Course Offerings by Discipline

Canadian Politics and Government

POLS 1100: Introduction to Political Science
POLS 2140: Law and Society
POLS 2102: The Basics of Canadian Politics and Government
POLS 2105: Canadian Political Values
POLS 2112: Mi’kmaq Government
POLS 2116: Government-Business Relations in Canada
POLS 2121: The Politics of Social Division: Race, Gender, and Class
POLS 2104: Human Rights in Canada
POLS 3101: Canadian Government and Constitution
POLS 3107: Provincial Government
POLS 3106: The Charter of Rights and Civil Liberties
POLS 3103: Local Government in Canada
POLS 3104: Issues in Canadian Local Government
POLS 3105: The Future of Work in Canada: The Challenges Facing Young Canadians
POLS 3110: Aboriginal and Treaty Rights in the Canadian Constitution
POLS 3143: Canadian Government and Administrative Law
POLS 4100: Seminar in Canadian Politics
POLS 4100: Seminar in Public Policy
POLS 3701/3703: Directed Independent Study, Junior Level
POLS 4900: Honours Thesis
POLS 4800: Directed Independent Study, Senior Level

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Public Administration and Public Policy

POLS 2110: Introduction to Canadian Public Administration
POLS 2111: The New Social Media: Politics and Communication in the 21stCentury
POLS 2113: Public Opinion and the Media
POLS 2114: Scandals, Corruption and Lies: Power, Politics and Morality
POLS 2115: Family Policies in Canada
POLS 2117: Children’s Rights
POLS 2143: Issues in Criminal Justice and Public Policy
POLS 3111: Canadian Public Administration: Financial Management, Personal Administration
POLS 3114: Restructuring in the Canadian Public Sector
POLS 3115: Introduction to Policy Studies
POLS 4110: Seminar in Public Policy
POLS 3701/3703: Directed Independent Study, Junior Level
POLS 4900: Honours Thesis
POLS 4800: Directed Independent Study, Senior Level

Comparative Politics

POLS 2120: An Introduction to United States Government and Policy
POLS 2121: The Politics of Social Division: Race, Gender, and Class
POLS 2134: South of the Border: Canadian, U.S. and Latin American Relations
POLS 2135: Rich Nations and Poor Nations: The Impact of Globalization
POLS 3121: Leaders and Leadership
POLS 3123: Revolution and Resistance
POLS 3137: The Politics of Natural Resources
POLS 3701/3703: Directed Independent Study, Junior Level
POLS 4900: Honours Thesis
POLS 4800: Directed Independent Study, Senior Level

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International Relations

POLS 2131: Terrorism, Security Policy and New World (Dis)Order
POLS 2133: War and Peace
POLS 2134: South of the Border: Canadian, U.S., and Latin American Relations
POLS 2135: Rich Nations and Poor Nations: The Impact of Globalization
POLS 2136: International Politics of the Environment
POLS 3131: The United Nations: Origins, Structure, and Development
POLS 3133: The United Nations: Its Role in International Affairs
POLS 3136: Human Rights: International Dimensions
POLS 3137: The Politics of Natural Resources
POLS 3130: International Politics in a Changing World
POLS 4130: Seminar in International Relations
POLS 3701/3703: Directed Independent Study, Junior Level
POLS 4900: Honours Thesis
POLS 4800: Directed Independent Study, Senior Level

Law and Policy

POLS 2140: Law and Society
POLS 2141: Criminal Justice
POLS 2143: Issues in Criminal Justice and Public Policy
POLS 2144: Famous Trials: The Administration of Justice
POLS 3110: Aboriginal and Treaty Rights in the Canadian Constitution
POLS 3134: An Introduction to International Law
POLS 3135: An Introduction to Cases in International Law
POLS 3141: Canadian Courts and Court Management
POLS 3143: Canadian Government and Administrative Law
POLS 3113: Issues in Children’s Rights
POLS 3701/3703: Directed Independent Study, Junior Level
POLS 4900: Honours Thesis
POLS 4800: Directed Independent Study, Senior Level

Political Thought and Philosophy

POLS 2105: Canadian Political Values
POLS 3151: Introduction to Political Thought
POLS 3153: In Search of the Just Society
POLS 3701: Directed Independent Study, Junior Level
POLS 4900: Honours Thesis
POLS 4800: Directed Independent Study, Senior Level

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Research Methodology

POLS 2161: Understanding Political Science Research
POLS 2160: Qualitative Research Methods in Social Science
POLS 2162: Quantitative Research Methods and Statistics in Social Science

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