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Political Science

  • The study of power: who holds it, how it is exercised and how our lives are influenced by politicians, bureaucrats and other politically important institutions and individuals
  • Analyzes political, economic, social and environmental issues in Canada and around the world
  • Offers internships in Public Service Management to senior students as well as courses in public administration and public policy
  • Offers a unique, student-led mentor program to incoming students
  • Involves UWindsor political scientists who carry out cutting-edge research in such areas as: border studies; Canadian and international policy analysis; gender politics; conflict resolution; international political economy; media studies; Middle Eastern and Islamic politics; religion and politics; and US politics

Course Descriptions - Political Science


Minimum Admissions Average: 
Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Political Science
Mean Admissions Average: 
  • ENG4U required.
  • Students may choose to double major in any BA Honours program.
Career Tracks: 
  • Government
  • Public service
  • Law (with additional studies)
  • Policy analysis
  • Public policy think tanks and consulting
  • Non-governmental organizations
  • Journalism
  • Law enforcement
  • Business
  • Education (with additional studies)