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Minor in Public Administration

The Minor in Public Administration is comprised of three types of courses. There are courses focused on government as a political actor which provide the students with insights into the nature of modern politics. There are policy courses which emphasize the various terrains on which government and organized interests interact. Finally, there are courses in administration. The Minor in Public Administration provides the student with a comprehensive overview of Canadian public administration and policy.

Administered by: Department of Politics and Public Administration

To receive this Minor, students must complete six (6) courses from the following curriculum:

Required courses (2):

  • PPA 101 Cdn Public Administration I: Institutions
  • PPA 102 Cdn Public Administration II: Processes

Plus two (2) of the following:

  • POL 101 Canadian Political Institutions
  • POL 102 Political Processes in Canada
  • PPA 120 Canadian Politics and Government
  • PPA 121 Ontario Politics and Government or POG 310 Provincial Politics
  • PPA 122 Local Politics and Government or POL 123 Urban Government in Canada or POG 410 Canadian Urban Politics
  • PPA 124 Indigenous Politics and Governance or POG 440 Indigenous Governance/Justice
  • PPA 125 Rights, Equity and the State or POG 315 Equity and Human Rights in Canada
  • PPA 319 Politics of Work and Labour
  • PPA 425 Intergovernmental Relations or POG 416 The Politics of Canadian Federalism

Plus two (2) of the following:

Please see  (PDF file) Senate Policy 2, Section 7.4 for further information about Minors.