An Introduction to Government and Politics

Designed to present a critical overview of the major concepts and themes in political science, this course introduces the major subfields, including Canadian politics, political theory, international relations, comparative politics, and gender and politics. It addresses many traditional subjects of the field, such as power relations, theories of the state and democracy, international institutions, evolving conceptualizations of citizenship, and political economy. The course further examines critical questions surrounding colonialism and race relations, the politics of poverty and inequity, and the role of the media in political controversies.

Note: Restricted to Arts & Science, Justice, Social Work, Therapeutic Rec and Open Studies

Designed to present a critical overview of the major concepts and themes in political science, this course introduces the major subfields, including Canadian politics, political theory, international relations, comparative politics, and gender and politics. It addresses many traditional subjects of the field, such as power relations, theories of the state and democracy, international institutions, evolving conceptualizations of citizenship, and political economy. The course further examines critical questions surrounding colonialism and race relations, the politics of poverty and inequity, and the role of the media in political controversies.

Note: Restricted to Arts & Science, Justice, Therapeutic Rec and Open Studies


Term Duration Schedule Class Section Open Studies

Edmonton

Winter Jan 9 - Apr 28, 2023 Tue: 12:30 - 03:30 pm
11701 A01 Yes

To take this course, you must be enrolled in one of the related programs:

Tuition and fees for 2021-2022 Open Studies

Tuition estimate + Fees estimate = Total estimate
One 3-credit course $495 $695.50 $1,190.50
See the detailed fees for this course
Digital resource fee: $7 max per term
Program and supplies fee: $0 max per term
Registrarial and student service fee: $41 max per term
Student technology fee: $12 max per term
Students’ Association fees
Health and dental plan: $386 per year
Students’ Association: $51.50 per term
U-Pass: $180 per term
Legal plan: $18 per year

Note: You may be eligible to opt out of some Student Association fees after enrolling. Visit Tuition and Fees for more information.

Tuition estimate + Fees estimate = Total estimate
One 3-credit course $1497 $695.50 $2,192.50
See the detailed fees for this course
Digital resource fee: $7 max per term
Program and supplies fee: $0 max per term
Registrarial and student service fee: $41 max per term
Student technology fee : $12 max per term
Students’ Association fees
Health and dental plan : $386 per year
Students’ Association : $51.50 per term
U-Pass : $180 per term
Legal plan : $18 per term

Note: You may be eligible to opt out of some Student Association fees after enrolling. Visit Tuition and Fees for more information.

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