Curriculum & Courses

Bachelor of Arts - Policy Studies Major

 

For full course descriptions, use the online Academic Calendar.

All students must meet the general graduation requirements for the Bachelor of Arts, in addition to the graduation requirements for the Psychology major.

Required courses:

  • ECON 1101 - Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON 1103 - Principles of Macroeconomics
  • ECON 2213 - Intermediate Economic Theory - Macroeconomics

  • ECON 2244 - Managerial Economics or
  • ECON 2211 - Intermediate Economic Theory - Microeconomics

  • ECON 2255 - Economics of the Public Sector
  • PLSC 1101 - Introduction to Government and Politics
  • PLSC 2231 - The Canadian State
  • PLSC 2259 - Comparative Government and Politics
  • PLSC 2287 - Introduction to International Relations
  • POST 2201 - Introduction to Public Policy
  • POST 2208 - Qualitative Research Methods
  • POST 2209 - Statistics and Methodology
  • POST 3303 - Federalism
  • POST 3305 - Interest Groups and Group Behaviour
  • POST 3030 - Policy Studies Internship
  • POST 4421 - International Economic Policy
  • POST 4431 - Managing and Implementing Public Policy
  • POST 4443 - Survey of Public and Private Law Principles
  • POST 5010 - Selected Topics in Policy Studies
  • POST 5020 - Integrative Professional Practice


Additional Courses

  • 10 General Education Courses
  • Six Elective Courses


Note

Policy Studies Major students must obtain a minimum grade of 2.00 (C) in all core courses.