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Political Science at UWindsor

Certificate in Law and Politics

The Law and Politics Certificate is constructed to provide students with an academically rigorous set of courses that foster the skill sets demanded by law schools, and to provide students with an introduction to the ways in which legal studies intersect with political science, philosophy, history, women’s studies and social justice. This certificate can be completed in conjunction with a Political Science degree or any major within the Faculty of Arts and Social Science or the wider university, and will be of interest to any student intending to pursue a career in law. 

Course requirements

Ten courses

a) POLS 1000, POLS 1600, and PHIL 1600 or PHIL 1620;

b) Two of POLS 2140 , POLS 3140, POLS 3630;

c) Five of ENGL 1001, PHIL 2210, PHIL 2260, SACR 2600, SACR 2620, HIST 2870, WGST 3100, WORK 2000, POLS 2200, POLS 2210, INCS 2350, INCS 2360

Learn more about course requirements (course titles and descriptions can be found on links from that page).

Questions should be directed to the department's academic counsellor.