BA Major in Community, Public Affairs and Policy Studies

Program Requirements

Stage I: Major in Community, Public Affairs and Policy Studies (18 credits)

12

credits:

SCPA 201 Introduction to Public Policy and the Public Interest (3.00)
SCPA 203 Community and Public Affairs in Quebec and Canada (3.00)
SCPA 215 Economics for Public Policy and Community Development (3.00)
INTE 296 Discover Statistics (3.00)

3

credits chosen from:

POLI 204 Introduction to Canadian Politics (3.00)
POLI 339 Quebec Politics and Society/La vie politique québécoise (3.00)
SCPA 204 Introduction to Canadian Politics (3.00)
SCPA 339 Quebec Politics and Society/La vie politique québécoise (3.00)

Note: The following courses are cross-listed:

POLI 204 and SCPA 204

POLI 339 and SCPA 339

3

credits chosen from:

HIST 205 History of Canada, Post‑Confederation (3.00)
HIST 210 Quebec since Confederation (3.00)
SCPA 205 History of Canada, Post‑Confederation (3.00)
SCPA 210 Quebec since Confederation (3.00)

Note: The following courses are cross-listed:

HIST 205 and SCPA 205

HIST 210 and SCPA 210

Note: Several of the courses listed in this program are cross-listed. In cases where cross-listed courses appear, either version of the course may be applied towards the program requirements. Students may not, however, take both versions of a cross-listed course for credit.

Stage II: Major in Community, Public Affairs and Policy Studies (12 credits)

12

credits:

SCPA 301 Social Debates and Issues in Public Affairs and Public Policy (6.00)
SCPA 321 Public Affairs Strategies (3.00)
SCPA 352 Community and Local Activism (3.00)

Stage III: Major in Community, Public Affairs and Policy Studies (12 credits)

9

credits:

SCPA 411 Internship (3.00)
SCPA 412 Senior Research Seminar (3.00)
SCPA 450 Neo‑Liberal Globalization and the Global Justice Movement (3.00)

3

credits:

SCPA 480 Public Affairs Communication (3.00)

Notes

  • Students enrolled in the BA Major in Community, Public Affairs and Policy Studies program are strongly encouraged to combine the School’s major program with a departmental major, specialization, or honours program, and meet the Faculty of Arts and Science degree requirements.
  • Students who enrol in the School of Community and Public Affairs must follow, in sequence, a threestage program.
  • Students are responsible for satisfying their particular degree requirements.

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