The Joint-Major Honours program in International Political Economy (IPE). 20.0 credits including the following 7.0 credits:

  • 2.0 credits consisting of ECON 1010H (101H), 1020H (102H), POST 1000Y
  • 1.0 credit from POST 2230Y (223), 2400Y (240) or IDST 2000Y (200)
  • 1.0 credit from course list A (see below)
  • 1.0 credit from course list B (see below)
  • 1.0 credit from course list C (see below)
  • 1.0 additional credit from one of A, B, or C
  • at least one credit must be at the 3000-level
  • at least one credit must be at the 4000-level
  • The Program has designed a joint-major honours degree planning sheet to help you organize your required and elective courses.

Course list A

  • ECON 3110H—International Trade

  • ECON 3120H—International Finance

  • ECON 3620H—Growth of The Global Economy,1850-Present

  • ECON-IDST 3310H—The economic s of developing countries

  • ECON-IDST 3330H—The economics of the global interdependence

  • HIST 2500Y—Making a “globalized world”: A 20th century history

  • HIST-CAST 3080Y/ 3081H—Business history: The Canadian experience in international perspective

  • HIST-IDST 2401H—The emergence of modern Africa before 1880

  • HIST-IDST 2402H—The emergence of modern Africa since 1880

  • HIST-IDST 2471H—Introduction to Latin America, 1500-1990

  • HIST-IDST 3401H—Southern Africa in the 19th century

  • HIST-IDST 3402H—Southern Africa in the 20th century

Course list B

  • POST 3170H—U.S Politics
  • POST 3200H—Ordering world politics I: U.S. foreign policy in the 20th century and beyond
  • POST 3240H—European Integration
  • POST 3260H—North American Politics
  • POST 3280H—Critical Security Studies
  • POST 3340H—Democracy in theory and practice
  • POST 4200H—Politics of Globalization I: Thinking critically, thinking globally
  • POST 4280Y/4281H—Government and politics of the middle east
  • POST-CAST 3210H—Ordering world politics II: Canadian foreign policy in the 20th century and beyond
  • POST-IDST 3290H, 4270H—Causes of War/ Democracy and Globe order
  • POST-SOCI 3230Y—Nationalism and political order in global perspective
  • POST-WMST 3880Y/3881H—The politics of gender and globalization

Course list C

  • ANTH-IDST 3010Y—African culture and society

  • ANTH-IDST 3040Y—Latin American  culture and society

  • ENGL 3707H—Literature and globalization

  • ERST-CAST-POST 4600H—Public policy in global perspective

  • ERST-IDST-POST 3601Y—Environmental and development

  • ERST-IDST-POST 4610H—Global environmental policy

  • IDST 2000Y—Development analysis

  • IDST 3100Y—International development studies in an economic context

  • IDST 4000Y—Advanced topics in development theory and research