Department of Political Science
(Faculty of Public Affairs)
Global Politics (GPOL) Courses
Debates in Global Politics
Theories, concepts and issues in international relations, global politics and global political economy. Topics may include conflict and intervention, peace and security, international institutions, human rights, gender, culture, globalization, multinational corporations, foreign policy, environmental issues, international development, and relations between rich and poor countries.
Prerequisite(s): first-year standing in the Global Politics Specialization or Stream of the B.G.In.S. degree.
Lectures two hours a week, tutorials one hour a week.
Debates in Comparative Politics
Themes and debates in comparative politics, especially as they relate to the study and practice of Global Politics.
Prerequisite(s): second-year standing in the Global Politics Specialization or Stream in the BGInS degree.
Lecture three hours a week.
Themes in Global and Comparative Politics
Themes and issues with a global and comparative focus, examining the role of key actors and applying theories and knowledge gained in previous Global Politics courses.
Prerequisite(s): third-year standing in the Global Politics program or third-year standing in the Global Politics Specialization or Stream in the BGiNS degree.
Seminar three hours a week.
Internship in Global Politics
The internship provides students with an opportunity to work with and study an organization whose institutional focus is on some international or regional aspect. Students will write a research paper on a topic related either to the organization or to the focus of the organization.
Prerequisite(s): third-year standing in the Global Politics program or third-year standing in the Global Politics Specialization of the BGInS degree with a CGPA in the major of 9.00 or higher, or permission of the Department.
Honours Research Essay
Individual research project resulting in a major essay, completed under the supervision of a faculty member. The Honours Research Essay is evaluated by the supervisor and an appointed reader. Students are responsible for locating a faculty member willing to supervise the essay. Departmental regulations apply.
Prerequisite(s): fourth-year Honours standing in Global Politics with a CGPA of 9.00 or fourth-year standing in the Global Politics Specialization in the BGInS degree with a CGPA in the major of 9.00 or higher, or permission of the Department.
Note: Not all courses listed are offered in a given year. For an up-to-date statement of course offerings for the current session and to determine the term of offering, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca.
Summer session: some of the courses listed in this Calendar are offered during the summer. Hours and scheduling for summer session courses will differ significantly from those reported in the fall/winter Calendar. To determine the scheduling and hours for summer session classes, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca