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University of Ottawa | Faculty of Social Sciences

Joint Honours BSocSc in Communication and Political Science


(4 years/120 credits)

Suggested Course Sequence

1 ST YEAR OF STUDIES (10 COURSES/30 CREDITS):


FALL SESSION (15 CREDITS/5 COURSES):

ENG1100: Workshop in Essay Writing


CMN1148: Introduction to Organizational Communication
POL1101: Introduction to Political Science
6 elective credits (2 course)

WINTER SESSION (15 CREDITS/5 COURSES):

3 credits (1 course) from:


o ENG1120: Literature and Composition I: Prose Fiction
o ENG1121: Literature and Composition II: Drama and Poetry
CMN1160: Introduction to Media Studies
Recommended course:
o POL1102: Politics and Globalization
6 elective credits (2 courses)

2 ND YEAR OF STUDIES (10 COURSES/30 CREDITS):

POL2101: Introduction to Canadian Politics


POL2103: Introduction to International Relations and Global Politics
POL2104: Introduction to Comparative Politics
POL2107: Introduction to Political Thought
POL2108: Modern Political Thought I
CMN2148: Organizational Communication
CMN2160: Theories of the Media
3 credits (1 course) from:
o CMN2101: Research Methods in Communication
o POL2156: Foundations of Research in Political Science
3 optional CMN credits (1 course)
3 elective credits (1 course)

3 RD YEAR OF STUDIES (10 COURSES/30 CREDITS):

CMN3105: Media Ethics

CMN3109: Theories of Communication


CMN3130: Communication Planning
CMN3133: Political Communication
POL3102: Modern Political Thought II
3 credits (1 course) from:
o CMN3102: Quantitative Methods
o POL3371: Quantitative Analysis in Political Science
3 credits (1 course) from:
o CMN3103: Qualitative Methods
o POL3370: Qualitative Analysis in Political Science
3 optional CMN credits (1 course)
6 optional POL credits (2 courses)

4 TH YEAR OF STUDIES (10 COURSES/30 CREDITS):

3 credits (1 course) from list A


3 credits (1 course) from list B
3 credits (1 course) from list C
3 credits (1 course) from list D
9 optional CMN credits (3 courses) at the 4000 level
6 optional POL credits (2 courses) at the 4000 level
3 elective credits (1 course)

LISTS OF OPTIONAL COURSES:


LIST A:

CMN4105: Ethics and Information Society


CMN4148: Communication and Governmental Organizations
CMN4168: Communication and International Development
CMN4185: Political Economy of the Media

LIST B:

POL3172: Political Participation and Mobilization in Canada


POL4134: Law, Politics, and the Constitution in Canada
POL4150: Electoral Systems and Political Parties
POL4154: Parliamentary Government in Canada
POL4157: Federalism and Public Policy in Canada
POL4166: Social and Political Thought in Canada
POL4565 : Dveloppement des idologies sociales et politiques au Qubec

LIST C:

POL3111: International Organizations


POL3115: Comparative Politics of Development
POL4124: The Politics of Security
POL4176: International Political Economy
POL4522 : Multilatralisme: formes et enjeux

LIST D:

POL4310: Honours Seminar in Political Thought


POL4320: Honours Seminar in Canadian Politics
POL4330: Honours Seminar in International Relations and Global Politics
POL4350: Honours Seminar in Comparative Politics
POL4930: Honours Seminar in International Relations and Global Politics