An introduction to the historical development and current shape of law in Canada, with emphasis on Canada’s context within the larger legal world, pathways to legal careers, and the challenges and opportunities posed by international law.
Introduction to Politics & International Studies (POL‑121)
Introduction to Politics & International Studies
An introduction to the study of politics, including forms of government, the building blocks of politics, and the various visions that people bring to political life.
Canada and the World (POL‑210)
Canada and the World
An introduction to Canadian government and politics, with special emphasis on Canada’s foreign affairs, and its role in the world. Topics covered include the constitution, the role of the executive, legislative and judicial branches, parties, elections, and policy making, both at home and abroad.