Western University Political ScienceFaculty of Social Science

Courses by Theme

Citizens and Democracy

  • Political Science 1020: Introduction to Political Science
  • Political Science 2211: Business & Government
  • Political Science 2230: Introduction to Canadian Politics
  • Political Science 2236: Local Government
  • Political Science 2237: Introduction to Political Theory
  • Political Science 2244: American Government & Politics
  • Political Science 2245: Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • Political Science 2246: Public Administration
  • Political Science 3316: Political Parties
  • Political Science 3317: Interest Groups & Social Movements
  • Political Science 3332: The Political Significance of the Charter
  • Political Science 3343: European Union
  • Political Science 3363: Urban Political Analysis
  • Political Science 3364: Issues in Urban Governance
  • Political Science 3388: International Human Rights
  • Political Science 3398: First Nations Political & Legal Issues
  • Political Science 4202: Religion & Politics in Comparative Perspective
  • Political Science 4203: Social Diversity, Gender & the Law
  • Political Science 4204: The Politics of Race
  • Political Science 4404: Globalization & National Sovereignty

Global Justice and International Politics

  • Political Science 1020: Introduction to Political Science
  • Political Science 2231: Introduction to International Relations
  • Political Science 2237: Introduction to Political Theory
  • Political Science 2245: Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • Political Science 3200: Understanding September 11th
  • Political Science 3201: Issues in International Law
  • Political Science 3314: Global Environmental Governance
  • Political Science 3322: Latin America in Global Perspective
  • Political Science 3326: Canadian-American Relations
  • Political Science 3329: The Politics of the Middle East
  • Political Science 3340: The Rise & Fall of Communism in the USSR
  • Political Science 3341: Post Communist Transformations
  • Political Science 3343: European Union
  • Political Science 3344: Western European Politics
  • Political Science 3365: Political Economy North-South
  • Political Science 3366: International Conflict Management
  • Political Science 3367: Political Economy North America
  • Political Science 3388: International Human Rights
  • Political Science 4201: The UN & Global Governance
  • Political Science 4206: Theories of Global Justice
  • Political Science 4401: American Foreign Policy
  • Political Science 4404: Globalization & National Sovereignty
  • Political Science 4409: The U.S. & the Middle East
  • Political Science 4406: The European Welfare State
  • Political Science 4426: Genocide
  • Political Science 4427: Transitional Justice

Multilevel Governance

  • Political Science 2230: Introduction to Canadian Politics
  • Political Science 2231: Introduction to International Relations
  • Political Science 2244: American Government & Politics
  • Political Science 2246: Public Administration
  • Political Science 3201: Issues in International Law
  • Political Science 3314: Global Environmental Governance
  • Political Science 3326: Canadian-American Relations
  • Political Science 3343: European Union
  • Political Science 3363: Urban Political Analysis
  • Political Science 3364: Issues in Urban Governance
  • Political Science 3365: Political Economy North-South
  • Political Science 3367: Political Economy North America
  • Political Science 3398: First Nations Political & Legal Issues
  • Political Science 4201: The UN & Global Governance
  • Political Science 4404: Globalization & National Sovereignty

Political Economy (Distributive and Redistributive Politics)

  • Political Science 2102: Capitalism and Democracy (not available to HSP or Majors)
  • Political Science 2211: Business & Government
  • Political Science 3313: Problems of Wealth & Poverty
  • Political Science 3322: Latin America in Global Perspective
  • Political Science 3343: European Union
  • Political Science 3363: Urban Political Analysis
  • Political Science 3365: Political Economy North-South
  • Political Science 3367: Political Economy North America
  • Political Science 4206: Theories of Global Justice
  • Political Science 4404: Globalization & National Sovereignty
  • Political Science 4406: The European Welfare State

Justice and the Law

  • Political Science 2237: Introduction to Political Theory
  • Political Science 3201: Issues in International Law
  • Political Science 3332: The Political Significance of the Charter
  • Political Science 3366: International Conflict Management
  • Political Science 3388: International Human Rights
  • Political Science 3398: First Nations Political & Legal Issues
  • Political Science 4203: Social Diversity, Gender & the Law
  • Political Science 4206: Theories of Global Justice
  • Political Science 4426: Genocide
  • Political Science 4427: Transitional Justice

Democratization and Democratic Institutions

  • Political Science 2102: Capitalism and Democracy (not available to HSP & Majors)
  • Political Science 2237: Introduction to Political Theory
  • Political Science 2245: Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • Political Science 2246: Public Administration
  • Political Science 3314: Global Environmental Governance
  • Political Science 3316: Political Parties
  • Political Science 3317: Interest Groups & Social Movements
  • Political Science 3321: Politics of India
  • Political Science 3322: Latin America in Global Perspective
  • Political Science 3334: Contemporary Political Theory
  • Political Science 3336: Elections and Voting
  • Political Science 3340: The Rise & Fall of Communism in the USSR
  • Political Science 3344: Western European Politics
  • Political Science 4411: Threats to Global Democracy

Conflict, Violence, and Order

  • Political Science 2231: Introduction to International Relations
  • Political Science 3200: Understanding September 11th
  • Political Science 3201: Issues in International Law
  • Political Science 3317: Interest Groups & Social Movements
  • Political Science 3366: International Conflict Management
  • Political Science 3388: International Human Rights
  • Political Science 4201: The UN & Global Governance
  • Political Science 4403: War on Terror
  • Political Science 4408: International Security
  • Political Science 4411: Threats to Global Democracy
  • Political Science 4426: Genocide
  • Political Science 4427: Transitional Justice

The Politics of Identity and Affiliation

  • Political Science 2237: Introduction to Political Theory
  • Political Science 2245: Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • Political Science 3316: Political Parties
  • Political Science 3317: Interest Groups & Social Movements
  • Political Science 3329: The Politics of the Middle East
  • Political Science 3334: Contemporary Political Theory
  • Political Science 3336: Elections and Voting
  • Political Science 3337: Comparative Public Opinion
  • Political Science 3344: Western European Politics
  • Political Science 4203: Social Diversity, Gender & the Law
  • Political Science 4204: Politics of Race
  • Political Science 4205: Cognitive Dimensions of Politics