Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Political Science

Honours BA and Minor:

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Faculty

Full-Time Faculty

 
Course Offerings
Course #TitleCredits
PO110 Introduction to Modern Politics: The State 0.5
PO111 Introduction to Modern Politics: Structures and Processes of Government 0.5
PO210 Introduction to Law 0.5
PO217 Introductory Methods in Political Science I 0.5
PO218 Introductory Methods in Political Science II 0.5
PO220 Comparative Politics in Developing Countries 0.5
PO221 Comparative Politics in Industrialized Countries 0.5
PO225 Government and Politics in the United States I 0.5
PO226 Government and Politics in the United States II 0.5
PO231 Introduction to World Politics I [1] 0.5
PO232 Introduction to World Politics II [2] 0.5
PO235 Political Thought from the Greeks to the 18th Century 0.5
PO236 Political Thought from the Enlightenment to Marxism 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
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 [3] 0.5
PO322 Contemporary Security Issues [4] 0.5
PO323 Modern Diplomacy 0.5
PO326 The Global Politics of Human Displacement and Refugees 0.5
PO327 Peace and Reconstruction 0.5
PO329 The Politics of Trade 0.5
PO330 International Political Economy [5] 0.5
PO332 Global Governance [6] 0.5
PO333 International Law 0.5
PO334 Foreign Policy Analysis [7] 0.5
PO335 Selected Themes in Political Thought 0.5
PO345 Canadian Public Policy 0.5
PO349 Political Communication [8] 0.5
PO350 Theories of Justice 0.5
PO351 Corruption, Scandal and Political Ethics 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 Aboriginal Politics and the Canadian State 0.5
PO374 Conflict and Unity in Canadian Federalism 0.5
PO420 The Politics of Social Policy in an Era of Globalization [9] 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 [10] 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
PO482 Canada, the United States and the UN [11] 0.5
PO485 The Global Environment 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 Revisions March 3, 2011: PO331, PO475, PO493 deleted; effective September 1, 2011.

  1. Senate Revision March 3, 2011: PO231 Description revised; effective September 1, 2011.

  2. Senate Revision March 3, 2011: PO232 Description revised; effective September 1, 2011.

  3. Senate Revision March 3, 2011: PO321 Prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2011.

  4. Senate Revision March 3, 2011: PO322 New course; effective September 1, 2011. 

  5. Senate Revision March 3, 2011: PO330 Description and prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2011.

  6. Senate Revision March 3, 2011: PO332 Description and prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2011.

  7. Senate Revision March 3, 2011: PO334 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2011.

  8. Senate Revision March 3, 2011: PO349 Exclusion deleted; effective September 1, 2011. 

  9. Senate Revision March 3, 2011: PO420 New course; effective September 1, 2011. 

  10. Senate Revision March 3, 2011: PO465 Exclusions deleted; effective September 1, 2011. 

  11. Senate Revision March 3, 2011: PO482 Title and prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2011.