Academic Calendar - 2021 ARCHIVE

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2021ARCHIVE

Western Main Campus

Faculty of Social Science - Political Science

Enrolment in this module is limited. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee that students who wish to enroll will be accepted.

Admission Requirements

Completion of first-year requirements with no failures. Students must complete 3.0 principal courses, including Political Science 1020E, Economics 1021A/B and Economics 1022A/B, and 1.0 Philosophy course(s) at the 1000 level, with an average of at least 75% and no mark less than 70%, plus 2.0 additional courses at the 1000 level.

Students must have successfully completed one of: MCV4U, Mathematics 0110A/B, Mathematics 1225A/B, Calculus 1000A/B, or Calculus 1500A/B.
Students may be admitted to the module if they have completed the math requirement and at least 2.0 of the required 3.0 principal courses. Students must complete the remaining 1.0 principal course within 12 months after entering the module.

Module/Program Information

9.0 courses:

0.5 course: Politics, Philosophy, and Economics 2200F/G (normally taken in the first year of the module).
1.0 course: Political Science 2537F/G, Political Science 2325F/G.
0.5 course: Political Science 3325F/G.
1.0 course from: Philosophy 2700F/G (recommended), Philosophy 2200F/G, Philosophy 2202F/G, or Philosophy 2500F/G.
1.0 courses: Economics 2150A/B and Economics 2151A/B.
1.0 course: Politics, Philosophy, and Economics 4100E.
4.0 courses from at least two of the three PPE disciplines (Philosophy, Political Science, and Economics). Political Science and Philosophy courses must be numbered 2200 and above; Economics courses should be numbered 2100-2199. At least 2.0 of these 4.0 courses must be numbered 3000 and higher.
Students are advised to consult the Undergraduate Office in the Department of Political Science for more detailed information about the module.

Note: Many of the intermediate and upper level courses that can count towards this module have prerequisites. Students should carefully plan their programs of study accordingly.

Note: Courses counted toward this module may not be counted toward another module. If you are interested in adding a second module that requires overlapping courses, consult the department about how that issue can be resolved.