POLI 200

The political institutions, processes, and problems in Canada and other democratic and non-democratic governments. Basic terminology. Classification of political systems. Ideologies. Democratic representation. Constitutions and civil liberties. Federalism. Legislatures, executives, and bureaucracy. Legal adjudication. Public opinion and voting behaviour. Political parties and interest groups. Basic issues in international relations. Note: This course is required for all majors in Political Science.