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Political Science

Honours Political Science
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Continuation in this academic plan requires a cumulative minimum overall average of 60% and a cumulative minimum Political Science major average of 70%. Both regular and co-operative versions of this plan are available. 

Eligibility for graduation in the Honours Political Science academic plan includes successful completion of the following requirements:

  1. Appropriate Program-level requirements. See Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements.
  2. Political Science Plan-level requirements:


  1. Students enrolled in a co-op program are excluded from completing the experiential learning pathway requirement and are instead required to complete two PSCI courses at the 400-level. They may complete PSCI 499A and PSCI 499B but these courses will not satisfy the 400-level requirement.
  2. Students completing either of the first two pathways may not utilize PSCI 499A and PSCI 499B to fulfil the 400-level requirement, and students completing the third pathway may not use a PSCI 497 or PSCI 498 course to fulfil the 400-level requirement.

Arts and Business (Co-op and Regular)

Students may combine the Honours Political Science academic plan with Arts and Business. In addition to the Honours Political Science requirements, students must also complete the Arts and Business requirements.

Honours double majors   

Honours Political Science may be taken in combination with most Arts majors in which an Honours major is offered or with many Honours majors in other faculties. For further information, see the Double majors section of Available Arts Academic Plans.


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