Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2010/2011
Canadian Excellence

Political Science

Honours BA and Minor:

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Faculty

Full-Time Faculty

 
Course Offerings
Course #TitleCredits
PO110 Introduction to Modern Politics: The State 0.5
PO111 Introduction to Modern Politics: Structures and Processes of Government 0.5
PO210 Introduction to Law [1] 0.5
PO217 Introductory Methods in Political Science I 0.5
PO218 Introductory Methods in Political Science II 0.5
PO220 Comparative Politics in Developing Countries 0.5
PO221 Comparative Politics in Industrialized Countries [2] 0.5
PO225 Government and Politics in the United States I 0.5
PO226 Government and Politics in the United States II 0.5
PO231 Introduction to World Politics I 0.5
PO232 Introduction to World Politics II 0.5
PO235 Political Thought from the Greeks to the 18th Century 0.5
PO236 Political Thought from the Enlightenment to Marxism 0.5
PO240 Introduction to Political Behaviour [3] 0.5
PO263 Politics and Government in Canada 0.5
PO264 The Practice of Politics in Canada 0.5
PO301 North American Integration 0.5
PO310 Special Topics I 0.5
PO311 Special Topics II 0.5
PO312 The Politics of Cities and Regions in Canada [4] 0.5
PO313 Canadian Provincial Politics [5] 0.5
PO315 Politics and Society in Contemporary Québec [6] 0.5
PO316 Environment and Natural Resource Politics in Canada [7] 0.5
PO318 The Reality of Democracy in Latin America 0.5
PO319 African Politics 0.5
PO320 Women, Gender and Politics [8] 0.5
PO321 Global Political-Military Issues [9] 0.5
PO323 Modern Diplomacy 0.5
PO326 The Global Politics of Human Displacement and Refugees [10] 0.5
PO327 Peace and Reconstruction 0.5
PO329 Trade Policy 0.5
PO330 International Political Economy 0.5
PO331 Theories of International Politics 0.5
PO332 Global Governance 0.5
PO333 International Law 0.5
PO334 Foreign Policy Analysis 0.5
PO335 Selected Themes in Political Thought 0.5
PO345 Canadian Public Policy [11] 0.5
PO349 Political Communication 0.5
PO350 Theories of Justice 0.5
PO351 Corruption, Scandal and Political Ethics 0.5
PO360 Canadian Mass Politics [12] 0.5
PO370 The Political Economy of Eastern Asia 0.5
PO371 The Constitution and Judicial Politics in Canada [13] 0.5
PO372 Political Approaches to Culture and Religion in Canada [14] 0.5
PO373 Aboriginal Politics and the Canadian State [15] 0.5
PO374 Conflict and Unity in Canadian Federalism [16] 0.5
PO424 American Political Controversies 0.5
PO431 The State and Nation in Canada [17] 0.5
PO432 Canadian Democracy [18] 0.5
PO433 Issues and Policy-making in Canada [19] 0.5
PO440 Readings in 20th Century Political Thought 0.5
PO452 Political Parties [20] 0.5
PO459 Politics and Governance beyond the State 0.5
PO465 Seminar on Politics and the Media 0.5
PO466 Elections and the Political Order [21] 0.5
PO467 Public Opinion [22] 0.5
PO470 Canada and the Global South 0.5
PO471 Issues in Third World Politics 0.5
PO475 Seminar in International Political Economy 0.5
PO478 Social Science Theories 1.0
PO481 Comparative Ethnic Politics 0.5
PO482 Canada, the US and the UN: Multilateral Cooperation in a One Super-Power World 0.5
PO485 The Global Environment 0.5
PO486 Theories of International Relations 0.5
PO490 Seminar in Peace and Reconstruction 0.5
PO491 International Human Rights 0.5
PO492 Comparative Genocide Studies 0.5
PO493 Human Rights and Retrospective Justice 0.5
PO494 Conflict-Sensitive Programming in Fragile States [23] 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 Revisions April 12, 2010: Deletion of NO210/PO201, PO211, PO317, PO336, PO342, PO343, PO344, PO346, PO347, PO453, PO454, PO455, PO483; effective September 1, 2010.

  1. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO210 Number, description, exclusion and prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2010.

  2. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO221 Description revised; effective September 1, 2010.

  3. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO240 Title and description revised; effective September 1, 2010.

  4. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO312 Title, description and prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2010.

  5. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO313 Number, description, exclusion and prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2010.

  6. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO315/NO315 Title, number, description and prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2010.

  7. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO316 Title, description and exclusion revised; effective September 1, 2010.

  8. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO320 Title, description, exclusion and prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2010.

  9. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO321 New course; effective September 1, 2010.

  10. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO326 New course; effective September 1, 2010.

  11. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO345 Title, description and prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2010.

  12. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO360 Title, description and prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2010.

  13. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO371 New course; effective September 1, 2010.

  14. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO372 New course; effective September 1, 2010.

  15. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO373 New course; effective September 1, 2010.

  16. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO374 New course; effective September 1, 2010.

  17. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO431 New course; effective September 1, 2010.

  18. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO432 New course; effective September 1, 2010.

  19. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO433 New course; effective September 1, 2010.

  20. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO452 Prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2010.

  21. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO466 Prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2010.

  22. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO467 Prerequisite revised; effective September 1, 2010.

  23. Senate Revision April 12, 2010: PO494 New course; effective September 1, 2010.