Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2015/2016
Canadian Excellence

Political Science

Honours BA, Combined BA, Options and Minors:

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Faculty

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Course Offerings
Course #TitleCredits
PO101 Politics Within Borders 0.5
PO102 Politics Beyond Borders 0.5
PO209 Legal Writing [1] 0.5
PO210 Introduction to Law [2] 0.5
PO212 Law and Politics in Multicultural Democracies 0.5
PO217 Asking Questions in Political Science: An Introduction to Research [3] 0.5
PO218 Answering Questions in Political Science: Research in Practice [4] 0.5
PO220 Poverty and Inequality in the Global South 0.5
PO221 States, Citizens and Identity in Comparative Perspective 0.5
PO225 U.S. Government I: The Polarization of American Politics 0.5
PO226 U.S. Government II: The Dysfunction of the American Political Process 0.5
PO231 Politics in an Insecure World [5] 0.5
PO232 Markets, Money and International Politics [6] 0.5
PO240 Introduction to Political Behaviour 0.5
PO245 The Art and Science of Policy Design [7] 0.5
PO263 Politics and Government in Canada 0.5
PO264 The Practice of Politics in Canada 0.5
PO280 Big Debates in Modern Political Thought 0.5
PO281 Pathways to Modern Politics 0.5
PO288 Political Science from Abroad [8] 1.0
PO301 Drugs, Guns and Trucks: Commerce and Contraband Across North America [9] 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 Policy at the Political-Military Nexus [10] 0.5
PO322 Contemporary Security Issues 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 0.5
PO331 The Law of Modern Conflict [11] 0.5
PO332 Global Governance 0.5
PO333 International Law [12] 0.5
PO334 Foreign Policy Analysis 0.5
PO344 Writing for Politics and Policy [13] 0.5
PO345 Canadian Public Policy 0.5
PO347 Canadian Public Administration 0.5
PO349 Political Communication 0.5
PO350 Theories of Justice [14] 0.5
PO351 Corruption, Scandal and Political Ethics 0.5
PO360 Citizen Politics [15] 0.5
PO370 The Political Economy of Eastern Asia [16] 0.5
PO371 The Constitution and Judicial Politics in Canada 0.5
PO373 Indigenous Peoples and the Canadian State 0.5
PO374 Conflict and Unity in Canadian Federalism 0.5
PO380 Canadian Labour Politics and Law [17] 0.5
PO389 Special Topics in Legal Studies [18] 0.5
PO420 The Politics of Social Policy in an Era of Globalization 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 [19] 0.5
PO459 Politics and Governance beyond the State 0.5
PO465 Media Analysis for Politics and Policy in a Digital Age [20] 0.5
PO466 Interpreting and Understanding Elections [21] 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
PO486 Theories of International Relations 0.5
PO487 The Study of Terrorism in Context [22] 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 Deletion May 28, 2015: PO372 deleted; effective date September 1, 2015.

  1. Senate Addition April 15, 2015: PO209 New course; effective September 1, 2015.

  2. Senate Addition April 15, 2015: PO210 Exclusion change; effective September 1, 2015.

  3. Senate Revision April 15, 2015: PO217 Course description change; effective September 1, 2015.

  4. Senate Revision April 15, 2015: PO218 Course description change; effective September 1, 2015.

  5. Senate Revision April 15, 2015: PO231 Title change; effective September 1, 2015.

  6. Senate Revision April 15, 2015: PO232 Title change; effective September 1, 2015.

  7. Senate Addition May 28, 2015: PO245 New course; effective date September 1, 2015.

  8. Senate Addition April 15, 2015: PO288 New course; effective September 1, 2015.

  9. Senate Revision April 15, 2015: PO301/NO301 Title, Course description change and exclusion deletion; effective September 1, 2015.

  10. Senate Revision May 28, 2015: PO321 Title and description change; effective date September 1, 2015.

  11. Senate Addition April 15, 2015: PO331 New course; effective September 1, 2015.

  12. Senate Addition April 15, 2015: PO333 Exclusion addition; effective September 1, 2015.

  13. Senate Addition April 15, 2015: PO344 New course; effective September 1, 2015.

  14. Senate Deletion May 28, 2015: PO350 Exclusion deleted; effective date September 1, 2015.

  15. Senate Revision April 15, 2015: PO360 Title and course description change; effective September 1, 2015.

  16. Senate Revision April 15, 2015: PO370 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2015.

  17. Senate Addition April 15, 2015: PO380 New course; effective September 1, 2015.

  18. Senate Addition April 15, 2015: PO389 New course; effective September 1, 2015.

  19. Senate Revision April 15, 2015: PO452 Course description change; effective September 1, 2015.

  20. Senate Revision April 15, 2015: PO465 Title and course description change; effective September 1, 2015.

  21. Senate Revision April 15, 2015: PO466 Title, Course description and prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2015.

  22. Senate Addition April 15, 2015: PO487 New course; effective September 1, 2015.