Joint Honours BSocSc in Philosophy and Political Science


The French immersion stream is available with this program.

Requirements for this program have been modified. Please consult the 2015-2016 calendars for the previous requirements.

ENG1100 Workshop in Essay Writing 3
3 course credits from:
ENG1120 Literature and Composition I: Prose Fiction 3
ENG1121 Literature and Composition II: Drama and Poetry 3
Philosophy (48 credits)
3 course credits from:
PHI1101 Reasoning and Critical Thinking 3
3 course credits from:
PHI1102 Moral Reasoning 3
PHI1103 Fundamental Philosophical Questions 3
PHI1104 Great Philosophers 3
PHI2170 Logic I 3
PHI2174 Ethics 3
PHI2183 Political Philosophy 3
PHI2380 Greek Philosophy or the Birth of Philosophy 3
PHI2382 Philosophy in the Middle Ages 3
PHI2383 Modern Philosophy 3
PHI4311 Problems in Contemporary Political Philosophy 3
3 course credits from:
PHI4164 Seminar in Ethics 3
PHI4312 Problems in Contemporary Ethics 3
18 optional course credits in philosophy (PHI) at the 3000 or 4000 level
Political Science (48 credits)
POL1101 Introduction to Political Science 3
POL2101 Introduction to Canadian Politics 3
POL2103 Introduction to International Relations and Global Politics 3
POL2104 Introduction to Comparative Politics 3
POL2107 Introduction to Political Thought 3
POL2108 Modern Political Thought I 3
POL2156 Foundations of Research in Political Science 3
POL3102 Modern Political Thought II 3
POL3370 Qualitative Analysis in Political Science 3
POL3371 Quantitative Analysis in Political Science 3
3 course credits from the Canadian Politics group:
POL3159 Indigenous Politics in Canada 3
POL3171 Immigration, Multiculturalism and Citizenship in Canada and Quebec 3
POL3172 Political Participation and Mobilization in Canada 3
POL3174 Federalism 3
POL4134 Law, Politics, and the Constitution in Canada 3
POL4150 Electoral Systems and Political Parties 3
POL4154 Parliamentary Government in Canada 3
POL4162 Health Politics and Policy in Canada 3
POL4165 Developement of Social and Political Ideologies in Quebec 3
POL4166 Social and Political Thought in Canada 3
3 courses from the Comparative Politics group:
POL3114 Comparative Politics: Asia 3
POL3115 Comparative Politics of Development 3
POL3144 Comparative Politics: Africa 3
POL3145 Comparative Politics: Latin America 3
POL3162 Political Violence 3
POL3164 Comparative Politics: Middle East and Arab World 3
POL3180 Comparative Politics : Europe 3
POL4141 Comparative Politics: United States 3
POL4184 Democratization and Authoritarianism 3
POL4378 Comparative Politics: China 3
3 course credits from the International Relations group:
POL3113 Migration, Mobility, Borders and Citizenship 3
POL3123 Gender Studies and Feminist Theories in International Relations 3
POL3124 The Politics of Security 3
POL3176 International Political Economy 3
POL3177 Politics, Social Movements and Globalisation 3
POL3179 International Organizations and Global Governance 3
POL4126 Contemporary Geopolitics 3
POL4127 Critical and Historical Perspectives of United States Foreign Policy 3
POL4173 The Politics of Food 3
POL4188 International Relations as Political Theory 3
3 course credits from:
POL4310 Honours Seminar in Political Thought 3
POL4320 Honours Seminar in Canadian Politics 3
POL4330 Honours Seminar in International Relations and Global Politics 3
POL4350 Honours Seminar in Comparative Politics 3
POL4930 Séminaire de synthèse en relations internationales et politique mondiale / Honours Seminar in International Relations and Global Politics 3
3 optional course credits in political science (POL)
6 optional course credits in political science (POL) at the 4000 level
18 elective course credits