Course Sequence - Joint Honours in History and Political Science

Joint Honours in History 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


 48 credits (16 courses)

3 HIS credits in Methodology

12 optional HIS credits at
the 3000 level

9 optional HIS credits at the
4000 level 3 optional HIS
seminar credits at the 4000 level

3 HIS credits at the 2000 or 3000 level in each of the following categories :
Canadian History (C)
History of the United States (A)
European History (E)
Non-Western History (N)

9 optional credits in HIS

Political Science

48 credits (16 courses)

POL1101 Introduction  to Political Science

POL2101 Introduction to Canadian Politics

POL2103 Introduction to International Relations and Global Politics

POL2104 Introduction to Comparative Politics

POL2107 Introduction to Political Thought

POL2108 Modern Political Thought I

POL2156 Foundations of Research in Political Science

POL3102 Modern Political Thought II

3 credits from :

POL3370 Qualitative Analysis in Political Science

POL3371 Quantitative Analysis in Political Science

6 optional POL credits at the 4000 level

3 credits from list A
3 credits from list B
3 credits from list C

6 optional credits in politics (POL)


12 credits (4 courses)

12 elective credits (4 courses)

3 credits = 1 course


Liste 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
POL4166Social and Political Thought in Canada
POL4565Développement des idéologies sociales et politiques au Québec


Liste B

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


Liste C

POL4310Honours Seminar in Political Thought
POL4320Honours Seminar in Canadian Politics
POL4330Honours Seminar in International Relations and Global Politics
POL4350Honours Seminar in Comparative Politics
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