Program Description

Political science studies power — who holds it, how it is exercised, and how our lives are influenced by politicians, bureaucrats, and other politically important institutions and individuals. This program introduces you to political, economic, social and environmental issues in Canada and around the world.

A Rigorous, Enriching Program

Political scientists at UWindsor carry out cutting-edge research in a range of areas including border studies, Canadian and international policy analysis, conflict resolution, international political economy, media studies, Middle Eastern and Islamic politics, and religion and politics. Political Science at UWindsor offers courses in:

  • Canadian Politics
  • World Politics
  • Environmental Policy
  • Public Policy
  • International Human Rights
  • Constitutional Law and Politics in Canada
  • International Conflict Resolution
  • Cross-Border Transportation
  • Principles of International Law
  • International Political Economy

Career Tracks

  • Government
  • Journalism
  • Public Service
  • Law Enforcement
  • Law
  • Business
  • Policy Analysis
  • Teaching (with additional studies)
  • Public Policy Think Tanks
  • Non Governmental and Consulting Organizations

Excellent Student Support

In addition to dedicated faculty who hold weekly and accessible office hours, the University of Windsor Student Success Centre is here to help you with such things as adding, dropping, or withdrawing from a course, discussing problems that may be impacting your academic performance, reviewing your academic progress, changing or choosing your major, or referral to other relevant campus services.

Choose UWindsor

The University of Windsor offers 190 high-quality programs in an international setting. Equally important, you can experience a broad range of opportunities outside the classroom. You can explore exchange opportunities with dozens of universities around the world. Enhance your work experience through co-op programs, internships and paid research assistantships. Student-led organizations play a vital role on campus and in the broader community. The diversity of our students — where they are from, what they believe and how they think — will expand your mind.

Admission Requirements

70% minimum entrance average. Six Grade 12 U or M courses including Grade 12 ENG4U.

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Sept. 2019
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