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:
Introduction: 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) in Political Science at the 200 level.
Canadian Politics: Political Science 321.
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.