School of Political Sciences

School of Political Sciences

Bachelor (Licence) in Political Science (BA)

OBJECTIVES

The program addresses current events and the foundations of political science from several angles to develop key skills in understanding and analysis of political action as well as its practical application. The first year allows you to introduce you to various areas of political science. The program subsequently leads to specialization in a concentration connection with your specific interests.

This includes learning Bachelor of qualitative and quantitative methods that will introduce you to documentary research. The program also offers two seminars which aim to promote exchanges and enhancing your public speaking abilities.

Abilities

If skills passionate about the power and organization of political and social life. Loving, analyze and solve problems, make decisions and assume responsibilities. Loving persuade and bring people together. Having the facility for social sciences. Having a critical and strategic direction developed. Mastering the French language. Being versatile and have good adaptability. Show initiative, honesty and integrity.

Opportunity

You will study the concepts and theories of political science to acquire a greater capacity for understanding and critical analysis. The program allows you to develop professional skills for collection, analysis and processing of information and to develop your oral and written communication skills. You will then be able to apply these skills that will serve you in the workplace.

This training allows you to work in teaching, research, the provincial government, federal or international, public relations and journalism. Several private companies that operate internationally are a potential hiring pool.

Professions

Administration Agent

Economic Development Officer

International Development Officer

Assistance Project Officer And International Development

Agent Socioeconomic Research And Planning

Research Officer on Social, Economic and Cultural

Public Affairs Officer

Information Officer

Diplomatic Agent

Policy Analyst

Attached 0r Political Advisor

Political Columnist

International Relations Advisor

Teacher

Journalist

Researcher

Editor


Employers

Educational Institutions

Companies Communication and Public Relations

Pollsters

News Media

Ministries And Public and Parapublic Organizations

Community Organizations

Unions

Political Parties or Organizations

ACCESS TO GRADUATE EDUCATION

Bachelor’s Degree – This leads to graduate studies, including political science, public affairs, international studies, public communication, international journalism and public relations.

CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION

All requirements must be met when undertaking the program.

The applicant must meet the following requirements:

Be 18 years or older.

Hold a high school diploma (Bac II) or its equivalent.

Having left school early.

Applicants presenting a combination of education and relevant experience deemed equivalent to that required of the holder applicant may be eligible as a result of the analysis of the file. The program is limited enrollment, the number of places is very limited.

Selection criteria

The application is analyzed on the basis of the quality of academic record.

Laptop Computer

In undertaking its program, the student must acquire, from the first session, a portable computer equipped with a number of software, allowing the applicant to undertake the course of his research. Proficiency in basic computer functions and common software is essential. Introductory courses to specialized software are offered outside the program.

Knowledge of French

Students admitted to the ESP must comply with the provisions relating to the implementation of the policy on the use of French at the University GOC

Non-francophone candidates

Candidates whose language of instruction in primary and secondary education is not the French must demonstrate a minimum level of knowledge of the French language. His skills in written French will be assessed on arrival and, where applicable, a patch French courses could be added to its journey.

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Bachelor (Licence) in Architectural Science (B. Sc. Arch.)

*This page presents the official version of the program. The University G.O.C. reserves the right to change the content without notice.

EHE – studies off-campus

EHE1IPP                Studies – International profile – Integrated Bachelor of
…………………….…….Philosophy and Political Science

EHE1POL               Studies – International profile – Bachelor of Political Science

EHE6POL               Studies – International profile – Masters in Political Science


POL – Political Science

POL0100               Basic Concepts in Political Science

POL1009               Foundations and news of political science

POL1010               empirical methodology in political science

POL2602               Topics in Political Science

POL2603               Political Science II Themes

POL6006               Internship (Political Science)

POL6011               Internship (Political Science)

POL7009               Epistemology and Political Science

POL7049               Special Topics (Political Science)

POL7050               Special Topics (Political Science)

POL7051               Special Topics (Political Science)

(90 credits)

RULE 1-33 At 36 AMONG CREDITS

Policy Analysis and Public Administration

POL-2201: government policies Analysis (3 Credits)

Description

Discussion of theoretical frameworks proposed for the study of public policy. Study of methods and techniques used for the analysis of these policies. Content analysis of government policies. Studied political sectors may vary, but the prospect remains comparative, that is to say at the international level, sectoral, or one and the other.

POL-2202: Haitian Public Administration (3 Credits)

Description

This course aims to familiarize students to the functioning of the Haitian government. The classic themes of public administration are addressed in order to present the practical operation in Haiti: administrative organization, public service, decision making, administrative cycle, the budget process and finally the control of the administration. Still in a concrete perspective, the course also introduces current topics such as the new public management and privatization.

POL-2203: Introduction to the theory of organizations (3 Credits)

Description

This course aims to understand, in a comparative perspective, the authors and concepts related to organizational and administrative studies. The following are common among other discussed: the contingency theory, biological metaphors, economic approaches, interpretative and historical and comparative administration. This is a course focused on the concepts and ideas and understanding that is more operational advice. A collection of excerpts from “classics” of the domain and the film equipment will be among the learning tools for students.

POL-2204: Comparative Local and Regional Authorities (3 Credits)

Description

This course aims to acquaint the student with the main components of the Haitian system of local and regional government in comparative perspective: history and concepts (centralization, decentralization and deconcentration), local administrative structures (municipalities, MRC, urban and regional), local elected officials, local democracy, municipal public services, municipal services, recent trends in pricing, privatization and deregulation, local finances and supervisory bodies.

POL-2207: Environmental Policies (3 Credits)

Description

The course objective is to introduce students to environmental issues from the perspective of policy analysis and public administration. The evolution of ecological thinking. The appearance of the main environmental issues and problems in contemporary societies. The instruments and management mechanisms at national and international level. The role of social forces. Haitian dimension of environmental policies. Foreign experiences.

POL-2209: Canadian Aboriginal Policy (3 Credits)

Description

T

his course presents the essential features of the plan at own Aboriginal Canadian political system, in terms of the structure and distribution of power. It is for students who want to learn about Aboriginal realities in a setting where prevailing tools and prospects of political analysis.

POL-2215: Money and Politics (3 Credits)

Description

This course focuses on the interaction between money and politics. He is interested first in the wealth of powerful money or power, or to public finances. Issues addressed: Why and how to tax and spend? What is the role of the state in the economy? Reversing the perspective, the course also focuses on the power of the rich or the power of money. Analyzed factors: corruption, transparency, secret, political financing and control of public finances. Finally, it discusses the discourse of specialists on the growth of public spending and public debt.

POL-2221: Public Health Policy (3 Credits)

Description

This course analyzes the public policies of health by integrating historical, philosophical, political, economic and sociological. It presents the first tools necessary for understanding the evolution and impact of health policies in a comparative perspective.

 POL-2417: Parliamentarism Compared: Quebec-France (3 Credits)

Description This course focuses on the operation and parliamentary work in both systems of different legal and political traditions. Its main objective is to present the organization and functioning of the parliamentary assemblies comparatively. It presents concepts such as parliamentary immunity, the Presidency, the political groups, the rules of debate, tracking bills, budgeting, control mechanisms and functioning of the commissions.

Thought and Political Theory

POL-2208: Foundations of Human Rights and Policy (3 Credits)

Description

Historical and theoretical perspectives on the doctrine of human antiquity to today. Classical traditions, Christian and modern rights. The conservative critics, socialist, anti-liberal and utilitarian. Review of recent doctrines. Consideration of some contemporary controversies: the proliferation of rights, individual rights debate / collective rights, social rights and the contemporary critics of liberalism.

POL-2325: Political Systems, Religions And Laïcités Worldwide (3 Credits)

Description

Contemporary political regimes and regulation of religion. Transnational religious dynamics: culture, identity, ideology. Overview of institutional developments in the context of globalization. Indicatively: civil and political rights, political and electoral competition, setting the agenda. Coexistence issues: monism and pluralism, neutrality, Laïcités and faiths.

POL-2408: Nationalism (3 Credits)

Description

This course aims to develop a better analytical and critical understanding of nationalism as an ideology and as a phenomenon through the history and theoretical reflection. After an overview of the historical evolution of thinking on nationalism and key definitions of nation and nationalism, the main current theories will be analyzed. This comparative approach allows to put in perspective the Haitian nationalism.

POL-2412: Mutations And Sociopolitical Western Modernity (3 Credits)

Description

Evolution of European and North American companies since the early nineteenth century to the present. Mutation analysis of political and socio-economic order that marked companies: American and French revolutions, Industrial Revolution, Russian Revolution, Imperialism, crises of modernity and diverse responses to this crisis.

 POL-2500: Political ideas of the sixteenth to the eighteenth century (3 Credits)

Description

Analysis of development of political thought between the sixteenth and the late eighteenth century. This analysis will be done by paralleling the transformation of Western societies and answers a number of thinkers have provided the questions that arose in their time. The focus will be on the concept of sovereignty, on the emergence of liberalism and the role of reason in political organization.

POL-2501: Political ideas in the nineteenth century (3 Credits)

Description

Study of various currents that marked the political thought of the French Revolution to the Russian Revolution. Analysis of themes and issues raised by these trends, their influence on the world in which they lived and their impact on contemporary political debates.

POL-2502: Political ideas in Haiti (3 Credits)

Description

This course aims first to better locate Haiti’s place in the overall development of Western political thought by insisting on democratic currents, liberals, republicans and the interpretation of the evolution of nationalism. The focus is on the major trends of the last fifty years since the Quiet Revolution in Haiti.

POL-2504: Political ideas from the twentieth century (3 Credits)

Description

The main themes of Western political thought since the beginning of the twentieth century and their implementation in relation to the politics of the period. Analysis of main trends, with emphasis on critical thinking and reflection on social change, democracy and totalitarianism, the critique of science and technology, globalization or rationality.

POL-2505: Introduction to environmentalist thought (3 Credits)

Description

Review of major philosophical and political themes found in the Ecologist thought. History of ecology as a science and its relationship to environmentalism as a political movement. Origins of environmental awareness. Examination of different environmental approaches and their critics. Study of the main challenges of the XXI century.

POL-2507: Contemporary theories of social justice (3 Credits)

Description

Review of the main contemporary political and moral theories that object for social justice: utilitarianism, egalitarian liberalism, libertarianism, Marxism, communitarianism, feminism and republicanism. Some topics may be addressed as distributive justice, justice and democracy, international justice or intergenerational justice.

International Relations and Comparative Politics

POL-2200: American Political Institutions (3 Credits)

Description

Study of the historical and cultural foundations of American political institutions, their evolution and their interrelationships. Through different terms, we proceed to consideration of the US Constitution, the Presidency, the Congress (House and Senate), the judiciary as well as the political system of states.

POL-2301: International Relations before 1945 (3 Credits)

Description

The evolution of the international system and the world economy from the mid-nineteenth century; conflicts between nationalisms; imperialism and the European and American anti-imperialism; the emergence of new great powers outside Europe; internationalism. The origins of the First World War and its consequences; the decline of European domination in the world, crises in the global economy; the emergence of new autocratic political regimes. The origins of World War II in Asia, Europe, Africa and America and its immediate consequences.

POL-2302: International relations in Europe since 1945 (3 Credits)

Description

The consequences of the Second World War in Europe, economic reconstruction, political regimes and new division of the continent between two alliances. The relations of the European countries among themselves and with the rest of the world, the stages of European integration, the internal evolution of the two alliances, decolonization and relations with the Third World. The end of communism and the situation of almost reunified Europe in a world dominated by one great power.

POL-2304: Theories of International Relations (3 Credits)

Description

The course primarily aims to educate students in efforts to identify some theoretical elements in studies of international phenomena. It aims to highlight the epistemological difficulties inherent in this research and, in a way that can not be exhaustive, inventory of some of the more recent attempts in this direction.

 POL-2305: International Relations in Asia (3 Credits)

Description

Comparative study of evolution to independence of the colonized countries. China’s foreign policy, Japan and India. Reports of Asia with the major powers, particularly the United States, Russia and the European Union. The dominant regional institutions. The cooperation and intra-regional disputes.

POL-2306: International Relations in Africa (3 Credits)

Description

Study variables that determine the nature of international relations in Africa. The issue of African unity. The problem of regional integration in Africa. The relationships of Africa with the major powers and the Third World. Discussion on the main issues of foreign policy of the countries of Africa. Analysis of three or four major contemporary issues in the field of international relations in Africa.

POL-2307: African Political Systems (3 Credits)

Description

This course presents the different types of challenges faced by the African continent. By deconstructing preconceptions, he thinks these issues as realities and processes need to contextualize and seek to understand rather than as problems to solve. To this end, the course explores: the trajectories of power and the production of political institutions, the invention of the policy by the African societies around the sociology of modes of political participation, war and peace as production policy and Africa in the world.

POL-2308: Problems of International Relations (3 Credits)

Description

This course is usually given by a visiting professor who will address some critical issues in contemporary international relations. The subject can vary from year to year.

POL-2311: Political Systems of Western Europe (3 Credits)

Description

The course aims to provide an introduction to the study of political life in some important European states. With particular attention to Britain, France and the Federal Republic of Germany, it examines factors such as culture and political socialization, pressure groups, political parties and political institutions.

POL-2312: Haiti International Relations (3 Credits)

Description

This course provides an introduction to international relations of haiti. It focuses on the approaches and theories for understanding the behavior of Haiti on the international stage. The main internal, external and institutional factors that influence the Haitian foreign policy are studied. Addressed themes: Haiti interventions abroad, relations with the US, security and the defense of the country, international development assistance and the report that Haiti has with international organizations like the UN and NATO.

POL-2313: International Relations of the United States (3 Credits)

Description

The description and analysis of systemic determinants, historical, cultural, social and political influence US foreign policy. Stakeholder analysis and process of US diplomacy in the world, especially after 1945.

POL-2314: Policies and institutions of the European Union (3 Credits)

Description

This course provides an introduction to the European Union (EU) policy using the perspectives of international relations and comparative politics. The issues discussed are the history of European integration, the role of EU institutions, the theories of European integration, EU policies and the main challenges facing the EU today as the financial crisis , enlargement and the democratic deficit.

POL-2315: War and Peace in the Middle East (3 Credits)

Description

Analysis of the causes, course and especially the consequences of wars that took place in the Middle East for a century. The First World War was, in this region, the second largest by the number of its victims and the territorial redistribution that resulted. The Arab-Israeli conflict has caused several short wars and attempts still incomplete regulations. The eight-year war between Iraq and Iran, the US wars against Iraq and the civil wars in Lebanon and Syria are also studied.

POL-2316: China and Japan: Comparative Political Systems (3 Credits)

Description

Introduction to the comparative analysis of systems of government of China and Japan. Views on the permanence of the common cultural heritage, the deep socio-political differences and conflicting trajectories of these two companies. Analysis of identities and unfinished modernity crises. Study of the 21st century transformations.

POL-2319: State and Society in East Asia (3 Credits)

Description

Traditional societies and the creation of states. The impact of the West on East Asia, South and Southeast. Colonization and independence. Traditions, nations and modernity. Study of the plurality of social structures and diversity of political regimes. The economic power of Asia and scenarios for the future.

POL-2326: Cooperation in the Americas (3 Credits)

Description

This online course aims to introduce students to major integration projects in the Americas, the great institutions of inter-American cooperation as well as models of economic integration, hemispheric cooperation in security and situation of democracy in the Americas. This is a multidisciplinary training (political, economic, history, sociology, law) where we address the different dimensions of cooperation in the Americas.

POL-2327: International relations in the Americas (3 Credits)

Description

This course is an introduction to the construction of the regional system of the Americas. We studied the framework, actors and interactions. The course also deals with conflicts, alliances, clusters and regional institutions according to the periods. Finally, it addresses the issue of European hegemony, continental and regional as well as foreign policy of the great states.

 POL-2415: Culture and International Relations (3 Credits)

Description

Cultural dimensions of international politics. Influence of cultural factors on the foreign policy of the States and the evolution of the international system. Analysis of current problems of international politics with cultural implications: ethno-political conflict, globalization of trade in cultural products, universal standards, cultural diplomacy. Production of an individual research record supported a studio work.

POL-2417: Parliamentarism compared: Haiti- Québec-France (3 Credits)

Description

This course focuses on the operation and parliamentary work in both systems of different legal and political traditions. Its main objective is to present the organization and functioning of the parliamentary assemblies comparatively. It presents concepts such as parliamentary immunity, the Presidency, the political groups, the rules of debate, tracking bills, budgeting, control mechanisms and functioning of the commissions.

POL-2606: Terrorismes (3 Credits)

Description

The course focuses on phenomena and terrorist organizations that use them. Topics covered are: definitions of terrorism, the genesis of several terrorism, action contexts, trends, causes, actors, strategies and methods. Thorough analysis covers several terrorist organizations.

POL-2900: Introduction to International Political Economy (3 Credits)

Description

This introductory course examines the cooperative and confrontational interactions in the international political and economic environment. It focuses on conflict and cooperation in a wide range of issues such as trade and international finance, globalization, economic integration and trade wars.

Political Sociology

POL-2200: American Political Institutions (3 Credits)

Description

Study of the historical and cultural foundations of American political institutions, their evolution and their interrelationships. Through different terms, we proceed to consideration of the US Constitution, the Presidency, the Congress (House and Senate), the judiciary as well as the political system of states.

POL-2205: Urban Policies (3 Credits)

Description

The urban and the urban crisis. The municipality. Planning and urban planning. Urban transport, housing, urban development, municipal mergers.

POL-2221: Public Health Policy (3 Credits)

Description

This course analyzes the public policies of health by integrating historical, philosophical, political, economic and sociological. It presents the first tools necessary for understanding the evolution and impact of health policies in a comparative perspective.

POL-2300: Post-Soviet Russia (3 Credits)

Description

This course offers a cross-analysis of domestic and foreign policy of the Russian Federation since 1991. It examines the dynamics specific to the construction of a new state, questions the nature of the regime and the position of Russia on the international stage.

POL-2307: African Political Systems (3 Credits)

Description

This course presents the different types of challenges faced by the African continent. By deconstructing preconceptions, he thinks these issues as realities and processes need to contextualize and seek to understand rather than as problems to solve. To this end, the course explores: the trajectories of power and the production of political institutions, the invention of the policy by the African societies around the sociology of modes of political participation, war and peace as production policy and Africa in the world.

POL-2309: Political systems in Latin America (3 Credits)

Description

This course offers an introduction to comparative political systems, democratic development and political ideas of Latin America. Several contemporary economic and social issues are discussed there, such as development, populism, social and revolutionary movements, dictatorships and democratic transitions, economic crises and social inequality.

POL-2311: Political Systems of Western Europe (3 Credits)

Description

The course aims to provide an introduction to the study of political life in some important European states. With particular attention to Britain, France and the Federal Republic of Germany, it examines factors such as culture and political socialization, pressure groups, political parties and political institutions.

POL-2315: War and Peace in the Middle East (3 Credits)

Description

Analysis of the causes, course and especially the consequences of wars that took place in the Middle East for a century. The First World War was, in this region, the second largest by the number of its victims and the territorial redistribution that resulted. The Arab-Israeli conflict has caused several short wars and attempts still incomplete regulations. The eight-year war between Iraq and Iran, the US wars against Iraq and the civil wars in Lebanon and Syria are also studied.

POL-2316: China and Japan: political systems compared (3 Credits)

Description

The course aims to provide an introduction to the study of political life in some important European states. With particular attention to Britain, France and the Federal Republic of Germany, it examines factors such as culture and political socialization, pressure groups, political parties and political institutions.

Compared Policies

POL-2318: Violence, conflict and Policy (3 Credits)

Description

The notion of conflict. The types of conflicts and types of strategies adopted by social actors in conflict. Violence as a result of conflict and as a means used by actors in conflict. The consequences of violent conflict for the societies in which they occur and for organized social groups (states, parties, movements, etc.) engaged in it.

POL-2319: State and Society in East Asia (3 Credits)

Description

Traditional societies and the creation of states. The impact of the West on East Asia, South and Southeast. Colonization and independence. Traditions, nations and modernity. Study of the plurality of social structures and diversity of political regimes. The economic power of Asia and scenarios for the future.

POL-2320: Dynamics of the American system (3 Credits)

Description

Dynamics of the American political system through the analysis of political parties, the electoral system, pressure groups and social movements; as well as through the analysis of certain issues such as human rights, fiscal, economic and social policies of the US government.

POL-2324: Comparative Federalism (3 Credits)

Description

The shape of the State: unitary state, federation, confederation, devolution. Major world federations. How are born and die federations? Secessions in law and in practice. Division of powers. Layout of central institutions (senates, supreme courts). Changing the constitution. Fiscal federalism. How ideologies envision federalism?

POL-2325: Political Systems, religions and Laïcités worldwide (3 Credits)

Description

Contemporary political regimes and regulation of religion. Transnational religious dynamics: culture, identity, ideology. Overview of institutional developments in the context of globalization. Indicatively: civil and political rights, political and electoral competition, setting the agenda. Coexistence issues: monism and pluralism, neutrality, Laïcités and faiths.

POL-2401: Haitian political parties (3 Credits)

Description

Study the genesis, development and consolidation of Haitian political parties in a comparative theoretical approach. Analysis of the evolution of political parties in Haiti as ideological families, types of parties and electoral strategies. Study the internal organization of parties: distribution of power, partisan audiences, electoral divisions, leadership races, funding and political marketing.

POL-2402: Political Participation and Democracy (3 Credits)

Description

During which essentially aims to deepen our understanding of different factors that contribute to explain the phenomenon of citizen participation in political life. The study of the different methods used to analyze this phenomenon is also addressed and the knowledge of the results of various recent comparative research allow to begin thinking about the nature and evolution of western democracies.

POL-2403: Interest Groups (3 Credits)

Description

The course aims to clarify the nature of interest groups by placing them among all the political forces and to specify the characters, the meaning and scope of their activities related to the political and social practices in a society. To illustrate and translate the various elements usually presented, attention is also paid to the evolution of groups and their interventions in the Haitian context.

POL-2404: Communication and media policy (3 Credits)

Description

By paying attention to the communication relations between the media, political institutions and citizens, the course draws the portrait of the great research questions, theoretical positions and methodological approaches in the study of life-related communication phenomena democratic.

POL-2405: Vote and Elections (3 Credits)

Description

Elections and party representation in comparative perspective. The dimensions of electoral behavior and the theoretical and empirical approaches to explain the vote. The electoral dynamics at short, medium and long term. Thinking about the legitimacy of democratic institutions. Election campaigns and electoral systems and their impact on voting behavior. The impact of parties on public policy.

POL-2406: Municipalities and local democracy (3 Credits)

Description

Local functions, institutional mechanisms and intergovernmental relations. Analysis of local politics. Political parties, citizen committees, municipal elections.

POL-2407: Social movements and political ideologies (3 Credits)

Description

Introduction to the methods and analysis of social movements theories. Thoughts criticism in the contemporary world and protest movements. Analysis of contemporary social struggles in Haiti and around the world.

POL-2410: Polls and Public Opinion (3 Credits)

Description

This course explores the public and its main instrument measuring the survey. It trains the student to become an informed consumer and critical political polling, making him better understand the role of democracy in polls. Topics include: practice surveys; nature of public opinion; public opinion compared; Public Affairs polls; polls and media; Government surveys.

POL-2412: Mutations and sociopolitical Western modernity (3 Credits)

Description

Evolution of European and North American companies since the early nineteenth century to the present. Mutation analysis of political and socio-economic order that marked companies: American and French revolutions, Industrial Revolution, Russian Revolution, Imperialism, crises of modernity and diverse responses to this crisis.

POL-2414: Actor and political issues in Haiti (3 Credits)

Description

This course has two objectives: first better understand the role of political parties, mass media and pressure groups in our political system. Second, it is also an introduction to the analysis of key socio-economic issues that have marked the political developments in Haiti.

POL-2416: Information society and globalization (3 Credits)

Description

This course focuses on the entanglement of two concomitant phenomena; the marked development of new information and communications technology and globalization. Both question the state sovereignty and present new challenges to the exercise of power, hence the use of more and more common to the notion of governance which includes national and supranational dimensions (interrelated), material and symbolic.

POL-2420: choices and political behavior analysis (3 Credits)

Description

This course uses rational choice theory to understand and analyze the behavior and decisions of politicians. It mobilizes some central concepts of political science such as public goods, the problem of collective action, control of the agenda, strategic voting and cooperation.

POL-2503: Women, Feminism and Politics (3 Credits)

Description

Analysis of intervention modalities of the subject “women” in politics. Introduction to an epistemological critique of political science from the perspective of women. Reports of women in politics. The political new themes introduced by feminism.

Other Courses of Political Science

DDU-1000: Foundations for Sustainable Development (3 Credits)

Description

This introductory course to sustainable development is for all undergraduate student. It is to provide an introduction to the concept of different sizes and the implementation of sustainable development tools. It allows the student to acquire the basic elements of a general reflection on sustainable development, which takes into account its many ambiguities and difficulties in its operationalization. In addition, this course encourages thinking about the tools necessary for his apprehension as social project. This interdisciplinary course is delivered remotely to autumn sessions, winter and summer. This course is mandatory sustainability profile.

LP-3610: Internship in the Haitian public service (3 Credits)

Description

Paid training to acquire practical work experience in the Haitian public service, in an area closely related to bachelor’s degrees in the Faculty of Social Sciences. This course, lasting about 225 hours, must be approved by the program director at registration. The assessment is made by the internship supervisor and environment on the basis of a placement report.

POL-2508: Stage I in the National Assembly of Haiti (3 Credits)

Description

Practical introduction to the functioning of parliamentary institutions. Department approval; only the already selected can register for this activity.

POL-509: Internship II at the National Assembly of Haiti (3 Credits)

Description

Participation in the operation of parliamentary institutions and implementation of a research work. Department approval; only the already selected can register for this activity.

 POL-2601: Research Seminar I (3 Credits)

Description

Prepare a draft free research, collective and applied, and perform under the direction of one or more teachers. This seminar is offered to students who have earned at least 45 credits in Political Science

POL-2602: Political Science Themes (3 Credits)

Description

The objective of this course is to enable the analysis of a particular topic of political science, in one or other of the subfields of the discipline. 

Cycle(s) of the Course - First Round 3

POL-2603: Political Science Topics II (3 Credits)

Description

The objective of this course is to enable the analysis of a particular topic of political science, in one or other of the subfields of the discipline.

POL-2604: Research Seminar II (3 Credits)

Description

This seminar function or develop a research project, or extend research already undertaken under the POL-2601 seminar.

POL-2650: Internship (9 Credits)

Description

Integration of a student at a workplace in the same way a novice professional in the organization. The work of the student is evaluated by a supervisor from the host organization according to criteria consistent with the requirements of the workplace. The student submits a written report to the program management.

POL-2651: internship Memory (3 Credits)

Description

Research work drawn up by the trainee. This thesis on a subject relating to the piloting and corrected by a teacher of the department.

RULE 2-3 AMONG CREDITS

ANL-3010: Advanced English I (3 Credits)

Description

Advanced course designed for students who have relatively little difficulty understanding and expressing themselves adequately but need to enrich their grammatical and lexical knowledge. Oral comprehension and writing; oral and written expression. Grammatical structures, vocabulary and idioms, pronunciation.

ANL-3011: Intensive English IV (6 Credits)

Description

Intensive English Second Language advanced intermediate level. Content: grammar in context, listening comprehension, speaking, reading comprehension, written expression.

ANL-3020: Advanced Eng lish II (3 Credits)

Description

Advanced course designed for students who wish to improve their oral and written English. This course aims to bring students to express themselves correctly both orally and in writing and to pursue higher studies in English.

ANL-3021: Intensive English V (6 Credits)

Description

Intensive English second language courses at the advanced level. Content: grammar in context, listening comprehension, speaking, reading comprehension, written expression.

ANL-3030: Advanced English III (3 Credits)

Description

Advanced course for people who have a good knowledge of English and want to improve their knowledge of grammar and vocabulary in oral and written.

ANL-3031: Intensive English VI (6 Credits)

Description

Intensive English courses Second Language level. Content: grammar in context, oral comprehension, written comprehension, written expression.

ANL-3040: Advanced English IV (3 Credits)

Description

Advanced course for people who have a very good knowledge of English and want to improve it further. Content: oral and written expression in connection with text on various topics, vocabulary, language levels, as required by the grammar group, or from the courses of another language if the second level Advanced English III (TOEIC: 900) is already acquired.

RULE 3 to 12 A 15 AMONG CREDITS

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RULE 1-12 CREDITS AMONG 39

POL-2201: government policies Analysis (3 Credits)

Description

Discussion of theoretical frameworks proposed for the study of public policy. Study of methods and techniques used for the analysis of these policies. Content analysis of government policies. Studied political sectors may vary, but the prospect remains comparative, that is to say at the international level, sectoral, or one and the other.

POL-2202: General government in Haiti (3 Credits)

Description

This course aims to familiarize students to the operation of Haitian governments. The classic themes of public administration are addressed in order to present the practical operation in Haiti: administrative organization, public service, decision making, administrative cycle, the budget process and finally the control of the administration. Still in a concrete perspective, the course also introduces current topics such as the new public management and privatization.

POL-2203: Introduction to the theory of organizations (3 Credits)

Description

This course aims to understand, in a comparative perspective, the authors and concepts related to organizational and administrative studies. The following are common among other discussed: the contingency theory, biological metaphors, economic approaches, interpretative and historical and comparative administration. This is a course focused on the concepts and ideas and understanding that is more operational advice. A collection of excerpts from “classics” of the domain and the film equipment will be among the learning tools for students.

POL-2204: Comparative Local and Regional Authorities (3 Credits)

Description

This course aims to acquaint the student with the main components of the Haitian system of local and regional government in comparative perspective: history and concepts (centralization, decentralization and deconcentration), local administrative structures (municipalities, MRC, urban and regional), local elected officials, local democracy, municipal public services, municipal services, recent trends in pricing, privatization and deregulation, local finances and supervisory bodies.

POL-2205: Urban Policies (3 Credits)

Description

The urban and the urban crisis. The municipality. Planning and urban planning. Urban transport, housing, urban development, municipal associations

POL-2207: Environmental Policies (3 Credits)

Description

The course objective is to introduce students to environmental issues from the perspective of policy analysis and public administration. The evolution of ecological thinking. The appearance of the main environmental issues and problems in contemporary societies. The instruments and management mechanisms at national and international level. The role of social forces. Haitian dimension of environmental policies. Foreign experiences.

POL-2209: Canadian Aboriginal Policy (3 Credits)

Description

This course presents the essential features of the plan at own Aboriginal Canadian political system, in terms of the structure and distribution of power. It is for students who want to learn about Aboriginal realities in a setting where prevailing tools and prospects of political analysis.

POL-2215: Money and Politics (3 Credits)

Description

This course focuses on the interaction between money and politics. He is interested first in the wealth of powerful money or power, or to public finances. Issues addressed: Why and how to tax and spend? What is the role of the state in the economy? Reversing the perspective, the course also focuses on the power of the rich or the power of money. Analyzed factors: corruption, transparency, secret, political financing and control of public finances. Finally, it discusses the discourse of specialists on the growth of public spending and public debt.

POL-2221: Public Health Policy (3 Credits)

Description

This course analyzes the public policies of health by integrating historical, philosophical, political, economic and sociological. It presents the first tools necessary for understanding the evolution and impact of health policies in a comparative perspective.

POL-2314: Policies and institutions of the European Union (3 Credits)

Description

This course provides an introduction to the European Union (EU) policy using the perspectives of international relations and comparative politics. The issues discussed are the history of European integration, the role of EU institutions, the theories of European integration, EU policies and the main challenges facing the EU today as the financial crisis , enlargement and the democratic deficit.

POL-2325: Political Systems, religions and Laïcités worldwide (3 Credits)

Description

Contemporary political regimes and regulation of religion. Transnational religious dynamics: culture, identity, ideology. Overview of institutional developments in the context of globalization. Indicatively: civil and political rights, political and electoral competition, setting the agenda. Coexistence issues: monism and pluralism, neutrality, Laïcités and faiths.

POL-2404: Communication and media policy (3 Credits)

Description

By paying attention to the communication relations between the media, political institutions and citizens, the course draws the portrait of the great research questions, theoretical positions and methodological approaches in the study of life-related communication phenomena democratic.

POL-2410: Polls and Public Opinion (3 Credits)

Description

This course explores the public and its main instrument measuring the survey. It trains the student to become an informed consumer and critical political polling, making him better understand the role of democracy in polls. Topics include: practice surveys; nature of public opinion; public opinion compared; Public Affairs polls; polls and media; Government surveys.

POL-2417: Parliamentarism compared: Haiti-Quebec-France (3 Credits)

Description

This course focuses on the operation and parliamentary work in both systems of different legal and political traditions. Its main objective is to present the organization and functioning of the parliamentary assemblies comparatively. It presents concepts such as parliamentary immunity, the Presidency, the political groups, the rules of debate, tracking bills, budgeting, control mechanisms and functioning of the commissions.

POL-2420: choices and political behavior analysis (3 Credits)

Description

This course uses rational choice theory to understand and analyze the behavior and decisions of politicians. It mobilizes some central concepts of political science such as public goods, the problem of collective action, control of the agenda, strategic voting and international cooperation.

RULE 2-0 AMONG 27 TO CREDITS

Thought and Political Theory

or from the courses of another language if the second level Advanced English III (TOEIC: 900) is already acquired.

BEHAVIOUR AND DYNAMIC SOCIAL POLICY CREDITS 51

SOC-1000: Introduction to Sociology (3 Credits)

Description

We attempt to identify the area of interest of sociology, characterize the corporate purpose, to reflect on the issues raised on the status of the discipline, objectivity and neutrality. Determination and articulation of key structuring elements of contemporary industrial society; exploration of the company’s dynamic mechanisms.

RULE 1-9 TO 39 AMONG CREDITS

POL-2221: Public Health Policy (3 Credits)

Description

This course analyzes the public policies of health by integrating historical, philosophical, political, economic and sociological. It presents the first tools necessary for understanding the evolution and impact of health policies in a comparative perspective.

POL-2318: Violence, conflict and Policy (3 Credits)

Description

The notion of conflict. The types of conflicts and types of strategies adopted by social actors in conflict. Violence as a result of conflict and as a means used by actors in conflict. The consequences of violent conflict for the societies in which they occur and for organized social groups (states, parties, movements, etc.) engaged in it.

POL-2325: Political Systems, religions and Laïcités worldwide (3 Credits)

Description

Contemporary political regimes and regulation of religion. Transnational religious dynamics: culture, identity, ideology. Overview of institutional developments in the context of globalization. Indicatively: civil and political rights, political and electoral competition, setting the agenda. Coexistence issues: monism and pluralism, neutrality, Laïcités and faiths.

POL-2402: Political Participation and Democracy (3 Credits)

Description

During which essentially aims to deepen our understanding of different factors that contribute to explain the phenomenon of citizen participation in political life. The study of the different methods used to analyze this phenomenon is also addressed and the knowledge of the results of various recent comparative research allow to begin thinking about the nature and evolution of western democracies.

POL-2403: Interest Groups (3 Credits)

Description

The course aims to clarify the nature of interest groups by placing them among all the political forces and to specify the characters, the meaning and scope of their activities related to the political and social practices in a society. To illustrate and translate the various elements usually presented, attention is also paid to the evolution of groups and their interventions in the Haitian context.

POL-2404: Communication and media policy (3 Credits)

Description

By paying attention to the communication relations between the media, political institutions and citizens, the course draws the portrait of the great research questions, theoretical positions and methodological approaches in the study of life-related communication phenomena democratic.

POL-2405: Vote and Elections (3 Credits)

Description

Elections and party representation in comparative perspective. The dimensions of electoral behavior and the theoretical and empirical approaches to explain the vote. The electoral dynamics at short, medium and long term. Thinking about the legitimacy of democratic institutions. Election campaigns and electoral systems and their impact on voting behavior. The impact of parties on public policy.

POL-2406: Municipalities and local democracy (3 Credits)

Description

Local functions, institutional mechanisms and intergovernmental relations. Analysis of local politics. Political parties, citizen committees, municipal elections.

POL-2412: Mutations and sociopolitical Western modernity (3 Credits)

Description

Evolution of European and North American companies since the early nineteenth century to the present. Mutation analysis of political and socio-economic order that marked companies: American and French revolutions, Industrial Revolution, Russian Revolution, Imperialism, crises of modernity and diverse responses to this crisis.

 POL-2416: Information society and globalization (3 Credits)

Description

This course focuses on the entanglement of two concomitant phenomena; the marked development of new information and communications technology and globalization. Both question the state sovereignty and present new challenges to the exercise of power, hence the use of more and more common to the notion of governance which includes national and supranational dimensions (interrelated), material and symbolic.

POL-2420: choices and political behavior analysis (3 Credits)

Description

This course uses rational choice theory to understand and analyze the behavior and decisions of politicians. It mobilizes some central concepts of political science such as public goods, the problem of collective action, control of the agenda, strategic voting and international cooperation.

POL-2503: Women, Feminism and Politics (3 Credits)

Description

Analysis of intervention modalities of the subject “women” in politics. Introduction to an epistemological critique of political science from the perspective of women. Reports of women in politics. The political new themes introduced by feminism.

POL-2606: Terrorismes (3 Credits)

Description

The course focuses on phenomena and terrorist organizations that use them. Topics covered are: definitions of terrorism, the genesis of several terrorism, action contexts, trends, causes, actors, strategies and methods. Thorough analysis covers several terrorist organizations.

RULE 2-0 AMONG 30 TO CREDITS

Policy Analysis and Public Adminstration

POL-2201: government policies Analysis (3 Credits)

Description

Discussion of theoretical frameworks proposed for the study of public policy. Study of methods and techniques used for the analysis of these policies. Content analysis of government policies. Studied political sectors may vary, but the prospect remains comparative, that is to say at the international level, sectoral, or one and the other.

POL-2202: Haitian Public Administration (3 Credits)

Description

This course aims to familiarize students to the operation of Haitian governments. The classic themes of public administration are addressed in order to present the practical operation in Haiti: administrative organization, public service, decision making, administrative cycle, the budget process and finally the control of the administration. Still in a concrete perspective, the course also introduces current topics such as the new public management and privatization.

POL-2203: Introduction to the theory of organizations (3 Credits)

Description

This course aims to understand, in a comparative perspective, the authors and concepts related to organizational and administrative studies. The following are common among other discussed: the contingency theory, biological metaphors, economic approaches, interpretative and historical and comparative administration. This is a course focused on the concepts and ideas and understanding that is more operational advice. A collection of excerpts from “classics” of the domain and the film equipment will be among the learning tools for students.

POL-2204: Comparative Local and Regional Authorities (3 Credits)

Description

This course aims to acquaint the student with the main components of the Haitian system of local and regional government in comparative perspective: history and concepts (centralization, decentralization and deconcentration), local administrative structures (municipalities, MRC, urban and regional), local elected officials, local democracy, municipal public services, municipal services, recent trends in pricing, privatization and deregulation, local finances and supervisory bodies.

POL-2207: Environmental Policies (3 Credits)

Description

The course objective is to introduce students to environmental issues from the perspective of policy analysis and public administration. The evolution of ecological thinking. The appearance of the main environmental issues and problems in contemporary societies. The instruments and management mechanisms at national and international level. The role of social forces. Haitian dimension of environmental policies. Foreign experiences.

POL-2209: Canadian Aboriginal Policy (3 Credits)

Description

This course presents the essential features of the plan at own Aboriginal Canadian political system, in terms of the structure and distribution of power. It is for students who want to learn about Aboriginal realities in a setting where prevailing tools and prospects of political analysis.

POL-2215: Money and Politics (3 Credits)

Description

This course focuses on the interaction between money and politics. He is interested first in the wealth of powerful money or power, or to public finances. Issues addressed: Why and how to tax and spend? What is the role of the state in the economy? Reversing the perspective, the course also focuses on the power of the rich or the power of money. Analyzed factors: corruption, transparency, secret, political financing and control of public finances. Finally, it discusses the discourse of specialists on the growth of public spending and public debt.

POL-2417: Parliamentarism compared: Haiti-Quebec-France (3 Credits)

Description

This course focuses on the operation and parliamentary work in both systems of different legal and political traditions. Its main objective is to present the organization and functioning of the parliamentary assemblies comparatively. It presents concepts such as parliamentary immunity, the Presidency, the political groups, the rules of debate, tracking bills, budgeting, control mechanisms and functioning of the commissions.

CHOICE STUDY PROFILES

Distinction Profile

The profile distinction is a journey of 12 credits to accelerate the transition to control with or without memory. It provides the ability to track up to 12 credits of graduate, contributory to both the bachelor and master. The student is invited to meet the directions of the first programs and graduate to find access to the profile requirements and, if necessary, to validate the content. [/su_note]

International Profile

EHE-1POL: Studies – International profile – Bachelor’s degree in political science (12-18 credits)

Description

Activities carried out in a university abroad, under international profile, which will be equivalencies student record upon presentation of the official transcript of the activities.

The student should have acquired two thirds of the program credits and have an average program of equal or greater to 3.67 / 4.33.

RULE 1-12 CREDITS

The profile is satisfied with the success of the following: (TBD).

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