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POLITICAL SCIENCE

PROGRAMS
General Political Science
Honours Political Science
Honours Political Science (with Thesis)
Honours Political Science with French Specialization
Honours Political Science with French Specialization (with Thesis)
Honours Law and Politics
Honours Law and Politics (with Thesis)
Honours International Relations and Development Studies
Honours International Relations and Development Studies (with Thesis)
Combined Honours Political Science Programs
Combined Honours Political Science Programs (with Thesis in Political Science)
Combined Honours Digital Journalism and Political Science
Concurrent General Bachelor of Arts (Political Science)/Bachelor of Education
Major and Minor Concentrations - Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Arts and Science (IAS) - Political Science
Minor in Political Science

DEGREE PATHWAY PROGRAMS
General Political Science for Hebei Law and Politics College Graduates
Honours Political Science for Hebei Law and Politics College Graduates

CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS
Certificate in Border Management and International Trade
Certificate in Law and Politics
Certificate in North American Studies
Certificate in Public Administration

Additional Information: GENERAL UNDERGRADUATE REGULATIONS

COURSES
POLITICAL SCIENCE



General Political Science

Degree Requirements:

Total courses: thirty.
(a) POLS-1000, POLS-1300 and POLS-1600;
(b) nine additional courses Political Science including at least three at the 3000-level or above. (Note: students interested in switching to Honours Political Science should take SOSC-2500, POLS-2750, and one of POLS-2510 or POLS-2520)
(c) two courses from Arts;
(d) two courses from Languages or Science;
(e) two courses from any area of study, excluding Social Sciences.
(f) GART-1500, GART-1510;
(g) five courses from any area of study, including Political Science;
(h) five courses from any area of study, excluding Political Science.

Courses used to calculate the major average are: courses listed under requirements (a) and (b), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.

Subfields (students are strongly encouraged to take at least one course from each subfield)

Canadian Politics
2000-level: POLS-2010, POLS-2110, POLS-2130, POLS-2640
3000-level: POLS-3090, POLS-3200, POLS-3230, POLS-3260
4000-level: POLS-4110, POLS-4120

Comparative Politics
2000-level: POLS-2320, POLS-2330, POLS-3350, POLS-2410, POLS-2440
3000-level: POLS-4400, POLS-3460, POLS-3650, POLS-3670
4000-level: POLS-4310, POLS-4340

International Relations and Development Studies
1000-level: POLS-1709
2000-level: POLS-2490, POLS-2670, POLS-2680
3000-level: POLS-3540, POLS-3550, POLS-3560, POLS-3600, POLS-3630
4000-level: POLS-4610, POLS-4620, POLS-4640, POLS-4650

Political Theory, Culture and Religion
2000-level: POLS-2510, POLS-2520, POLS-2600, POLS-2610
3000-level: POLS-3519, POLS-3720, POLS-3780, POLS-3790
4000-level: POLS-4510

Public Administration, Law and Policy
2000-level: POLS-2120, POLS-2140, POLS-2200, POLS-2210
3000-level: POLS-3140, POLS-3210, POLS-3240, POLS-3610, POLS-3920, POLS-3990
4000-level: POLS-4210, POLS-4220,and POLS-4920 (taken concurrently)

Honours Political Science

Degree Requirements:

Total courses: forty.
(a) POLS-1000, POLS-1300, POLS-1600 and POLS-2750;
(b) one of POLS-2510 or POLS-2520 [should be taken in Semester 3, 4 or 5]
(c) fourteen additional Political Science courses, including at least two at the 3000-level and three at the 4000-level.
(d) two courses from Arts;
(e) two courses from Languages or Science;
(f) two courses from any area of study, excluding Social Sciences.
(g) GART-1500, GART-1510, SOSC-2500;
(h) six courses from any area of study, including Political Science;
(i) six courses from any area of study, excluding Political Science.

Courses used to calcuate the major average are: courses listed under requirements (a) and (b), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.

Subfields (students are strongly encouraged to take at least one course from each subfield)

Canadian Politics
POLS-2010, POLS-2110, POLS-2130, POLS-2640
POLS-3090, POLS-3200, POLS-3230, POLS-3260
POLS-4110, POLS-4120

Comparative Politics
POLS-2320, POLS-2330, POLS-3350, POLS-2410, POLS-2440
POLS-4400, POLS-3460, POLS-3650, POLS-3670
POLS-4310, POLS-4340

International Relations and Development Studies
POLS-1709
POLS-2490, POLS-2670, POLS-2680
POLS-3540, POLS-3550, POLS-3560, POLS-3600, POLS-3630
POLS-4610, POLS-4620, POLS-4640, POLS-4650

Political Theory, Culture and Religion
POLS-2510, POLS-2520, POLS-2600, POLS-2610
POLS-3519, POLS-3720, POLS-3780, POLS-3790
POLS-4510

Public Administration, Law and Policy
POLS-2120, POLS-2140, POLS-2200, POLS-2210
POLS-3140, POLS-3210, POLS-3240, POLS-3610, POLS-3990
POLS-4210, POLS-4220, POLS-4920 and POLS-3920 (taken concurrently)


Honours Political Science (with Thesis)

Degree Requirements:

Total courses: forty.
(a) POLS-1000, POLS-1300, POLS-1600, POLS-2700, and POLS-2750, POLS-4970 and POLS-4980;
(b) one of POLS-2510 or POLS-2520 [should be taken in Semester 3, 4 or 5]
(c) eleven additional Political Science courses, including at least two at the 3000-level and one other at the 4000-level.
(d) two courses from Arts;
(e) two courses from Languages or Science;
(f) two courses from any area of study, excluding Social Sciences.
(g) GART-1500, GART-1510, SOSC-2500;
(h) six courses from any area of study, including Political Science;
(i) six courses from any area of study, excluding Political Science.

Courses used to calculate the major average are: courses listed under requirements (a) and (b), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.

Students maintaining cumulative and major averages of 80% upon beginning semester 7 will complete an undergraduate thesis under the supervision of a faculty member in the department during semesters 7 and 8 of the program through successful completion of the courses POLS-4970 and POLS-4980.


Honours Political Science with French Specialization

Degree Requirements:

Total courses: forty.
(a) University of Windsor [14 courses]:
    (i) POLS-1000, POLS-1300, POLS-1600 and POLS-2750;
    (ii) two of POLS-2035, POLS-2045 or POLS-2055 [French];
    (iii) one of POLS-2510 or POLS-2520 [to be taken in Semester 3,4 or 5]
    (iv) seven additional Political Science courses, including at least two at the 3000-level and three at the 4000-level.

(b) University of Ottawa [5 courses]:
    POL2507. Introduction à la pensée politique
    POL3514. Vie politique en Asie
    POL3525. Pouvoir municipal au Canada
    POL3526. Les femmes et la politique
    POL3533. Politique et medias
    POL3540. Vie politique aux États-Unis
    POL3542. Vie politique en Europe occidentale
    POL3544. Vie politique en Afrique
    Or other approved course at the 2000-level or above

OR Five Political Science Courses in French taken on exchange or a letter of permission at a French-speaking university with the advanced approval of the department.

(c) two courses from Arts;
(d) two courses from Languages or Science;
(e) two courses from any area of study, excluding Social Sciences.
(f) GART-1500, GART-1510, SOSC-2500;
(g) FREN-1210, FREN-1220, FREN-2210, FREN-2220 and FREN-2700;
(h) one of FREN-2530, FREN-2600 or FREN-2830;
(i) three courses from any area of study, including Political Science;
(j) three courses from any area of study, excluding Political Science.

Courses used to calculate the major average are: course listed under requirements (a) and (b), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.

SUGGESTED PROGRAM SEQUENCING

Year 1 [Semester 1]
GART-1500. Effective Writing I
FREN-1210. French Language Training I [French]
POLS-1000. Introduction to Canadian Government and Politics
POLS-1300. Comparative Politics or POLS-1600. World Politics
One additional course

Year 1 [Semester 2]
GART-1510. Effective Writing II
FREN-1220. French Language Training II [French]
POLS-1300. Comparative Politics or POLS-1600. World Politics
Two additional courses

Year 2 [Semester 3]
SOSC-2500. Basic Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
FREN-2210. French Language Training III [French]
POLS-2055. Contemporary Canadian Political Issues [French]
POLS-2035. Quebec Politics and Society [French]
One additional course

Year 2 [Semester 4]
POLS-2750. Introduction to Research Methods
FREN-2220. French Language Training IV [French]
POLS-XXX. Political Science course (Note: POLS-2510 or POLS-2520 should be taken in Sem. 3, 4 or 5)
POLS-2045. Issues in Quebec Politics [French]
One additional course

Year 3 [Semester 5]
One of FREN-2530, FREN-2600 or FREN-2830 [French]
FREN-2700. Intro to Cultural Heritage of French Canada [French]
POLS-XXX. Political Science course (Note: POLS-2510 or POLS-2520 should be taken in Sem. 3, 4 or 5)
Two additional courses

Year 3 [Semester 6 –University of Ottawa] Five of:
    POL2507. Introduction à la pensée politique [French]
    POL3514. Vie politique en Asie [French]
    POL3525. Pouvoir municipal au Canada [French]
    POL3526. Les femmes et la politique [French]
    POL3533. Politique et medias [French]
    POL3540. Vie politique aux États-Unis [French]
    POL3542. Vie politique en Europe occidentale [French]
    POL3544. Vie politique en Afrique [French]
    Or other approved course at the 2000-level or above [French]

Year 4 [Semester 7]
POLS-XXX. Political Science course [3000-level]
POLS-XXX. Political Science course [3000-level]
Three additional courses

Year 4 [Semester 8]
POLS-XXX. Political Science course [4000-level]
POLS-XXX. Political Science course [4000-level]
POLS-XXX. Political Science course [4000-level]
Two additional courses


Honours Political Science with French Specialization and Thesis

Degree requirements:

Total courses: forty (40)
(a) University of Windsor [14 courses]:
    (i) POLS-1000, POLS-1300, POLS-1600 and POLS-2750;
    (ii) two of POLS-2035, POLS-2045 or POLS-2055 [French];
    (iii) one of POLS-2510 or POLS-2520 [to be taken in Semester 3,4 or 5]
    (iv) POLS-2700, POLS-4970 and POLS-4980
    (v) four additional Political Science courses, including at least two at the 3000-level and one other at the 4000-level.
(b) University of Ottawa [5 courses]:
    POL2507. Introduction à la pensée politique
    POL3514. Vie politique en Asie POL3525. Pouvoir municipal au Canada
    POL3526. Les femmes et la politique POL3533. Politique et medias
    POL3540. Vie politique aux États-Unis POL3542. Vie politique en Europe occidentale
    POL3544. Vie politique en Afrique Or other approved course at the 2000-level or above
    Or Five Political Science Courses in French taken on exchange or a letter of permission at a French-speaking university with the advanced approval of the department.
(c) two courses from Arts;
(d) two courses from Languages or Science;
(e) two courses from any area of study, excluding Social Sciences.
(f) GART-1500, GART-1510, SOSC-2500;
(g) FREN-1210, FREN-1220, FREN-2210, FREN-2220 and FREN-270;
(h) one of FREN-2530, FREN-2600 or FREN-2830
(i) three courses from any area of study, including Political Science
(j) three courses from any area of study, excluding Political Science.

Courses used to calculate the major average are: courses listed under requirements (a) and (b), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.

Students maintaining cumulative and major averages of 80% upon beginning semester 7 will complete an undergraduate thesis under the supervision of a faculty member in the department during semesters 7 and 8 of the program through successful completion of the courses POLS-4970 and POLS-4980.

Honours Law and Politics

Degree Requirements:

Total courses: forty.
(a) POLS-1000, POLS-1300, POLS-1600 and POLS-2750;
(b) one of POLS-2510 or POLS-2520 [should be taken in Semester 3, 4 or 5];
(c) two of POLS-2140, POLS-3140, POLS-3210, and POLS-3630;
(d) three of POLS-2010, POLS-2120, POLS-2200, POLS-2210, POLS-3090, POLS-3230, POLS-3240, and POLS-3260;
(e) ten additional Political Science courses, including at least two at the 3000-level and three at the 4000-level.
(f) two courses from Arts;
(g) two courses from Languages or Science;
(h) two courses from any area of study, excluding Social Sciences.
(i) GART-1500, GART-1510, SOSC-2500, PHIL-1600, and PHIL-2610;
(j) one of GART-2090 or PHIL-2210;
(k) two of PHIL-2260, HIST-2870, SACR-2620, WGST-3100, and WORK-2000;
(l) three courses from any area of study, including Political Science;
(m) three courses from any area of study, excluding Political Science.

Courses used to calculate the major average are: course listed under requirements (a) to (e), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.

Recommended Course Sequencing

Year 1 [Semester 1]
GART-1500. Effective Writing I
POLS-1000. Introduction to Canadian Government and Politics
POLS-1300. Comparative Politics or POLS-1600. World Politics
Two additional courses

Year 1 [Semester 2]
GART-1510. Effective Writing II
POLS-1300. Comparative Politics or POLS-1600. World Politics
POLS-XXX. Political Science course
Two additional courses

Year 2 [Semester 3]
SOSC-2500. Basic Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
POLS-XXX. Political Science course [Note: POLS-2510 or POLS-2520 should be taken in Sem. 3, 4 or 5]
POLS-XXX. Political Science course
PHIL-1600. Reasoning Skills
One additional course

Year 2 [Semester 4]
POLS-2750. Introduction to Research Methods
POLS-XXX. Political Science course [Note: POLS-2510 or POLS-2520 should be taken in Sem. 3, 4 or 5]
POLS-XXX. Political Science course
PHIL-2610. Informal Logic: Argumentation [prerequisite: PHIL-1600]
One additional course

Year 3 [Semester 5]
POLS-XXX. Political Science course [Note: POLS-2510 or POLS-2520 should be taken in Sem. 3, 4 or 5]
POLS-XXX. Political Science course
POLS-XXX. Political Science course
One additional course

Year 3 [Semester 6]
POLS-XXX. Political Science course
POLS-XXX. Political Science course
Three additional courses

Year 4 [Semester 7]
POLS-3XX. Political Science course
POLS-3XX. Political Science course
Three additional courses

Year 4 [Semester 8]
POLS-4XX. Political Science course
POLS-4XX. Political Science course
POLS-4XX. Political Science course
Two additional courses

Honours Law and Politics (with Thesis)

Degree requirements:

Total courses: forty
(a) POLS-1000, POLS-1300, POLS-1600, POLS-2700, POLS-2750, POLS-4970 and POLS-4980;
(b) one of POLS-2510 or POLS-2520 [should be taken in Semester 3, 4 or 5];
(c) two of POLS-2140, POLS-3140, POLS-3210, and POLS-3630;
(d) three of POLS-2010, POLS-2120, POLS-2200, POLS-2210, POLS-3090, POLS-3230, POLS-3240, and POLS-3260;
(e) seven additional Political Science courses, including at least two at the 3000-level and one other at the 4000-level.
(f) two courses from Arts;
(g) two courses from Languages or Science;
(h) two courses from any area of study, excluding Social Sciences.
(i) GART-1500, GART-1510, SOSC-2500, PHIL-1600, and PHIL-2610;
(j) one of GART-2090 or PHIL-2210;
(k) two of PHIL-2260, HIST-2870, SACR-2620, WGST-3100, and WORK-2000;
(l) three courses from any area of study, including Political Science;(m) three courses from any area of study, excluding Political Science

Courses used to calculate the major average are: courses listed under requirements (a) to (e), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.

Description of thesis option (if applicable): Students maintaining cumulative and major averages of 80% upon beginning semester 7 will complete an undergraduate thesis under the supervision of a faculty member in the department during semesters 7 and 8 of the program through successful completion of the courses POLS-4970 and POLS-4980.


Honours International Relations and Development Studies

General Information
Faculty teaching courses that fulfill the requirements for degree programs in International Relations are listed in the "Instructors" section for the areas of Political Science, Economics, History, Geography, Sociology, and Anthropology. The program in International Relations and Development Studies links courses in several areas of study in order to provide a broad understanding of the dynamics of global society and a useful preparation for a wide variety of careers relating to the international field. The program draws primarily upon the resources of Political Science, Economics, History, Sociology, and Anthropology. Beyond a common core of courses, students choose two concentrations. Experience has shown that this long-established and comprehensive program provides an excellent background for careers in diplomatic services, international institutions, internationally-oriented non-governmental organizations, journalism, banking, international business, teaching, and law. The Honours B.A. in International Relations and Development Studies is a challenging program. Students who persevere have found the rewards, especially in terms of future career prospects, to be worth the effort.

Degree Requirements:

Total courses: forty
(a) POLS-1000, POLS-1600, POLS-2640 or 267, POLS-2750, POLS-3540 or POLS-3550, POLS-3600, POLS-4610, POLS-4620;

(b) HIST-1230, HIST-1240;
(c) One of POLS-2510, POLS-2520 or POLS-3519
(d) Three of POLS-1300, POLS-2300, POLS-2320, POLS-2330, POLS-2410, POLS-2440, POLS-2450, POLS-2490, POLS-2600, POLS-2610, POLS-2670, POLS-2680;
(e) Two of POLS-3350, POLS-3460, POLS-3560, POLS-3610, POLS-3630, POLS-3650, POLS-3670, POLS-3720, POLS-4410, POLS-4640, POLS-4650
(f) SOSC-2500, ECON-1100 or ECON-2000, ECON-1110 or ECON-2010; (Students in Economics Concentration must take either ECON-1100 or ECON-1110);
(g) GART-1500, GART-1510;
(h) 10 courses (11 if language concentration is chosen) consisting of two of the concentrations listed below.
(i) Nine courses from any area of study (eight if a language concentration is chosen)

Courses used to calculate the major average are: courses listed under requirements (a) to (e), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.

Students must complete the requirements in any two of the following concentrations:
[Entry into some of the courses in these concentrations will require prerequisites, or in some cases instructor approval]
Please note that courses taken for one concentration or as part of the requirements (a) to (e) cannot be used in fulfilling the requirements for a different concentration.

Economics Concentration, consisting of five courses: ECON-2210, ECON-2310 and three of ECON-3100, ECON-3410, ECON-3500, ECON-3530, ECON-3730, ECON-3740, POLS-3550 (if not already taken as a requirement under (a) to (e).
History Concentration, consisting of five courses: five from HIST-2020, HIST-2100*, HIST-2110*, HIST-2120*, HIST-2180, HIST-2200, HIST-2430, HIST-2440, HIST-2720, HIST-3100*, HIST-3200, HIST-3210, HIST-3400*, HIST-3610, HIST-3630, HIST-4200, HIST-4620, HIST-4700
International Exchange Concentration, consisting of five courses: Any five courses in Political Science, Social Science or Law, from another university taken during a one semester international exchange organized through
the International Exchange Office during Semester 5 or 6.
Sociology Concentration, consisting of five courses: SACR-1100, and four of SACR-2270, SACR/WORK-3270, SACR-3330, SACR-3390, SACR-3400, SACR-3520,SACR-3750
Gender Concentration, consisting of five courses: five from WGST-1600, WGST-2200, POLS-2110 (or WGST-2110), WGST-2600 (or WORK-2600), HIST-3360, SACR-2040, SACR-2140, SACR-2150,SACR-3520, SACR-3530 (or WGST-3530), SACR-3540 (or WGST-3540) , SACR-4080, WGST-3400 (or HIST-3400), PHIL-2360
Geography and Globalization Concentration, consisting of five courses: POLS-2300 and four of MACS-4500/CMAF-4500, PHIL-3230, POLS-3350, POLS-4400, POLS-4650, SACR-2270, SACR-3750, and 53/WORK-2600.
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Concentration, consisting of five courses: POLS-2350,POLS-3650, and three of HIST-2100*, HIST-2110*, HIST-2120*, HIST-3100*, ARAB-2610, ARAB-2620, ARAB-3610, HIST-3100, HIST-4110.
Philosophy Concentration, consisting of five courses: one of PHIL-1100 or PHIL-1120 and four of PHIL-2220, PHIL-2260, PHIL-2270, PHIL-2380, PHIL-3230, PHIL-3300, and POLS-2510 or POLS-2520 (whichever not already taken under requirement (c))
Language Concentration,** consisting of six courses, at least four of which are from the same language:
French (designed for students with Grade 12 “U” French): FREN-1210 and FREN-1220 or FREN-1230, FREN-2210 and FREN-2220 or FREN-2230, FREN-2600, FREN-2700.
German (designed for students with no background in German): GRMN-1020***, GRMN-2020, GRMN-2600, GRMN-2610
Italian (designed for students with no background in Italian): ITLN-1020***, ITLN-2020, ITLN-2600, ITLN-2610.
Spanish (designed for students with no background in Spanish): SPAN-1020***, SPAN-2020, SPAN-2600, SPAN-2610.
Arabic (designed for students with no background in Arabic): ARAB-1100, ARAB-1110, ARAB-2100, ARAB-2110, ARAB-2610, ARAB-2620

*These courses will count for one concentration only.

**A flexible approach will be taken to accommodate students with different levels of linguistic competence at point of entry into the program.

***Double credit, counts as two courses


Honours International Relations and Development Studies (with Thesis)

Degree requirements:

Total courses: forty
(a) POLS-1000, POLS-1600, POLS-2640 or 2670, POLS-2700, POLS-2750, POLS-3540 or POLS-3550, POLS-3600, POLS-4610, POLS-4620, POLS-4970, POLS-4980(b) HIST-1230, HIST-1240;
(c) One of POLS-2510, POLS-2520 or POLS-3519;
(d) Three of POLS-1300, POLS-2300, POLS-2320, POLS-2330, POLS-2410, POLS-2440, POLS-2450, POLS-2490, POLS-2600, POLS-2610, POLS-2670, POLS-2680;
(e) Two of POLS-3460, POLS-3560, POLS-3610, POLS-3630, POLS-3650, POLS-3670, POLS-3720, POLS-4640, POLS-4650;
(f) SOSC-2500, ECON-1100 or ECON-2000, ECON-1110 or ECON-2010;
(Students in Economics Concentration must take either ECON-1100 or ECON-1110);
(g) GART-1500, GART-1510;
(h) 10 courses (11 if language concentration is chosen) consisting of two of the concentrations listed below.
(i) Six courses from any area of study (five if a language concentration is chosen)

Students must complete the requirements in any two of the following concentrations: [Entry into some of the courses in these concentrations will require prerequisites, or in some cases instructor approval] Please note that courses taken for one concentration or as part of the requirements (a) to (e) cannot be used in fulfilling the requirements for a different concentration.]

Economics Concentration, consisting of five courses: ECON-2210, ECON-2310 and three of ECON-3100, ECON-3410, ECON-3500, ECON-3530, ECON-3730, ECON-3740, POLS-3550 (if not already taken as a requirement under (a) to (e).
History Concentration, consisting of five courses: five from HIST-2020, HIST-2100*, HIST-2110*, HIST-2120*, HIST-2180, HIST-2200, HIST-2430, HIST-2440, HIST-2720, HIST-3100, HIST-3200, HIST-3210, HIST-3400*, HIST-3610, HIST-3630, HIST-4200, HIST-4620, HIST-4700
International Exchange Concentration, consisting of five courses: Any five courses in Political Science, Social Science or Law, from another university taken during a one semester international exchange organized through the International Exchange Office during Semester 5 or 6.
Sociology Concentration, consisting of five courses: SACR-1100, and four of SACR-2270, SACR/WORK-3270, SACR-3330, SACR-3390, SACR-3400, SACR-3520, SACR-3750
Gender Concentration, consisting of five courses: five from WGST-1600, WGST-2200, POLS-2110 (or WGST-2110), WGST-2600 (or WORK-2600), HIST-3360, SACR-2040, SACR-2140, SACR-2150, SACR-3520, SACR-3530 (or WGST-3530), SACR-3540 (or WGST-3540), SACR-4080, WGST-3400 (or HIST-3400), PHIL-2360
Geography and Globalization Concentration, consisting of five courses: POLS-2300 and four of ARHS-4500/CMAF-4500, PHIL-3230, POLS-3350, POLS-4400, POLS-4650, SACR-2270, SACR-3750, and WGST/WORK-2600.
Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies Concentration, consisting of five courses: POLS-2350, POLS-3650, and three of HIST-2100*, HIST-2110*, HIST-2120*, ARAB-2610, ARAB-2620, ARAB-3610, HIST-3100, HIST-4110.
Philosophy Concentration, consisting of five courses: one of PHIL-1100 or PHIL-1120 and four of PHIL-2220, PHIL-2260, PHIL-2270, PHIL-2380, PHIL-3230, PHIL-3300, and POLS-2510 or POLS-2520 (whichever not already taken under requirement (c))
Language Concentration**, consisting of six courses, at least four of which are from the same language:
· French (designed for students with Grade 12 “U” French): FREN-1210 and FREN-1220 or FREN-1230, FREN-2210 and FREN-2220 or FREN-2230, FREN-2600, FREN-2700.
· German (designed for students with no background in German): GRMN-1020***, GRMN-2020, GRMN-2600, GRMN-2610
· Italian (designed for students with no background in Italian): ITLN-1020***, ITLN-2020, ITLN-2600, ITLN-2610.
· Spanish (designed for students with no background in Spanish): SPAN-1020***, SPAN-2020, SPAN-2600, SPAN-2610.
· Arabic (designed for students with no background in Arabic): ARAB-1100, ARAB-1110, ARAB-2100, ARAB-2110, ARAB-2610, ARAB-2620

*These courses will count for one concentration only.**A flexible approach will be taken to accommodate students with different levels of linguistic competence at point of entry into the program.***Double credit, counts as two courses

Courses used to calculate the major average are: courses listed under requirements (a) to (e), and (h), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.

Students maintaining cumulative and major averages of 80% upon beginning semester 7 will complete an undergraduate thesis under the supervision of a faculty member in the department during semesters 7 and 8 of the program through successful completion of the courses POLS-4970 and POLS-4980.


Combined Honours Political Science Programs

Program Regulation:
Students in combined programs must complete all courses used to calculate the major average for both subject areas, and GART-1500 and GART-1510. They must also complete the degree requirements, in the order presented to a total of forty courses. Example: If the total course requirements add up to 43 once the requirements for the second subject area are included, the degree requirements are to be completed in the order presented, until the student reaches a total of 40 courses.

Degree Requirements:

Total courses: forty.
(a) POLS-1000, POLS-1300, POLS-1600, and POLS-2750; one of POLS-2510 or POLS-2520 [should be taken in Semester 3, 4 or 5]; and ten additional courses, including at least three at the 4000-level.
(b) Course requirements - Other Subject; courses used to calculate the major average in the other subject area, as prescibed by that area of study.
(c) GART-1500, GART-1510, SOSC-2500;
(d) two courses from Arts;
(e) two courses from Languages or Science;
(f) two courses from any area of study, excluding Social Sciences.
(g) additional courses from any area of study to a total of forty courses.

Courses used to calculate the major average are: courses listed under requirements (a) and (b), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.


Subfields (students are strongly encouraged to take at least one course from each subfield)

Canadian Politics
POLS-2010, POLS-2110, POLS-2130, POLS-2640
POLS-3090, POLS-3200, POLS-3230, POLS-3260
POLS-4110, POLS-4120

Comparative Politics
POLS-2320, POLS-2330, POLS-3350, POLS-2410, POLS-2440
POLS-4400, POLS-3460, POLS-3650, POLS-3670
POLS-4310, POLS-4340

International Relations and Development Studies
POLS-1709
POLS-2490, POLS-2670, POLS-2680
POLS-3540, POLS-3550, POLS-3560, POLS-3600, POLS-3630
POLS-4610, POLS-4620, POLS-4640, POLS-4650

Political Theory, Culture and Religion
POLS-2510, POLS-2520, POLS-2600, POLS-2610
POLS-3519, POLS-3720, POLS-3780, POLS-3790
POLS-4510

Public Administration, Law and Policy
POLS-2120, POLS-2140, POLS-2200, POLS-2210
POLS-3140, POLS-3210, POLS-3240, POLS-3610, POLS-3990
POLS-4210, POLS-4220, POLS-4920 and POLS-4920 (taken concurrently)

Combined Honours Political Science Programs with Thesis in Political Science

Degree requirements:

Total courses: forty
(a) POLS-1000, POLS-1300, POLS-1600, POLS-2700, POLS-2750, POLS-4970 and POLS-4980; one of POLS-2510 or POLS-2520 [should be taken in Semester 3, 4 or 5]; and seven additional courses, including at least one other at the 4000-level.
(b) Course requirements - Other Subject; courses used to calculate the major average in the other subject area, as prescribed by that area of study.
(c) GART-1500, GART-1510, SOSC-2500;
(d) two courses from Arts;
(e) two courses from Languages or Science;
(f) two courses from any area of study, excluding Social Sciences.
(g) additional courses from any area of study to a total of forty courses.

Courses used to calculate the major average are: courses listed under requirements (a) and (b), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.

Students maintaining cumulative and major averages of 80% upon beginning semester 7 will complete an undergraduate thesis under the supervision of a faculty member in the department during semesters 7 and 8 of the program through successful completion of the courses POLS-4970 and POLS-4980.



General Political Science for Hebei Law and Politics College Graduates - Degree Pathway Program

Admission Requirements
    (a) Academic standard
      Students shall complete the respective courses and earn the required credits at HPLC according to each specific program. Students with grade point average of 80% are eligible to be admitted to the University of Windsor Political Science program.
    (b) Language skills
      Students must provide certificate evidencing proficiency in English by one of the options below:
      TOEFL: a minimum of 560 on paper based, or 83 iBT with 20 for writing, 220 computer-based test with a T.W.E. 4.5 on the computer-based test
      IELTS: a minimum of 6.5 for undergraduate programs
      ELIP: 75% in level 3 in English Language Improvement Program administered by University of Windsor

Degree Requirements:

Total courses: 20 courses
(a) POLS-1000, POLS-1300 and POLS-1600;
(b) seven additional courses, including at least three at the 3000-level or above. (Note: students interested in switching to Honours Political Science should take SOSC-2500, POLS-2750, and one of POLS-2510 or POLS-2520)
(c) GART-1500, GART-1510;
(d) two courses from any area of study, including Political Science;
(e) two courses from any area of study, excluding Political Science.
(f) one courses from Arts;
(g) one courses from Languages or Science;
(h) two courses from any area of study, excluding Social Sciences.

Courses used to calculate the major average are: courses listed under requirements (a) and (b), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.

Recommended Course Sequencing

First Semester
GART-1500
POLS-1000
POLS-1300
Two additional courses

Second Semester
GART-1510
POLS-1600
One additional course from requirement (b)
Two additional courses

Third Semester
Three major requirements
One option requirement
One other requirement

Fourth Semester
Three major requirements
Two additional courses

Honours Political Science for Hebei Law and Politics College Graduates - Degree Pathway Program

Degree Requirements:

Total courses: 30 courses
(a) POLS-1000, POLS-1300, POLS-1600 and POLS-2750;
(b) one of POLS-2510 or POLS-2520 [should be taken in Semester 3, 4 or 5]
(c) eleven additional courses, including at least two at the 3000-level and three at the 4000-level.
(d) GART-1500, GART-1510;
(e) three courses from any area of study, including Political Science;
(f) three courses from any area of study, excluding Political Science.
(g) two courses from Arts;
(h) two courses from Languages or Science;
(i) two courses from any area of study, excluding Social Sciences.

Courses used to calcuate the major average are: courses listed under requirements (a) to (c), and any courses taken in the major area(s) of study.

Recommended Course Sequencing

First Semester
GART-1500
POLS-1000
POLS-1300
Two additional courses

Second Semester
GART-1510
POLS-1600
One additional course from requirement (b)
Two additional courses

Third Semester
POLS-2750
One additional course from requirement (b)
Two additional courses

Fourth Semester
POLS-2510 or POLS-2520
Two additional courses from requirement (b)
Two additional courses

Fifth Semester
One 4000 level major requirement
Two additional courses from requirement (b)
Two additional courses

Sixth Semester
Two 4000 level major requirements
Two additional courses from requirement (b)
One additional course


Certificate in Border Management and International Trade

Total courses: 8

Requirements: CBMI-3000, CBMI-3100, CBMI-3150, CBMI-3200, CBMI-3250, CBMI-3300, CBMI-3350, CBMI-3400.

Other Requirements: Students must demonstrate level of competency aligned with course/program learning outcomes on a pass/fail grade in accordance with relevant rubrics.

Information About the Certificate in Border Management and International Trade
The Certificate Program in Border Management and International Trade bridges the traditional disciplines and creates a distinctive learning environment that aims to address emerging trends in the global economy. Border management refers both to the execution of customs, security and immigration functions by government agencies and to the administration of customs and other trade compliance, cross-border supply chains security and cross-border movement of personnel by private sector firms. Career paths in Border Management and International Trade include service in border related government agencies; international trade professionals such as customs brokers/managers and freight forwarders; logistics analysts and managers, storage and distribution managers, supply chain managers and supply chain security specialists; and international sales and marketing managers. The skills acquired in this program will also help owners and managers of small and medium sized firms expand their markets across international borders.

In addition to the University of Windsor’s certificate, the program leads to professional certification by the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT) including a Level I Certificate (4 courses), Level II Certificate (8 courses) and the Certified International Trade Professional (8 courses plus one year of experience.) For details on FITT certification go to http://www.fitt.ca/home

New students (including mature students and professionals) apply via Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC).

For more information, please, contact: CROSSBORDER@uwindsor.ca

Course sequence
CBI Courses and Sequence -2015.pdf



Certificate in Law and Politics

Total courses: Ten

Requirements
a) POLS-1000, POLS-1600, and PHIL-1600 or PHIL-1620
b) Two of POLS-2140 , POLS-3140, POLS-3630
c) Five of ENGL-1001, PHIL-2210, PHIL-2260, SACR-2600, SACR-2620, HIST-2870, WGST-3100, WORK-2000, WORK-2180, POLS-2200, POLS-2210, INCS-2350, INCS-2360

Participation in careers counselling and community volunteer experience is strongly recommended.

Certificate in North American Studies

Total courses: ten

Requirements:
(a) POLS-1000, POLS-2320 , POLS-3350, POLS-4400, POLS-3550;
(b) Two of POLS-2640; POLS-2010; POLS-3610; POLS-4340; POLS-4650;
(c) Two of HIST-2430; HIST-2440; HIST-2470; HIST-2620; HIST-3490; HIST-3620; HIST-3630
(d) One of SACR-2280; SACR-3330; SACR-3390

Certificate in Public Administration

Total courses: ten.

Requirements:
(a) POLS-1000, POLS-2200, POLS-2210:
(b) ECON-1100 and ECON-1110;
(c) five of POLS-2120; POLS-2130; POLS-2140; POLS-2320; POLS-2750; POLS-3090; POLS-3140; POLS-3210; POLS-3230; POLS-3260; POLS-4110; POLS-4210; POLS-4220


Minor in Political Science

Requirements:
(a) POLS-1000;
(b) one of POLS-1300 or POLS-1600;
(c) four Political Science courses at the 2000 level or above.


Major and Minor Concentrations - Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Arts and Science (IAS)- Political Science

Major Concentration: 12 courses including

Maximum of two 1000-level courses in Political Science
(a) Must take either POLS-2510 or POLS-2520
(b) At least two 3000-level courses in Political Science
(c) At least three 4000-level course in Political Science

*Students are encouraged to take POLS-1000 and closely review prerequisites for other Political Science courses to ensure appropriate planning of their program of study.

Minor Concentration: 6 courses including,
(a) Maximum of two 1000-level courses in Political Science
(b) Must take either POLS-2510 or POLS-2520
(c) At least one 3000-level or 4000-level course in Political Science

*Students are encouraged to take POLS-1000 and closely review prerequisites for other Political Science courses to ensure appropriate planning of their program of study.