Master of Arts (M.A.) Political Science (Non-Thesis): Social Statistics (45 credits)

Offered by: Political Science     Degree: Master of Arts

Program Requirements

This program is currently not offered.

Research Project (18 credits)

  • POLI 693 M.A. Research Proposal (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Political Science : Independent work under the supervision of the academic advisor(s) leading to a research essay proposal.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • POLI 694 Research Preparation 1 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Political Science : Preparatory work towards the Master's research project.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • POLI 695 Research Preparation 2 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Political Science : Preparatory work towarrds the Master's research project.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • POLI 696 Research Preparation 3 (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Political Science : Preparatory work towards the Master's research project.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • POLI 699 Master's Research Essay (6 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Political Science : The Master's research paper should explore a clearly defined problem, show familiarity with the most important work previously done in the field, and demonstrate the ability to carry out research, organize results and present them in good literary style. Normally the paper will flow out of a previous graduate seminar and will be approximately 50 pages in length.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Required Course (6 credits)

  • POLI 691 Bibliographic Methods 1 (6 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Political Science : Research-related skills and the production of a research bibliography.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019, Summer 2019

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

Complementary Courses (21 credits)

3 credits chosen from the following:

  • ECON 688 Seminar on Social Statistics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Economics (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Economics (Arts) : Seminar on social statistics.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • POLI 688 Seminar on Social Statistics (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Political Science : Special topics on social statistics and presentations of ongoing research by students pursuing M.A. Option in Social Statistics in any of the participating disciplines.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

3-6 credits, either of the following 3-credit options, or preferably both:

  • POLI 612 Research Methods in Political Science (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Political Science : This seminar offers an overview of the fundamental principles of political science research. Emphasis is placed on acquainting students with the methods and techniques most commonly used by political scientists. Topics include research project design, procedures for carrying out research, as well as both qualitatively- and quantitatively-oriented methods of data collection, processing, and analysis.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Elisabeth Gidengil (Fall)

or a suitable more advanced course.

One of the following:

  • POLI 561 Seminar: Political Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Overview

    Political Science : A topic in political philosophy such as democracy, liberty, property or nationalism, or a political philosopher, is studied to enable students to research a topic in depth, to present their papers to the seminar, and to engage in and profit from discussion and debate.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Yves Winter (Fall)

    • Prerequisite: At least one upper-level course in political philosophy

    • Restriction: Open to graduate students, final year Honours students, and other advanced undergraduates with the permission of the instructor

    • Note: The field is Political Theory.

  • POLI 613 Selected Themes: Political Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Political Science : A seminar on a theme in contemporary political theory or in the history of political theory.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Catherine Lu (Fall) Arash Abizadeh (Winter)

    • Note: The field is Political Theory.

  • POLI 614 Classical Political Thought (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Political Science : Review of classical political thought.

    Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2018-2019 academic year.

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2018-2019 academic year.

  • POLI 616 Modern Political Analysis (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Political Science : An introduction to the concepts underlying modern approaches to the study of politics. The scope of the discipline will be delineated and the foundations of empirical research, including the philosophy and methodology of science especially as these apply to social science, will be considered. Various alternatives and critiques will be presented and evaluated.

    Terms: Fall 2018

    Instructors: Kelly Gordon (Fall)

    • Note: The field is Political Theory.

  • POLI 617 Problems in Political Theory (3 credits)

    Offered by: Political Science (Faculty of Arts)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Political Science : An introduction to central normative issues in the study of politics. The seminar consists of lectures, oral presentations, discussion and research papers.

    Terms: Fall 2018, Winter 2019

    Instructors: Jacob Levy (Fall) Yves Winter (Winter)

    • Note: The field is Political Theory.

12-15 credits of 500- or 600-level POLI courses; up to 6 credits in related disciplines may be allowed if they are appropriate to the program.

Candidates for the M.A. degree follow a program approved on an individual basis by the Department.

Faculty of Arts—2018-2019 (last updated Aug. 22, 2018) (disclaimer)