Political Science examines structures and government in a rapidly changing world.
Government is a core component of power and policy structures - it authors how a society organizes itself for collective action. Political structures and governments are in constant flux and that makes this a very exciting major to choose. Politics is a central component of our culture and daily it grows more complicated due to globalization issues and world events. This major will provide you with a functional degree that will help you understand governments, their functions, and legislature.
Students in the Faculty of Arts and Science have a number of special opportunities available including:
- Co-operative Education
- Applied Studies
- Independent Studies
- Undergraduate or Honours Thesis
- Participation in Conferences
- Co-authorship of papers/publications
- Involvement with professors on research projects
Graduates from this discipline have gone on to work in such positions as: environmental lawyer, regulatory analyst, legal investigator, press agent, lobbyist, public affairs officer, public health administrator, and public affairs reporter.