Public Policy Studies
Do you often find yourself browsing through the news on your phone? Do you get excited when you read about government passing legislation you believe has the potential to create a positive change?
The public policy stream is designed for those who are interested in careers related to government. Regulation, legislation, human and constitutional rights, economic systems, and more are examined in depth with particular attention devoted to the Canadian context. Student choosing to specialize in King's public policy studies stream will graduate equipped to tackle the many challenges that come with formulating tomorrows laws and policies.
In addition to the required general courses for the PHE program, students specializing in Public Policy Studies may take the following:
6 credits of:
- POLI 319 - Human Rights
- POLI 320 - Canadian Government and Politics
- POLI 353 - Political History of the United States, 1776-present
- POLI 380 - World Politics
3 credits of:
- ECON 309 - Intermediate Applied Microeconomic Theory
- ECON 310 - Intermediate Applied Macroeconomic Theory
3 credits of:
- HIST 360 - Canada to Confederation
- HIST 361 - Canada Since Confederation
- HIST 460 - History of Christianity in Canada
Plus 9 more credits of any of the above courses
Program advising streams are carefully selected groups of courses designed to prepare students for employment and professional study in areas of interest to them.