100-level and 200-level courses

POL S 101 INTRODUCTION TO POLITICS (3-0-0)

An introduction to major political concepts and to the study of politics.  Note:  Not open to students with credit in POL S 100 or 103.

Term Section Class # Day Time Room Instructor
Fall 2017 LEC A1 71082 MWF 1000-1050 TB 95 Owuraku Kusi-Ampofo
Fall 2017 LEC A2 72134 MWF 1100-1150 T1 93 Mark Blythe
Fall 2017 LEC A3 71084 TR 0930-1050 TB 95 John Church
Fall 2017 LEC A4 72918 MWF 1300-1350 SAB 326 Nicole Marshall
Fall 2017 LEC X01 74089 W 1800-2100 T1 90 Clark Banack
Winter 2018 LEC B1 91494 MWF 1000-1050 SAB 336 Greg Anderson
Winter 2018 LEC B2 92032  MWF  1100-1150  ED 254  Lori Thorlakson 
Winter 2018 LEC B3  91210  TR  0930-1050  ED 254  Rob Aitken
Winter 2018  LEC B4  92160  TR  1230-1350  T1 93  John Church 
Winter 2018  LEC B5  92388  MWF  1300-1350  TBW 1  Nicole Marshall
Winter 2018 LEC X51  95122  1800-2100  T1 90 Ian Urquhart
                                                                                           

POL S 211 INTRODUCTION TO HISTORY OF POLITICAL THEORY (3-0-0)

Explores how texts from the history of western political theory, from ancient Greece to the 20th century, help to deepen and diversify our understanding of themes like justice, freedom, equality, property, rights, and democracy.  Not to be taken by students with credit in POL S 210.  Prerequisite:  POL S 101 or consent of Department.

Term Section  Class #  Day  Time  Room  Instructor 
Fall/17  LEC A1  72466  TR  1230-1350  T1 91  Sevan Beukian
Fall/17 LEC A2 72502  MWF  1000-1050  TB 60  Ghada Hamdan
Fall/17  LEC X01  75021  W 1800-2100 T1 5  Sevan Beukian
        

POL S 212 INTRODUCTION TO CONTEMPORARY POLITICAL THEORY (3-0-0)

Explores how texts in contemporary western political theory help to deepen and diversify our understanding of current political themes like war, climate change, sex, work, or democratic reform.  Not to be taken by students with credit in POL S 210.  Prerequisite:  POL S 101 or consent of Department.

Term Section  Class #  Day  Time  Room  Instructor 
Winter/2018  LEC B1  92360  MWF  1000-1050  TLB 1  Catherine Kellogg 
Winter/2018  LEC X50 93822  1800-2100  T1 5  Ghada Hamdan
      

POL S 223 CITY GOVERNMENT & POLITICS (3-0-0)

Selected public policies of city governments and the political and administrative processes through which they are produced.  Prerequisite:  POL S 101 or consent of Department.

Term Section Class #  Day  Time  Room  Instructor 
Fall/17  LEC A1  74909  MWF  1200-1280  T1 103  Jim Lightbody 
    

POL S 224 CANADIAN GOVERNMENT (3-0-0)

Examines the constitutional and institutional foundations of Canadian government.  Not to be taken by students with credit in POL S 220.  Prerequisite:  POL S 101 or consent of Department.

Term Section  Class #  Day  Time  Room  Instructor 
Fall/17  LEC A1  72468  TR  0930-1050  SAB 325  Justin Leifso
Fall/17  LEC A2  72510  MWF  1300-1350  TB 90  Ian Urquhart
Fall/17  LEC X02  75306  1800-2100   T1 125 JD Crookshanks & Brent Epperson 
Winter/18  LEC B3  92390  MWF  1000-1050  TBW 1  Darren Bohle 
        

POL S 225 CANADIAN POLITICS (3-0-0)

Examines the context and dynamics of Canadian politics.  Not to be taken by students with credit in POL S 220.  Prerequisite:  POL S 101 or consent of Department.

Term Section  Class #  Day  Time  Room  Instructor 
Fall/17  LEC A1  72508  TR  1100-1220  TB 81  Nisha Nath
Winter/18  LEC B3  92390  MWF  1100-1150  T1 5  Nisha Nath 
Winter/18  LEC B4  95124 TR  1100-1220  T1 103  Clark Banack
Winter/18 LEC X50  93824  1800-2100  T1 5  Kevin Wipf

 

POL S 235 INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS (3-0-0)

Examines the concepts and approaches used to compare political issues across countries and regions.  Not to be taken by students with credit in POL S 230 or 240.  Prerequisite:  POL S 101 or consent of Department.

Term Section  Class #  Day  Time  Room  Instructor 
Fall/17  LEC A1  74061  TR  1100-1220  T1 103  Julian Castro-Rea
Fall/17  LEC X01 74095  1800-2100  T1 90  Navid Pourmokhtari
Winter/18  LEC B1  94700  TR  1230-1350  CAB 239  Laurie Adkin
Winter/18  LEC X50  93825  1800-2100 T1 5  Isaac Odoom 

 

POL S 250 THE POLITICS OF GENDER (3-0-0)

An examination of gender, diversity and relations of power in political life.  Prerequisite:  POL S 101 or consent of Department.

Term Section Class #  Day  Time  Room  Instructor 
Winter 2018  LEC B1  92208  TR  0930-1050  T1 105  Surma Das 
    

POL S 261 INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS (3-0-0)

An introduction to contemporary international relations that attempts to develop an understanding of political events at the international level.  The course covers the nature of foreign policy, the dynamics of interactions between states, the causes of war, imperialism and the role of non-state actors.  Not to be taken by students with credit in POL S 260.  Prerequisite:  POL S 101 or consent of Department.

Andy Knight
Term Section  Class #  Day  Time  Room  Instructor 
Fall/17  LEC A1  72472  MWF  1000-1050  HC L 3  Isaac Odoom
Fall/17  LEC A2 72472  TR  1100-1220  TB 38  Malinda Smith
Fall/17  LEC X01  74096  1800-2100  TB 60  Leigh Spanner 
Winter/18  LEC B1  92730  TR  0930-1050  TBW 2  Andy Knight
Winter/18  LEC B2  92368  MWF  1300-1350  T1 93  TBA 
Winter/18  LEC X50  93826  1800-2100  T1 90 Ghada Hamdan