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University of Calgary Calendar 2017-2018 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.52 Political Science 4.52.1 BA in Political Science
4.52.1 BA in Political Science

A. FACULTY OF ARTS REQUIREMENTS

Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.4 Graduation.

B. MAJOR-FIELD REQUIREMENTS

Students must successfully complete a minimum of 42 units (7.0 full-course equivalents) and a maximum of 60 units (10.0 full-course equivalents) in the Field of Political Science while fulfilling the following requirements:

  1. Introduction: 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) in Political Science at the 200 level.

  2. Canadian Politics: Political Science 321.

  3. Breadth in Political Science: 33 units (5.5 full-course equivalents) from the Field of Political Science, which must include any three of the following:

    (a) Political Science 310.
    (b) Political Science 359 and an additional 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) in “Comparative Politics” at the 300 level or above (see note below).
    (c) Political Science 381 and an additional 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) in “International Relations” at the 300 level or above (see note below).
    (d) Political Science 399.
    (e) Advanced-Level Political Science: Inclusive of the courses used to fulfill requirement 3, at least 12 units (2.0 full-course equivalents) must be at the 400 level or above.

Note: The categories of courses that fulfill the requirements for Comparative Politics and International Relations are located before the Political Science courses in the “Courses of Instruction” section of this calendar: ucalgary.ca/pubs/calendar/current/political-science.

C. DEGREE OPTIONS

The BA in Political Science can be taken with Co-operative Education. See section 3.4.4 Co-operative Education Programs for information and requirements.