POLI 499

Honours Seminar and Essay

Units: 3.0

Hours: 3-0-0

Students will prepare an in-depth examination of a selected topic in Political Science, working closely with a faculty supervisor. The seminar will meet on occasion in fall and spring terms for student presentations of essay proposals and work in progress. The essay should be approximately 15,000 words, must conform to acceptable standards of style and format, and must be submitted before the end of second term classes. An oral presentation and defence of the final essay will be scheduled during exam period in April.


  • POLI 338 and POLI 339; and
  • minimum fourth-year standing; and
  • declared Honours in Political Science; or
  • permission of the department.

Undergraduate course in Political Science offered by the Department of Political Science in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Summer 2019 Fall 2019 Spring 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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