The University of the West Indies (UWI), at Cave Hill, Barbados

The University of the West Indies

at Cave Hill, Barbados

Undergraduate Programmes

POLITICAL SCIENCE with Gender and Development Studies - Major / Minor

Please note that this programme structure acts as a guideline, refer to your Undergraduate Handbook for official programme information.

Some courses are accompanied by a webpage which includes course information.

LEVEL I

1. SOCI 1004 The Logic of Social Inquiry
2. ECON 1005 Introductory Statistics
3. MGMT 1000 Introduction to Computers

4. One (1) of:
FOUN 1001 English for Academic Purposes Or
FOUN 1008 Rhetoric II: Writing for Special Purposes

5. One (1) of:
FOUN 1101 Caribbean Civilization Or
FOUN 1201 Science, Medicine and Technology in Society

6. GOVT 1000 Introduction to Political Analysis
7. GOVT 1001 Introduction to Caribbean Politics
8. GEND 1103 Theoretical Concepts and Sources of Knowledge
9. SOCI 1002 Introduction to Sociology I
10. An approved Level I course


LEVEL II

1. GOVT 2014 Western Political Thought
2. GOVT 2015 Modern Political Thought
3. GOVT 3017 Caribbean Governance I
4. GOVT 3018 Caribbean Governance II
5. SOCI 2006 Qualitative Research Methods
6. SOCI 2007 Survey Design and Analysis

7. One (1) of:
GEND 2201 An Introductory Course I: Introduction to Women Studies Or
GEND 2202 An Introductory Course II: Women and Development in the Caribbean

8. GOVT 2010 Politics of Developing Nations
9. GOVT 2000 Women and Politics

10. One (1) of:
GEND 3701 Men and Masculinities in the Caribbean: Theoretical Perspective Or
GEND 3702 Men and Masculinities in the Caribbean: Contemporary Issues


LEVEL III

1. GOVT 2016 Caribbean Political Philosophy
2. GOVT 2024 Contemporary Political Democracy
3. GOVT 3000 African Political Philosophy in Antiquity
4. GOVT 3015 International Politics and Political Economy
5. GOVT 3049 Caribbean International Politics
6. GOVT 3014 Theories of International Politics
7. GOVT 2025 Trade and the Environment
8. SOCI 3027 Gender and Development

9 - 10. Two (2) of:
GEND 2501 Women Leaders and Change in Developing Countries
GEND 2002 Gender in Caribbean Culture II
GEND 2005 Crimes by and Against Women: Theories, Evidence and Popular Portrayals
GEND 2006 Gender and Religion
GEND 2110 Gender in Caribbean Economic Relations
GEND 2203 Feminist Theoretical Frameworks
GEND 3703 Feminist Critiques of Development Theories: Implications for Policy and Planning
GEND 3705 Gender and Sexuality
PSYC 2017 Gender and Psychology
LAW 3260 Gender and Law in the Commonwealth Caribbean

Department of Government, Sociology & Social Work
Tel: (246) 417-4288/4293/4996 Fax: (246) 417-4425 Email: gss@cavehill.uwi.edu