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Courses

All courses are one-term, 3-credit courses unless otherwise indicated. Some sections of some courses may be offered in French.

Core Courses

Students must take one of the following five courses:

  • POLI 603 International Relations Theory
  • POLI 626 Seminar in Comparative Politics
  • POLI 632 Seminar in Political Theory
  • POLI 636 Theories of Public Policy and Public Administration
  • POLI 638 Seminar in Canadian and Quebec Politics

Students must take one of the following two courses:

  • POLI 601 Research Design
  • POLI 644 Research Methods
Concentration or Elective Courses

Public Policy and Administration

  • POLI 600 Public Policy and the Governmental Process in Canada
  • POLI 604 Comparative Public Policy
  • POLI 605 Environmental Policy and Governance
  • POLI 607 Ageing and Public Policy
  • POLI 610 Economic Policy After Keynes
  • POLI 612 Public Policy and Business Cycles
  • POLI 617 Knowledge in International Relations
  • POLI 618 Canadian Public Administration
  • POLI 622 Comparative Public Administration
  • POLI 624 Public Administration of Intergovernmental Affairs
  • POLI 628 Ethics and Values in Public Policy Making
  • POLI 630 Organization Theory
  • POLI 634 Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation
  • POLI 635 Biotechnology, Agriculture and Food Policy
  • POLI 636 Theories of Public Policy and Public Administration
  • POLI 645 Indigenous Peoples and the State
  • POLI 648 Feminist Critiques of Public Policy
  • POLI 652 Science, Technology and Power
  • POLI 683 Special Topics in Public Policy and Administration
  • POLI 695 Directed Studies

Canadian and Quebec Politics

  • POLI 600 Public Policy and the Governmental Process in Canada
  • POLI 606 Policy Making and the National Purpose in Canada
  • POLI 607 Ageing and Public Policy
  • POLI 611 Judicial Politics and Policy
  • POLI 613 Political Socialization: A Comparative Perspective
  • POLI 615 The Politics of Citizenship in Canada
  • POLI 618 Canadian Public Administration
  • POLI 624 Public Administration of Intergovernmental Affairs
  • POLI 634 Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation
  • POLI 638 Seminar in Canadian and Quebec Politics
  • POLI 645 Indigenous Peoples and the State
  • POLI 658 Authors of the Political Imagination
  • POLI 684 Special Topics in Canadian and Quebec Politics
  • POLI 695 Directed Studies

Comparative Politics

  • POLI 604 Comparative Public Policy
  • POLI 613 Political Socialization: Comparative Perspective
  • POLI 621 Political Leadership and Decision Making
  • POLI 622 Comparative Public Administration
  • POLI 626 Seminar in Comparative Politics
  • POLI 629 Critical Perspectives in Development
  • POLI 637 Democracy and Regime Change
  • POLI 643 Rational and Public Choice
  • POLI 649 Gender and Global Politics
  • POLI 657 Nationalism and Ethnicity
  • POLI 681 Special Topics in Comparative Politics
  • POLI 695 Directed Studies

International Politics

  • POLI 603 International Relations Theory
  • POLI 605 Environmental Policy and Governance
  • POLI 608 Globalization and Regional Integration
  • POLI 614 Political Economy of Advanced Industrial Nations
  • POLI 616 Theories of Foreign Policy
  • POLI 617 Knowledge in International Relations
  • POLI 619 International Peacekeeping
  • POLI 646 History of Thought in Political Economy
  • POLI 647 International Human Security
  • POLI 649 Gender and Global Politics
  • POLI 659 International Organizations
  • POLI 662 International Political Economy
  • POLI 687 Special Topics in International Politics
  • POLI 695 Directed Studies

Political Theory

  • POLI 623 Ethics, Morality and Justice
  • POLI 625 Policy Discourse of Biotechnology
  • POLI 628 Ethics and Values in Public Policy Making
  • POLI 631 Political Texts
  • POLI 632 Seminar in Political Theory
  • POLI 646 History of Thought in Political Economy
  • POLI 654 Concepts of the State
  • POLI 658 Authors of the Political Imagination
  • POLI 685 Special Topics in Political Theory
  • POLI 695 Directed Studies

Thesis Proposal and Thesis

  • POLI 694 Thesis Proposal (3 credits)
  • POLI 696 Master’s Thesis (24 credits)
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