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The Standard PHE stream provides students with a flexible, but well-rounded program of studies. This stream involves a careful multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary examination of the structure and processes of public life and of the current and historical challenges we face. Students choose from a wide range of courses, while being assured of exposure to both theory-focused and policy-focused courses in both North American and international contexts.

Course selection

When selecting politics, history, and economics courses within the PHE major, students specializing in the Standard Stream should include the following:

Program Streams
Program streams allow for specialization within a degree program and prepare students for future employment and professional studies.

    Our Politics, History & Economics grads go on to study:

  • Economic Development
  • International Affairs
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Public Policy