Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2014/2015
Canadian Excellence

Political Science

Honours BA, Combined BA, Options and Minors:

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Faculty

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Course Offerings
Course # Title Credits
PO101 Politics Within Borders [1] 0.5
PO102 Politics Beyond Borders [2] 0.5
PO210 Introduction to Law [3] 0.5
PO212 Law and Politics in Multicultural Democracies [4] 0.5
PO217 Asking Questions in Political Science: An Introduction to Research [5] 0.5
PO218 Answering Questions in Political Science: Research in Practice [6] 0.5
PO220 Poverty and Inequality in the Global South [7] 0.5
PO221 States, Citizens and Identity in Comparative Perspective 0.5
PO225 U.S. Government I: The Polarization of American Politics [8] 0.5
PO226 U.S. Government II: The Dysfunction of the American Political Process [9] 0.5
PO231 Introduction to World Politics I 0.5
PO232 Introduction to World Politics II 0.5
PO240 Introduction to Political Behaviour 0.5
PO263 Politics and Government in Canada 0.5
PO264 The Practice of Politics in Canada 0.5
PO280 Big Debates in Modern Political Thought [10] 0.5
PO281 Pathways to Modern Politics [11] 0.5
PO301 North American Integration 0.5
PO310 Special Topics I 0.5
PO311 Special Topics II 0.5
PO312 The Politics of Cities and Regions in Canada 0.5
PO313 Canadian Provincial Politics 0.5
PO315 Politics and Society in Contemporary Québec 0.5
PO316 Environment and Natural Resource Politics in Canada 0.5
PO318 The Reality of Democracy in Latin America 0.5
PO319 African Politics 0.5
PO320 Women, Gender and Politics 0.5
PO321 Global Political-Military Issues 0.5
PO322 Contemporary Security Issues [12] 0.5
PO323 Modern Diplomacy 0.5
PO326 The Global Politics of Human Displacement and Refugees [13] 0.5
PO327 Peace and Reconstruction 0.5
PO329 The Politics of Trade 0.5
PO330 International Political Economy 0.5
PO332 Global Governance 0.5
PO333 International Law 0.5
PO334 Foreign Policy Analysis 0.5
PO345 Canadian Public Policy 0.5
PO347 Canadian Public Administration [14] 0.5
PO349 Political Communication 0.5
PO350 Theories of Justice [15] 0.5
PO351 Corruption, Scandal and Political Ethics [16] 0.5
PO360 Canadian Mass Politics 0.5
PO370 The Political Economy of Eastern Asia 0.5
PO371 The Constitution and Judicial Politics in Canada 0.5
PO372 Political Approaches to Culture and Religion in Canada 0.5
PO373 Indigenous Peoples and the Canadian State [17] 0.5
PO374 Conflict and Unity in Canadian Federalism 0.5
PO420 The Politics of Social Policy in an Era of Globalization 0.5
PO424 American Political Controversies 0.5
PO431 The State and Nation in Canada 0.5
PO432 Canadian Democracy 0.5
PO433 Issues and Policy-making in Canada 0.5
PO440 Readings in 20th Century Political Thought 0.5
PO452 Political Parties 0.5
PO459 Politics and Governance beyond the State 0.5
PO465 Seminar on Politics and the Media 0.5
PO466 Elections and the Political Order 0.5
PO467 Public Opinion 0.5
PO470 Canada and the Global South 0.5
PO471 Issues in Third World Politics 0.5
PO478 Social Science Theories 1.0
PO481 Comparative Ethnic Politics 0.5
PO486 Theories of International Relations 0.5
PO494 Conflict-Sensitive Programming in Fragile States 0.5
PO496 Advanced Research Methods 0.5
PO497 Special Topics I 0.5
PO498 Special Topics II 0.5
PO499 Directed Studies 0.5
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

Senate Revision April 15, 2014: PO110, PO111, PO235, PO236, PO482, PO485 deleted; effective September 1, 2014.
Senate Revision May 28, 2014: North American Studies combined specialization and minors merged with Political Science Department programs; effective July 1, 2014.

  1. Senate Revision April 15, 2014: PO101 New course; effective September 1, 2014.

  2. Senate Revision April 15, 2014: PO102 New course; effective September 1, 2014.

  3. Senate Revision April 15, 2014: PO210 Prerequisite changed; effective September 1, 2014.

  4. Senate Revision April 15, 2014: PO212 New course; effective September 1, 2014.

  5. Senate Revision April 15, 2014: PO217 Title and description changed; effective September 1, 2014.

  6. Senate Revision April 15, 2014: PO218 Title and description changed; effective September 1, 2014.

  7. Senate Revision April 15, 2014: PO220 Title and description changed; effective September 1, 2014.

  8. Senate Revision April 15, 2014: PO225 Title and description changed; effective September 1, 2014.

  9. Senate Revision April 15, 2014: PO226 Title and description changed; effective September 1, 2014.

  10. Senate Revision April 15, 2014: PO280 New course; effective September 1, 2014.

  11. Senate Revision April 15, 2014: PO281 New course; effective September 1, 2014.

  12. Senate Revision April 15, 2014: PO322 Prerequisite changed; effective September 1, 2014.

  13. Senate Revision April 15, 2014: PO326 Prerequisite changed; effective September 1, 2014.

  14. Senate Revision April 15, 2014: PO347 New course; effective September 1, 2014.

  15. Senate Revision April 15, 2014: PO350 Prerequisite changed; effective September 1, 2014.

  16. Senate Revision April 15, 2014: PO351 Prerequisite changed; effective September 1, 2014.

  17. Senate Revision April 15, 2014: PO373 Title, description and prerequisite changed; effective September 1, 2014.