This course assists students gain a foundational understanding of political science’s key concepts and practicalities. Among those considered are the fundamental nature of politics; power in all its guises; government systems; political beliefs, attitudes, and values; and various ideologies. From these bases, consideration is then given to constitution(s), executive(s), bureaucracy(ies), party(ies), interest group(s), election(s), and international relations. From their study and by working up case studies, students should become better informed politically and able to proceed to other political science courses.
Minimum Credits: 3 Length: 45 hours Prerequisites: None Delivery Method: On-campus Cost: $358.14 Course Outline: https://sps.cotr.bc.ca/Outlines/Course Outlines/POLI100.pdf