Academic Calendar

Political Science Major

Total credits required for major – 42 to 60 credits with a minimum of 36 senior-level credits.

A minimum of 12 credits at the 300-level.

A minimum of six credits must be at the 400-level, including POLS 490.

POLS 221, POLS 261 and POLS 263 cannot be used to fulfill the senior-level POLS requirement.

Course ID Course Name Credits
Specific Major Requirements
POLS 101Introduction to Politics3
POLS 200Comparative Political Systems3
POLS 214History of Political Thought I3
POLS 215History of Political Thought II3
POLS 224Canadian National Government I3
POLS 225Canadian National Government II3
POLS 264Introduction to Global Politics I3
POLS 265Introduction to Global Politics II3
POLS 490Advanced Study in Political Science3
General Major Requirements
Select 15 to 33 credits from junior-or senior-level POLS15-33
Total Credits42-60