Political Studies

Political Studies examines how people organize their collective affairs. Students learn about governance, elections, political parties, public policy, political leadership, lobby groups, the media’s influence on politics, Third World development, political ideas, democracy, Aboriginal governance and globalization.

Major Average

The major average in Political Studies programs includes the grades earned in:

  • All POLS courses

Residency Requirements in the Major

To receive a degree in Political Studies, students must complete at least two-thirds of the following coursework (to the nearest highest multiple of 3 credit units) from the University of Saskatchewan.

  • POLS 111.3 and POLS 112.3
  • Minimum requirements in Major Requirement B6.

See Residency for additional details.

Bachelor of Arts Four-year (B.A. Four-year) - Political Studies

Bachelor of Arts Three-year (B.A. Three-year) - Political Studies

Bachelor of Arts Honours (B.A. Honours) - Political Studies

Bachelor of Arts Double Honours - Political Studies - Specialization 1

Double Honours - Political Studies - Specialization 2

Political Studies - Minor

400-Level Courses

Subfields in Political Studies

Aboriginal Public Administration

Public Administration

St. Thomas More College