Minor in Political Science

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Political Science, administered through the Department of Economics, Justice and Policy Studies, explores such concepts as right-centre-left, freedom, rights, justice, equality, democracy and the good life. Modern political science involves the systematic study of governmental power and authority and how these shape individuals, communities and nations.

Required courses:

  • PLSC 1101 - Introduction to Government and Politics
  • Seven additional PLSC courses, of which at least two must be at the 3000 or 4000 level and only three can be at the 1000 level.

Note: Students should be aware registration in senior level PLSC courses may require successful completion of specific PLSC courses at the 1000, 2000, and/or 3000 level.