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Bachelor of Law & Politics

University of Windsor, Canada

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Next enrollment cycle

September 2022

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First Year Course Fee

USD 23,750

Course Accredited By

OUCQA

  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 7% scholarship

Beyond a reasonable doubt, this is an elite program popular with elite students who have an average of 85% or above. Focusing on the legal aspects of philosophy, history, criminology, sociology, politics, and government, there aren’t many other programs like it around. Use it to prepare for law school or an array of other careers. In this program you won’t just be a number. It’s a close-knit department where your professors will know your name.

  • Sample Courses: Introduction to Canadian Government and Politics, Comparative Politics, Legal Process in Canada, Reasoning Skills, Informal Logic: Argumentation
  • Career Tracks: Lawyer, legal consultant, government service official, law enforcement officer, policy analyst, graduate school

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2022
  • January 2023
  • May 2023
  • Course Requirements: English/ENG4U
  • Minimum Average: 85%
  • Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 86%

This Course is Available Honours 4-year program, Thesis Available


Honours Law and Politics
Degree Requirements
Total courses: forty (40)
(a) POLS-1000, POLS-1300, POLS-1600 and POLS-2750;


(b) one of POLS-2510 or POLS-2520 [should be taken in Semester 3, 4 or 5];


(c) POLS-2140 and POLS-3140;


(d) one of POLS-2680, POLS-3600, POLS-3620/PHIL-3230, or POLS-3630


(e) three of POLS-2010, POLS-2120, POLS-2200, POLS-2210, POLS-3090, POLS-3210, POLS-3230, POLS3240, and POLS-3260;


(f) nine additional Political Science courses, including at least three at the 4000-level;


(g) two courses from Arts;


(h) two courses from Languages or Science;


(i) two courses from any area of study, excluding Social Sciences;


(j) GART-1500, GART-1510, SOSC-2500, PHIL-1600, and PHIL-2610;


(k) one of GART-2090 or PHIL-2210;


(l) two of PHIL-2260, HIST-2870, SACR-2620, WGST-3100, and WORK-2000;


(m) three courses from any area of study, including Political Science;


(n) three courses from any area of study, excluding Political Science.


Courses used to calculate the major average are: course listed under requirements (a) to (f), and any
courses taken in the major area(s) of study.
Recommended Course Sequencing


Year 1 [Semester 1]

  • GART-1500. Effective Writing I
  • POLS-1000. Introduction to Canadian Government and Politics
  • POLS-1300. Comparative Politics or POLS-1600. World Politics
  • Two additional courses


Year 1 [Semester 2]

  • GART-1510. Effective Writing II
  • POLS-1300. Comparative Politics or POLS-1600. World Politics
  • POLS-XXXX. Political Science course
  • Two additional courses
  • Spring 2021 Undergraduate Calendar 176


Year 2 [Semester 3]

  • SOSC-2500. Basic Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
  • POLS-XXXX. Political Science course [Note: POLS-2510 or POLS-2520 should be taken in Sem. 3, 4 or 5]
  • POLS-XXXX. Political Science course
  • PHIL-1600. Reasoning Skills
  • One additional course


Year 2 [Semester 4]

  • POLS-2750. Introduction to Research Methods
  • POLS-XXXX. Political Science course [Note: POLS-2510 or POLS-2520 should be taken in Sem. 3, 4 or 5]
  • POLS-XXXX. Political Science course
  • PHIL-2610. Informal Logic: Argumentation [prerequisite: PHIL-1600]
  • One additional course


Year 3 [Semester 5]

  • POLS-XXXX. Political Science course [Note: POLS-2510 or POLS-2520 should be taken in Sem. 3, 4 or 5]
  • POLS-XXXX. Political Science course
  • POLS-XXXX. Political Science course
  • One additional course


Year 3 [Semester 6]

  • POLS-XXXX. Political Science course
  • POLS-XXXX. Political Science course
  • Three additional courses

Year 4 [Semester 7]

  • POLS-3XXX. Political Science course
  • POLS-3XXX. Political Science course
  • Three additional courses


Year 4 [Semester 8]

  • POLS-4XXX. Political Science course
  • POLS-4XXX. Political Science course
  • POLS-4XXX. Political Science course
  • Two additional courses
  • Program Type: Undergraduate
  • Major or Degree: Arts, Humanities, Soc Science
  • Course Load: Full Time
  • Fee Category: Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Term: Fall
  • Residence: Alumni Hall - Single in a 2 Bedroom Suite
  • Meal Plan: Full Meal Plan - moderate off campus flexibility.
  • Estimated Total = $ 10722.86
  • Base Tuition
  • Base Tuition - $ 2899.90 - Assessed each term
  • Coop - $ 455.00 - If applicable

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