Political Science

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Program summary

Politics have implications for almost every aspect of daily life, which is why the field of Political Science is so essential to the Social Sciences. Political Science is the scientific study of how societies organize and govern themselves with an emphasis on power and authority, citizenship and government, and justice and legitimacy. Students in Political Science can take classes within the areas of Canadian Politics, Political Theory, Comparative Politics, International Relations, and Public Policy.

At UTSC, our highly regarded and accomplished team of professors has exciting experience and insight from working in many key areas of Political Science all across the world.

Program Details

Degree Offered: Honours Bachelor of Arts
Offered as Co-op: No
Program Options: Major/Minor/Specialist

Program Admissions

Admissions Category: Social Sciences & Humanities
Supplementary Application Form Required: No
Admissions Prerequisites: English
Approximate Grade Requirements: Mid 70s (Non Co-op)
OUAC Application Code: TUD

Student Experience

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