Course Sequence - Joint Honours in Communication and Political Science

Joint Honours in Communication and Political Science - 120 CREDITS (4 YEARS)

Total1st year2nd year3rd year4th year
Total120 credits (40 courses)30 credits (10 courses)30 credits (10 courses)30 credits (10 courses)30 credits (10 courses)
Core Courses12 credits (4 courses)

ENG1100 Workshop in Essay Writing

PHI1101 Reasoning and Critical Thinking

3 credits from : 

ENG1120 Literature and Composition I: Prose Fiction

ENG1121 Literature and Composition II: Drama and Poetry

3 credits from :

PHI1102 Moral reasoning

PHI1103 Fundamental Philosophical Questions

PHI1104 Great Philosophers

Communication51 credits (17 courses)

CMN1148 Introduction to Organizational Communication

CMN1160 Introduction to Media Studies

CMN2148 Organizational Communication

CMN2160 Theories of the Media

3 credits from :

CMN2101 Research Methods in Communication

POL2156 Foundations of Research in Political Science

CMN3105 Media Ethics

CMN3109 Theories of Communication

CMN3133 Political Communication

3 credits from :

CMN3102 Quantitative Methods

POL3371 Quantitative Analysis in Political Science

3 credits from :

CMN3103 Qualitative Methods

CMN3130 Communication Planning

POL3370 Qualitative Analysis in Political Science

3 credits from :

CMN4105 Ethics and Information Society

CMN4148 Communication and Governmental Organizations

CMN4168 Communication and International Development

CMN4185 Political Economy of the Media

9 optional credits in CMN at the 4000 level

6 optional course credits in CMN

Political Science42 credits (14 courses)

POL1101 Introduction to political science

POL2101 Introduction to Canadian Politics

POL2103 Introduction to International Relations and Global Politics

POL2107 Introduction to Political Thought

POL2108 Modern Political Thought I

POL2104 Introduction to Comparative Politics

POL3102 Modern Political Thought II

3 credits from list A

3 credits from list B

3 credits from list C

6 optional credits in POL at the 4000 level

6 optional course credits in POL

Electives15 credits (5 courses)

15 course credits of electives (5 courses)

3 credits = 1 course

List A

POL3172Political Participation and Mobilization in Canada
POL4134Law, Politics, and the Constitution in Canada
POL4150Electoral Systems and Political Parties
POL4154Parliamentary Government in Canada
POL4157Federalism and Public Policy in Canada
POL4565Développement des idéologies sociales et politiques au Québec
POL4166Social and Political Thought in Canada

List B

POL3111International Organizations
POL3115Comparative Politics of Development
POL4124The Politics of Security
POL4176International Political Economy
POL4522Multilatéralisme: formes et enjeux

List  C

SOC4310Honours Seminar in Political Thought
SOC4320Honours Seminar in Canadian Politics
SOC4330Honours Seminar in International Relations and Global Politics
SOC4350Honours Seminar in Comparative Politics
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