The Real World of Politics: An Introduction
This course introduces students to political science by examining contemporary issues such as the politics of climate change, borders and trade agreements, terrorism, political participation and protest, Indigenous rights, and elections and electoral systems.
TBA. All texts will be made available, for free, online via Quercus.
Format and Requirements
One two-hour lecture per week, plus weekly tutorials. Students will be required to write one 5-page essay and one final exam.
January 26, 2023
Congratulations to our 2021/22 undergraduate award & scholarship recipients! Following a two-year hiatus, the department was delighted to return to hosting our undergraduate awards in-person this year to celebrate our...
June 3, 2021
In a bid to motivate her students in what has been a very difficult academic year, Professor Rebecca Kingston decided to give those enrolled in the winter 2021 term of...
May 21, 2020
Congratulations to undergraduate student Cheryl Cheung who has received a University of Toronto Excellence Award (UTEA). Going into her third year majoring in political science, with minors in visual studies...
January 29, 2020
Congratulations to all our amazing undergraduate students who picked up one the department’s twenty-three awards and scholarships at our annual undergraduate awards ceremony. In attendance were Dean of Arts &...