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BA (Honours) in Political Science

University of Windsor, Canada


Next enrollment cycle

September 2023

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First Year Course Fee

USD 23,750

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  • 4 Years
  • On Campus
  • Undergraduate
  • Degree
  • Up to 7% scholarship
Get behind the headlines and learn how political power really works. Our political science program introduces you to political, economic, social, and environmental issues in Canada and around the world. We offer a great mentorship program, opportunities to do research with faculty, and the ability to complete an internship in fourth year.

Our active and engaged department is home to the Political Science Society, the Model UN Club, and arranges an annual trip to Europe through the EU Study Abroad course.

  • Sample Courses: Introduction to Canadian Government and Politics, World Politics, Political Geography, Political Economics of Agriculture and Food, International Organizations
  • Career Tracks: Lawyer, local, provincial, or federal government, government service official, public policy analyst, business advisor, public relations officer, journalist, graduate school, lobbyist and think tank researcher

Enrollment Cycles

  • September 2023
  • January 2024
  • May 2024
  • Course Requirements: English/ENG4U
  • Minimum Average: 70%
  • Mean Average (Entering Fall 2019): 77%

This Course is Available General 3-year program, Honours 4-year program, Thesis Available and Combined Honours programs available


  • POLS-1000. Introduction to Canadian Government and Politics
  • POLS-1300. Comparative Politics in a Changing World
  • POLS-1600. Introduction to International Relations
  • POLS-1709. Introduction to Diaspora Studies: There's No Place Like Home
  • POLS-2010. Current Issues in Canadian Politics
  • POLS-2015. From University to Work
  • POLS-2035. Quebec Politics and Society [French]
  • POLS-2045. Issues in Quebec Politics [French]
  • POLS-2055. Contemporary Canadian Political Issues [French]
  • POLS-2110. Women and Politics
  • POLS-2120. Environmental Policy and Politics
  • POLS-2130. Public Opinion, Mass Media and Canadian Democracy
  • POLS-2140. Legal Process in Canada
  • POLS-2200.Introduction to Public Administration
  • POLS-2210. Canadian Public Administration and Policy
  • POLS-2220. Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy
  • POLS-2300. Space, Place, and Scale: Foundations of Human Geography
  • POLS-2320. Government and Politics of the United States
  • POLS-2330. Politics of the Developing World
  • POLS-2350. Government and Politics in the Middle East
  • POLS-2410. Contemporary African Politics
  • POLS-2440. Government and Politics in Europe
  • POLS-2450. Contemporary Issues in International Relations
  • POLS-2480. The Political Economy of Mass Media
  • POLS-2490. Political Economy of Agriculture and Food
  • POLS-2510. Classical Political Thought
  • POLS-2520. Modern Political Thought
  • POLS-2550. The Politics of Music
  • POLS-2600. Politics, History, and Asian Religions
  • POLS-2610. Politics, History, and Western Religions
  • POLS-2640. Introduction to Canadian Foreign Policy
  • POLS-2670. Strategic Studies
  • POLS-2680. International Organizations
  • POLS-2700. Information Searching and Analysis
  • POLS-2880. Selected Topics: Current Political Issues
  • POLS-3090. Canadian Provincial Government
  • POLS-3140. Constitutional Law and Politics in Canada
  • POLS-3190. Social Pathologies
  • POLS-3200. Political Parties and Elections
  • POLS-3210. The Legislative Process
  • POLS-3230. Government and Business
  • POLS-3240. Public Infrastructure
  • POLS-3260. Local Government
  • POLS-3350. Political Geography
  • POLS-3460. Asian Government and Politics
  • POLS-3519. Topics in Political Thought
  • POLS-3540. Political Problems of Economic Development
  • POLS-1600 or consent of instructor.)
  • POLS-3550. Political Economy of International Trade
  • POLS-3560. Theories of International Political Economy
  • POLS-3600. International Conflict and Its Resolution
  • POLS-3610. U.S. Foreign Policy
  • POLS-3620. Human Rights and Global Justice
  • POLS-3630. Principles of International Law
  • POLS-3650. The Middle East in International Relations
  • POLS-3670. The Politics of the European Union
  • POLS-3720. Religious Fundamentalism and Politics
  • POLS-3780. Promotional Culture and Democracy
  • POLS-3790. Politics and Culture
  • POLS-3920. Public Service Management Internship Seminar
  • POLS-3990. Practicum in Government and Politics
  • POLS-4110. Canadian Politics: Participation and Processes
  • POLS-4120. Canadian Federalism
  • POLS-4210. Seminar in Canadian Public Policy
  • POLS-4220. Seminar in Public Policy Analysis
  • POLS-4310. Seminar in Comparative Politics
  • POLS-4340. Seminar in Politics of the United States
  • POLS-4400. Remaking North America: Geographic Perspectives on US-Canada Politics
  • POLS-4410. The New Scramble for African Resources
  • POLS-4420. Politics and Security in Russia and Eurasia
  • POLS 4430. Collective Action and Contentious Politics
  • POLS-4510. Seminar in Contemporary Political Theory
  • POLS-4610. Seminar in Theories of International Relations
  • POLS-4620. Interdisciplinary Approaches to Research in International Relations
  • POLS-4640. International Political Economy
  • POLS-4650. Seminar in Globalization
  • POLS-4880. Selected Topics in Political Science
  • POLS-4920. Public Service Management Internship Practicum
  • POLS-4950. Advanced Topics in Canadian Foreign Policy
  • POLS-4960. Advanced Topics in International Security
  • POLS-4970. Political Science Thesis 1: Research Design
  • POLS-4980. Political Science Thesis 2: Writing and Presentation
  • POLS-4990. Directed Reading in an Approved Special Field
  • 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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