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The world is your oyster with this multidisciplinary program that lets you tailor your degree by pursuing concentrations that interest you. Learn a language. Study economics, philosophy or geography. Delve into gender issues or Middle Eastern and Islamic studies. Take part in an international exchange program. We also offer an EU study abroad course where you will travel to Europe for exclusive access to EU and NATO officials.
Sample Courses: Intro to Canadian Government and Politics, Intro to International Relations, International Conflict and its Resolution, Comparative Politics in a Changing World, Political Economy of Agriculture and Food
Specialization Options: Students must complete two of the following concentrations – Economics, International Exchange, Sociology, Gender, Geography and Globalization, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, Philosophy, Language (French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic)
Career Tracks: Diplomatic officer, public relations officer, foreign correspondent, policy analyst, international development worker
Course Requirements: ENG4U required.
Minimum Average: 70%*
* Average over six Grade 12 academic courses.
Course Requirements: Grade 12 English required.
Minimum Average: 70%*
* Applicants educated outside of Canada must submit evidence of education equivalent to the Ontario Secondary
School Diploma (OSSD) with six Grade 12 academic courses. Grades will be converted to Ontario equivalent grades.
"My education at the University of Windsor has prepared me for the demands of this experience, especially through developing my writing and communication skills. I’d really recommend the Young Diplomats Abroad Program to any other students interested in the foreign service. It’s been everything I could ask for."
Erik Stenlund BA in International Relations and Development StudiesMA in Political Science
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* Additional education and/or training required for some of the above careers.
With the programs you want and smaller student-to-faculty ratios, you can get the hands-on learning that’s sure to set you on a journey to a future you’ll be proud of.
Explore a selection of opportunities recommended for students in your program. This chart shows some of your many options – you don’t have to do everything on it or limit yourself to it. Engage in opportunities
from each of the three categories to set yourself up for success.
A HIP is an enriching educational experience that can be life-changing and often includes learning outside of the classroom while encouraging meaningful interaction and collaboration, such as:
Intentional career planning will help you prepare for your next step after graduation and beyond. It is a fluid, dynamic, and lifelong process. You can move on or return to an earlier stage in the cycle at any time.
Your UWindsor experience is more than attending classes. It is a combination of academics, co-curricular activities, and extracurricular involvement. By making the most of all three elements of your university experience, you will maximize your opportunities to build your skills, broaden your personal network, and clarify your long term academic and career goals.
Courses of study specific to each program
Activities and experiences that complement coursework (Outstanding Scholars, peer mentoring, VIP)
Activities falling outside the scope of set curriculum (Part-time job, clubs, volunteering, athletics)
Windsor/Essex County is a beautiful region situated in the heart of the Great Lakes. We enjoy the warmest climate in Ontario, with a long Summer and short Winter. Come see us, you won’t want to leave.
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