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Courses in Political Studies

Trinity Western University has a wide variety of courses available in Political Studies, including offerings in Political Philosophy, Canadian and Comparative Politics, and International Relations.  Most courses are offered at our Langley campus with a few regularly offered at the Laurentian Leadership Centre in Ottawa.  For your convenience, a sampling of course syllabi are provided below.   

POLS 101 - Introduction to Political Thinking

POLS 211 - International Politics - POLS 211 Syllabus

POLS 234 - Introduction to Canadian Government and Politics - POLS 234 Syllabus

POLS 250 - Classical Political Philosophy

POLS 305 - Methods of Political Analysis - POLS 305 Syllabus

POLS 308 - Political Economy of Developing Nations - POLS 308 Syllabus

POLS 310 - Issues in Social Justice - POLS 310 Syllabus

POLS 312 - Globalization and Global Governance - POLS 312 Syllabus

POLS 314 - International Political Economy - POLS 314 Syllabus

POLS 320 - Social and Political Philosophy - POLS 320 syllabus

POLS 330 - Law and Canadian Politics

POLS 332 - Issues in the History of British Columbia

POLS 334 - Issues in Canadian Government and Politics - POLS 334 Syllabus

POLS 335 - Development of the Canadian Constitution

POLS 340 - Canadian-First Nations Relations

POLS 352 - Government and Politics of the United States - POLS 352 Syllabus

POLS 355 - American Foreign Policy - POLS 355 Syllabus

POLS 361-369 - Political Studies Practicum - see POLS Practicum Handbook

POLS 377 - Twentieth Century China and East Asia

POLS 378 - Politics and Development of the Asia-Pacific Region

POLS 383 - Public Administration in Canada

POLS 391 - Canadian Governmental Leadership (offered at Laurentian Leadership Centre) - link to course descriptions

POLS 392 - Ethics and Public Affairs (offered at Laurentian Leadership Centre) - link to course descriptions

POLS 393 - Law, Public Policy, and Cultural Change (offered at Laurentian Leadership Centre) - link to course descriptions

POLS 406 - War, Peace and Society - POLS 406 Syllabus

POLS 415 - Contemporary Political Philosophy

POLS 418 - Social and Political Concepts of Community

POLS 421 - Politics and Development of the Middle East -POLS 421 Syllabus

POLS 425 - European Comparative Politics and Government

POLS 430 - Seminar in International Politics - POLS 430 Syllabus

POLS 434 - Canadian Political Thought - POLS 434 Syllabus

POLS 436 - Canadian-US Relations

POLS 440 - Evolution of Canadian Foreign Policy - POLS 440 Syllabus