Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Politics, Philosophy and Economics – Specialization (Arts) – Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

PPEC-P-BAH
Subject:  Administered by the Departments of Economics, Philosophy and Political Studies.
Plan:  Consists of 42.0 core and option units in one Sub-plan, plus 21.0 units in each of the other two disciplines, as described below.
Program:  The Plan, with sufficient electives to total 120.0 units, will lead to a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Degree.

1. Sub-Plans (84.0 units)

A. Economics (ECPP) (84.0 UNITS)

i. Core
a. Select 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Principles of Economics
Introductory Microeconomics
and Introductory Macroeconomics
b. Complete the following:
PPEC 200Introduction to the Study of Politics, Philosophy and Economics3.00
c. Complete the following:
ECON 212Microeconomic Theory I3.00
ECON 222Macroeconomic Theory I3.00
ECON 250Introduction to Statistics3.00
ECON 255Introduction to Mathematical Economics3.00
d. Select 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Microeconomic Theory II
Macroeconomic Theory II
Introductory Econometrics
e. Complete the following:
PPEC 400Research Seminar in Politics, Philosophy and Economcis3.00
f. Select 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Differential and Integral Calculus
Differential and Integral Calculus
Differential and Integral Calculus
Differential and Integral Calculus I
and Differential and Integral Calculus II
ii. Option
a. ECON_Options3.00
b. ECON at the 300 level or above6.00
iii. Philosophy
a. PHIL at the 100 level6.00
b. Select 6.00 units from the following:6.00
PHIL_Options
Epistemology and Metaphysics
Ethics
c. PHIL at the 200 level or above9.00
iv. Politics
a. Complete the following:
POLS 110
POLS 250
Introduction to Politics and Government
and Political Theory
12.00
b. POLS_Options6.00
c. POLS at the 200 level or above3.00
Total Units84.00

B. Philosophy (PHPE) (84.0 UNITS)

i. Core
a. PHIL at the 100 level6.00
b. Complete the following:
PPEC 200Introduction to the Study of Politics, Philosophy and Economics3.00
c. Complete the following:
PHIL 250
PHIL 257
Epistemology and Metaphysics
and Ethics
12.00
d. Complete the following:
PHIL 260Philosophy of Logic and Language3.00
e. Select 3.00 units from the following:3.00
Ancient Philosophy
Early Modern Philosophy
Investigations in the History of Philosophy
Introduction to Kant
Continental Philosophy, 1900-1960
Continental Philosophy 1960-present
f. Complete the following:
PPEC 400Research Seminar in Politics, Philosophy and Economcis3.00
ii. Option
a. PHIL_Options3.00
b. PHIL at the 400 level6.00
c. PHIL at the 300 level or above3.00
iii. Economics
a. Select 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Principles of Economics
Introductory Microeconomics
and Introductory Macroeconomics
b. ECON_Options6.00
c. ECON at the 200 level or above9.00
iv. Politics
a. Complete the following:
POLS 110
POLS 250
Introduction to Politics and Government
and Political Theory
12.00
b. POLS_Options6.00
c. POLS at the 200 level or above3.00
Total Units84.00

C. Politics (POPE) (84.0 UNITS)

i. Core
a. Complete the following:
POLS 110
POLS 250
Introduction to Politics and Government
and Political Theory
12.00
b. Complete the following:
PPEC 200Introduction to the Study of Politics, Philosophy and Economics3.00
c. Complete the following:
POLS 384
POLS 385
Strategies of Political Research
and Introduction to Statistics
6.00
d. Complete the following:
PPEC 400Research Seminar in Politics, Philosophy and Economcis3.00
ii. Option
a. POLS_Options3.00
b. POLS at the 400 level or above3.00
c. POLS at the 300 level or above3.00
d. POLS at the 200 level or above9.00
iii. Economics
a. Select 6.00 units from the following:6.00
Introductory Microeconomics
and Introductory Macroeconomics
b. ECON_Options6.00
c. ECON at the 200 level or above9.00
iv. Philosophy
a. PHIL at the 100 level6.00
b. Select 6.00 units from the following:6.00
PHIL_Options
Epistemology and Metaphysics
Ethics
c. PHIL at the 200 level or above9.00
Total Units84.00

2. Notes

A. ECON courses at the 200 level or above may require MATH 126 Differential and Integral Calculus or MATH 120 Differential and Integral Calculus or MATH 121 Differential and Integral Calculus or (MATH 123 Differential and Integral Calculus I and MATH 124 Differential and Integral Calculus II).

B. POLS courses at the 300 level require (12 units in POLS at the 200 level or above) and (a GPA of 2.0 on all units in POLS), or permission of the Department.

C. PHIL 318 Philosophy of Lawis recommended from the list of PHIL option courses.

D. A maximum of 6.0 units from courses offered by other Faculties and Schools may be counted toward the program and/or Plan Requirements. This includes courses in BMED, COMM, GLPH, LAW, NURS and courses in the Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science.

PPEC Course Lists

The following lists contain courses offered through the Departments of Economics, Philosophy and Political Studies. In accordance with Academic Regulation 2.5 (Access to Classes), students do not have enrolment priority in all of these courses.  Access to these courses may only be made available during the Open Enrolment period, and then only if space permits.

ECON_Options

Economics Options
ECON 223Macroeconomic Policy3.00
ECON 231Emergence of the Modern Industrial Economy3.00
ECON 232The Diffusion of Modern Economic Growth3.00
ECON 239Economic Development3.00
ECON 240Canadian Tax Policy3.00
ECON 241Economic Aspects of Selected Social Issues3.00
ECON 243The Economics of Health Care3.00
ECON 244Economics of Indigenous Communities3.00
ECON 261Canadian Labour Relations3.00
ECON 262Labour Market and Gender Differences3.00
ECON 280Population and Economic Change3.00
ECON 290Environmental Economics and Assessment3.00

PHIL_Options

Philosophy Options
PHIL 201Philosophy and Medicine3.00
PHIL 247Practical Ethics3.00
PHIL 261Philosophy of Mathematics3.00
PHIL 263Philosophy of Religion3.00
PHIL 276Critical Perspective on Social Diversity3.00
PHIL 293Humans and the Natural World3.00
PHIL 296Animals and Society3.00
PHIL 301Bioethics3.00
PHIL 303Ethics and Business3.00
PHIL 310Development Ethics3.00
PHIL 318Philosophy of Law3.00
PHIL 343Social and Political Philosophy3.00
PHIL 347Contemporary Moral Philosophy3.00
PHIL 376Philosophy and Feminism3.00

POLS_Options

Political Studies Options
POLS 262International Political Economy3.00
POLS 264World Politics in Historical Perspective3.00
POLS 280Introduction to Women, Gender and Pols3.00
POLS 318The Canadian Welfare State3.00
POLS 319Public Discourse in Canada: Issues and Debates3.00
POLS 351Liberal Theory3.00
POLS 353History of Political Thought3.00
POLS 354Democratic Theory3.00
POLS 358Critical Perspectives on Contemporary Capitalism3.00
POLS 359Issues in Political Theory3.00
POLS 380Puzzles in Political Economy3.00
POLS 383Law and the Governmental Process3.00
POLS 388Citizenship and Non-Citizenship3.00