Programs Structure

The Department of Political Science offers several paths to a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Arts Community Studies (BACS) degree:

  • Three year Concentration Program
  • Three year General Program
    • Political Science in a three-year Arts Degree
  • The Four Year Major Programs
    • Political Science in a four-year Arts Degree
  • BA Honours Program
    • Political Science in a four-year Honours Degree
    • Joint Diploma in Public Administration and Management through the Shannon School of Business
    • Courses can also be used as a minor or electives.

Another option is to arrange your political science courses so that you acquire the Certificate in Public Administration with a particular concentration. The specializations are:

  • Law and Policy Studies
  • International Studies
  • Aboriginal Affairs
  • Municipal Government

Please note the Certificate and Diploma can be taken as part of your degree program or as stand-alone programs.

Please find Political Science Department Regulations under Bachelor of Arts under The School of Arts and Social Sciences in CBU’s Academic Calendar for specific program requirements.

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