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Arthur Kroeger College of Public Affairs
(Faculty of Public Affairs)

Political Management (POLM) Courses

POLM 3000 [0.5 credit]
Introduction to Political Management

Introduction to the field of political management. The institutional, legislative and ethical context in which party strategists, campaign managers, pollsters, lobbyists and civil society operate. Related administrative and communications skills.
Also listed as COMS 3100, PSCI 3410.
Precludes additional credit for COMM 3100 (no longer offered).
Prerequisite(s): third-year standing.
Lecture three hours a week.

POLM 4010 [0.5 credit]
Polling and Opinion Research

The different elements of opinion research such as opinion measurement, questionnaire design, interviewing, data analysis and interpretation, and how this helps understand the process by which citizens make decisions about political issues.
Prerequisite(s): POLM 3000.
Also offered at the graduate level, with different requirements, as POLM 5010, for which additional credit is precluded.
Seminar three hours a week.

POLM 4012 [0.5 credit]
Advocacy and Government Relations in Canada

Through applied exercises, case studies and a project with an external organization, students will build knowledge and skills required for advocacy and government relations in the private and voluntary sectors.
Prerequisite(s): POLM 3000.
Also offered at the graduate level, with different requirements, as POLM 5012, for which additional credit is precluded.
Seminar three hours per week

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

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