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 Sociology - 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. HIST 1004 Introductory History of the Caribbean
2. GOVT 1000 Introduction to Political Analysis
3. GOVT 1001 Introduction to Caribbean Politics
4. SOCI 1004 The Logic of Social Inquiry
5. SOCI 1002 Introduction to Sociology I
6. SOCI 1000 Introduction to Sociology II

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

8. MGMT 1000 Introduction to Computers

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

10. ECON 1005 Introductory Statistics


LEVEL II

1. SOCI 2000 Classical Social Theory
2. SOCI 2001 Modern Social Theory
3. SOCI 2006 Qualitative Research Methods
4. SOCI 2007 Survey Design and Analysis
5. GOVT 2014 Western Political Thought
6. GOVT 2015 Modern Political Thought
7. GOVT 3017 Caribbean Governance I
8. GOVT 3018 Caribbean Governance II
9. GOVT 2016 Caribbean Political Philosophy Or
10. One (1) Level II or III Sociology course not yet taken
Or An approved Political Science course


LEVEL III

1. GOVT 2010 Politics of Developing Nations
2. GOVT 2024 Contemporary Political Democracy

3. One (1) of:
GOVT 2021 Socialist Political Economy Or
GOVT 2000 Women and Politics

4. GOVT 3049 Caribbean International Politics
5. GOVT 3015 International Politics and Political Economy
6. GOVT 3014 Theories of International Politics
7-9 Any three (3) Level II or III Sociology courses not taken in Level II

10. One (1) of:
GOVT 3000 African Political Philosophy in Antiquity
GOVT 3025 Trade and the Environment
GOVT 2057 eGovernance for Small Island Developing States I
GOVT3058 eGovernance for Small Island Developing States II
Or An approved Level II/III Political Science Or Sociology course.

 

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