Political Science, Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences, SFU

Simon Fraser University offers a Bachelor of Arts degree with a Major in Political Science.

  • Students can also complete an Honours, Joint Major, Extended Minor or Minor in Political Science.
  • All information concerning applying for the Major can be found on the SFU Political Science Department website.

Useful links when using this course planning worksheet:

SFU Calendar 
SFU Department website
BC Transfer Guide
Langara Diagnostic Tests


In addition to the SFU general requirements, these are the lower division requirements for this major:

SFU Courses

Credits

Langara Equivalents

Credits

One of:

POL 100

POL 101W

 

3

3

One of:

POLI 1100

Unavailable

 

3

0

All of:

POL 200W

POL 201

POL 210

 

4

4

3

All of:

Unavailable

Unavailable

POLI 2270 or 2295

 

0

0

3

One of:

POL 221

POL 222

POL 253

 

3

3

3

One of:

POLI 1119

Unavailable

Unavailable

 

3

0

0

One of:

POL 121

POL 141

 

3

3

One of:

Unavailable

Unavailable

 

0

0

One of: 

One additional lower division POL course

 

3

 

 One of:

See BC Transfer Guide

 

3

Electives 1

 

Electives 1

 

 Footnotes:

1 The electives should include SFU W/Q/B requirements.

This course planning outline is created by the Langara College Counselling Department and is intended for use only as a guide. SFU's requirements are subject to change, and it is the student’s responsibility to consult original sources to ensure accuracy.

Updated June 2021