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Political Science

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Political Science major

This section specifies the major discipline requirements only. Information on additional Bachelor of Arts requirements begins in this section and includes the requirements for declaring a major. Please check the Bachelor of Arts residency section of the calendar for how many upper-level credits must be completed at UFV in order to graduate with this program.

Lower-level requirements: 18-19 credits

Course Title Credits
POSC 110 Introduction to Canadian Politics 3
POSC 120 Ideology and Politics 3
POSC 230 Comparative Politics 3
POSC 260 International Relations and Global Politics 3
One of: 3-4
STAT 104 Introductory Statistics
STAT 106 Statistics I
PSYC 110 Applied Statistical Analysis in Psychology
Plus:
Three additional lower-level credits in Political Science 3

Upper-level requirements: 30 credits

Course Title Credits
POSC 300 Research Methods and Approaches in Political Science 3
POSC 311 Power, Knowledge, and Order: Early Western Political Thought 3
POSC 312 Order, Liberty, and Equality: Western Political Thought from the 17th Century to 1900 3
One of: 3
POSC 410 Seminar in Canadian Politics
POSC 420 Seminar in Political Theory
POSC 430 Seminar in Comparative Politics
POSC 460 Seminar in International Relations
Plus:
18 additional upper-level credits in Political Science 18

Note 1: Students can apply a maximum of one Directed Studies course (three credits from POSC 490, 491, 492, 493, or 494) towards the Political Science major.

Note 2: Students may substitute up to three upper-level Political Science credits with the following courses: PHIL 310, PSYC 368, or CRIM 335.


Political Science extended minor

This section specifies the extended minor discipline requirements only. Information on additional Bachelor of Arts requirements begins in this section and includes the requirements for declaring an extended minor. Please check the Bachelor of Arts residency section of the calendar for how many upper-level credits must be completed at UFV in order to graduate with this program.

Lower-level requirements: 15 credits

15 credits from 100/200-level Political Science courses, including POSC 110, 120, 230, and 260.

Upper-level requirements: 15 credits

At least 15 credits from 300/400-level Political Science courses.

Note: Students can apply a maximum of one Directed Studies course (three credits from POSC 490, 491, 492, 493, or 494) towards the Political Science extended minor.


Political Science minor

This section specifies the minor discipline requirements only. Information on additional Bachelor of Arts requirements begins in this section and includes the requirements for declaring a minor.

Lower-level requirements: 9 credits

POSC 110 and six 100/200-level Political Science credits from POSC 100, 120, 230, or 260.

Upper-level requirements: 15 credits

At least 15 credits from 300/400-level Political Science courses.

Note: Students can apply a maximum of one Directed Studies course (three credits from POSC 490, 491, 492, 493, or 494) towards the Political Science minor.


Course listings

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