Certificate in Globalization and Governance

General Information

Globalization has brought fundamental changes to the conduct and study of local, national, international and transnational politics. This Certificate in Globalization and Governance includes undergraduate POL S lecture and seminar courses that focus on the dynamics of globalization and the challenges it presents to politics, governance and public policy throughout the North and South.

This Certificate will be awarded only at the same time as a student receives a BA with a major, Honors, or minor in POL S (or a BSc with a POL S minor).

  • Offered by: The Department of Political Science
  • For further information: Consult the certificate advisor, Dr. Greg Anderson, greg.anderson@ualberta.ca

Students wishing to pursue the Certificate in Globalization and Governance must declare their intention through Undergraduate Student Services in the Faculty of Arts. To be awarded the certificate, students must apply though Bear Tracks by the application deadline for graduation (see Academic Schedule).

Certificate Requirements

Students may pursue this Certificate in Globalization and Governance by fulfilling existing requirements for majors, minors or Honors in Political Science.  Go to the UofA Calendar for more information.

To change your Major or Minor or declare a Certificate, use the relevant form in the Faculty of Arts Forms Cabinet The FAQs page has lots of answers, too.