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 Public Sector Management- Major / Minor

Please note that this programme structure acts as a guideline, refer to your Undergraduate Hanbook 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. MGMT 1000 Introduction to Computers

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

4. ECON 1005 Introductory Statistics

5. One (1) of:
FOUN 1101 Caribbean Civilization Or
FOUN 1210 Science, Medicine and Tech. in Society

6. GOVT 1000 Introduction to Political Analysis
7. GOVT 1001 Introduction to Caribbean Politics
8. MGMT 1001 Principles of Management
9. ACCT 1002 Introduction to Financial Accounting
10. ACCT 1003 Introduction to Cost and Management


LEVEL II

1. GOVT 2014 Western Political Thought
2. GOVT 3017 Caribbean Governance I
3. GOVT 2010 Politics of Developing Nations
4. MGMT2008 Organizational Behaviour
5. SOCI 2006 Qualitative Research Methods
6. GOVT 2015 Modern Political Thought
7. GOVT 3018 Caribbean Governance II
8. GOVT 2024 Contemporary Political Democracy
9. MGMT3017 Human Resources Management
10. SOCI 2007 Survey Design and Analysis


LEVEL III

1. GOVT 3014 Theories of International Politics
2. GOVT 2021 Socialist Political Economy Or
GOVT 2016 Caribbean Political Philosophy

3. MGMT2028 Management in Government II
4. MGMT3073 Managing Development
5. MGMT3056 Project Management
6. GOVT 3015 International Politics and Political Economy
7. GOVT 3049 Caribbean International Politics
8. MGMT3038 Cross National Management

9-10. Two (2) of:
MGMT3018 Industrial Relations
GOVT 2016 Caribbean Political Philosophy
SOCI 2013 Caribbean Social Development
SOCI 3013 Caribbean Social Policy
SOCI 3027 Gender and Development
SOCI 3007 Rural Development
SOCI 3014 Criminology
GOVT 3025 Trade and the Environment
GOVT 2057 eGovernance in Small Island Developing States I
GOVT3058 eGovernance in Small Island Developing States II
GOVT 2000 Women and Politics
GOVT 3000 African Political Philosophy in Antiquity
SOCI 3026 Sociology of Development
SOCI 3035 Caribbean Social Problems
An approved Level II/III course.


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