Program Information

School: Concordia University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Science
Degree: Bachelor; Co-op; Honours
Field of Study: Political Science and Government, General
Description: Political Science teaches you about the ways that history, ideas, systems and structures give rise to power and authority. By learning to think critically about relationships of power, you’ll be well-placed to contribute to the public life of your country and the world. Political Science is one of the most popular degree choices at Concordia, with a student body among the most diverse and politically aware in Canada. You’ll find yourself sharing ideas with classmates whose backgrounds represent cultures and political systems from around the globe. You’ll gain insights from prominent national and international academic guest lecturers, as well as politicians and ambassadors.

Co-op work terms make it possible for you to work in: policy evaluation and analysis, comparing and evaluating corporate social responsibility policies, including tracking news stories about a corporation or government to assess the public’s reception of policies and actions, analyzing government regulation on a theme or topic across countries or time. Students with a minimum of 39 completed credits and a GPA of 3.5 or above have the option of participating in an internship placement in either the public or private sector. With the guidance of the Internship Coordinator, positions are normally secured by the student and can be unpaid, but offer an exciting opportunity to gain valuable work experience and build career networks. The internship can be taken during any semester.

URL: Political Science (BA) at Concordia University
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $21,271
Careers: Intelligence Officers

Admission Requirements

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