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Semester Schedule

 

Department Undergraduate Courses Semester Schedule

Major in Political Studies

This major requires students to take two first-year courses in Political Studies.

In the second year, students choose one unit in Semester One and one unit in Semester Two. HIST2003 (History of Sub-Saharan Africa) may be taken towards the Political Studies major.

In the third year of study, students choose two units in Semester One and two units in Semester Two from our range of available options. In the third year, students may choose to do HIST3003 (History of the African City) towards this major.

Level

Semester 1

Semester 2

1

POLS1007

Introduction to Political Studies

E slot

POLS1008

States, Power and Governance

E slot
2

HIST2003

History of Sub-Saharan Africa*

B slot

POLS2012

South Africa: Politics & Governance

B slot
  OR OR
 

POLS2006

Social Theories of Modernity

D slot

POLS2002

Feminist Theory and Politics

D slot
    OR
2  

POLS2015

Human Rights and Political Studies

B slot
3

POLS3003

Development Concepts & Experience

C slot

POLS3016

The Politics & Ideologies of Redistribution

C slot
 

POLS3008

Political Sociology

C slot

POLS3017

Liberty, Justice and Politics of Difference

C slot
 

POLS3018

Conflict, Stability and State Building in Africa

C slot

HIST3003

History of the African City*

C slot
2  

POLS3019

Selected Topic in Political Studies III - Urban Politics & Governance

E slot

Major in African Studies in History & Politics

This major requires students to have two first year credits (36 points) either in History or in Political Studies. Students enrolling for this major will, in the second year, register for: HIST2003 - History of Sub-Saharan Africa and POLS2012 - South Africa: Politics and Governance In the third year the major in African Studies in History and Politics will require 72 points from: POLS3003 - Development Concepts and Experience; POLS3016 - The Politics and Ideologies of Redistribution; POLS3018 - Conflict, Stability and State Building in Africa HIST3003 - History of the African City. Students can substitute one of the above with a module (18 points) from the third year modules in International Relations, Sociology, Philosophy, Anthropology or History.

Level

Semester 1

Semester 2

1

POLS1007

Introduction to Political Studies

E slot

POLS1008

States, Power and Governance

E slot
2

HIST2003

History of Sub-Saharan Africa*

B slot

POLS2012

South Africa: Politics & Governance

B slot
3

POLS3003

Development Concepts & Experience

C slot

POLS3016

The Politics & Ideologies of Redistribution

C slot
 

POLS3008

Political Sociology

C slot

HIST3003

History of the African City*

C slot
 

POLS3018

Conflict, Stability and State Building in Africa

C slot

POLS3019

Selected Topic in Political Studies III - Urban Politics & Governance

E slot
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