of Citizenship and Immigration
LAW7060Y
Discrimination Law
LAW7066H
Canadian Migration Law
LAW7076H
Refugee Law
LAW7078H
Law of Forced Migration

Leadership, Higher and Adult Education

LHA1029H
Special Applications of the Administrative Process
LHA1042H
Educational Leadership and Diversity
LHA3042H
Field Research in Educational Leadership and Policy (RM)

Political Science

POL2026H,Y
Topics in Political Thought I
POL2102H
Topics in Canadian Politics I
POL2103H
Topics in Canadian Politics II
POL2167H
The Politics of Immigration and Multiculturalism in Canada
POL2207H
Topics in International Politics III
JRA2391H
Topics in Comparative Politics
POL2392H,Y
Topics in Comparative Politics IV

Public Policy

PPG1005H
The Social Context of Policy-Making
(this course often includes content related to ethnicity and immigration; please verify a particular instructor's course with the Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies specialization)
PPG2001H
Legal Analysis of Public Policy

Religion

RLG2027H
Law and Religion: Critical Conversations
RLG3931H
Topics in North American Religions

Social Justice Education

JSA5147H
Language, Nationalism, and Post-Nationalism
JTE1952H
Language, Culture, and Education
SJE1921Y
The Principles of Anti-Racism Education
SJE1922H
Sociology of Race and Ethnicity
SJE1926H
Race, Space, and Citizenship: Research Methods
SJE1927H
Migration and Globalization
SJE3933H
Globalisation and Transnationality: Feminist Perspectives

Social Work

SWK4210H
Promoting Empowerment: Working at the Margins
SWK4304H
Globalization and Transnationalism: Intersections of Policy and Community Practice Locally and Globally
SWK4306H
Theoretical Approaches to Defining Social Injustice and Engaging in Social Change
SWK4658H
Social Work with Immigrants and Refugees

Sociology

SOC6002H
Immigration I
SOC6003H
Immigration II
SOC6009H
Ethnicity I
SOC6109H
Ethnicity II

Women and Gender Studies

WGS1026H
Special Topics in Race and Feminism