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Bachelor of Political Science
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Model Path part 1

Broadening courses (33 ECTS-credits)

Communication studies6sp1st semester
Vandebosch, Heidi
Sociology6sp1st semester
Weyns, Walter
General Economics6sp1st/2nd sem.
Vanhaecht, Eve
Political History3sp2nd semester
Van Damme, Ilja
Greefs, Hilde
Political science6sp1st semester
Wouters, Ruud
Introduction to law3sp1st semester
Janvier, Ria
Introduction to filosophy3sp2nd semester
Opdebeeck, Hendrik

Methods (15 ECTS-credits)

Quantitative Research Methods6sp2nd semester
Neels, Karel
Vergauwen, Jorik
Statistics I6sp1st/2nd sem.
Thijssen, Peter
Introduction to Scientific Work3sp1st semester
Mortelmans, Dimitri

Discipline-specific courses (12 ECTS-credits)

Belgian Politics6sp2nd semester
Meier, Petra
International relations6sp1st semester
Sauer, Tom

Model Path part 2

Discipline-specific courses (36 ECTS-credits)

Public administration6sp1st semester
Van Dooren, Wouter
Comparative Political Institutions6sp2nd semester
Wolfs, Wouter
Political Sciences Seminar6sp1st semester
NNB, -
European Integration6sp2nd semester
Bursens, Peter
English3sp1st/2nd sem.
Verhulst, An
French3sp1st/2nd sem.
Van Acker, Isa
History of International Relations6sp1st semester
Kustermans, Jorg

Broadening courses (9 ECTS-credits)

Psychology6sp1st semester
DeSmet, Ann
Public Law3sp2nd semester
Popelier, Patricia

Methods (15 ECTS-credits)

Qualitative Research Methods6sp1st semester
Mortelmans, Dimitri
Statistics 26sp2nd semester
Neels, Karel
Logic and Science Criticism3sp2nd semester
Leuridan, Bert

Model Path part 3

Discipline-specific courses (33 ECTS-credits)

Political Communication6sp2nd semester
Van Aelst, Peter
Political Thought6sp1st semester
Dejaeghere, Yves
Issues International Relations6sp2nd semester
De Bièvre, Dirk
Policy studies6sp1st semester
Wouters, Edwin
Political Actors and Behavior6sp1st semester
Sevenans, Julie
Social and Political Filosophy3sp2nd semester
Reynaert, Peter

Active pluralism and interculturality (3 ECTS-credits)

student chooses 1 course from the list below

World View: Religion, Atheism and Science3sp1st semester
Loobuyck, Patrick
World View: Religion, Atheism and Meaning3sp2nd semester
Van Herck, Walter
World View: Religion, Atheism and Culture3sp1st semester
Loobuyck, Patrick
World View: Religion, Atheism and Society3sp2nd semester
Loobuyck, Patrick
City and Diversity3sp2nd semester
De Munck, Bert
Oosterlynck, Stijn
Media and Digital Society3sp1st semester
Hellinckx, Peter
Poels, Karolien
Migration, Integration and Diversity3sp2nd semester
De Feyter, Koen
Absillis, Kevin
Van Praag, Lore
Freedom, Citizenship and Democracy3sp1st semester
Van Eekert, Geert
Loobuyck, Patrick
Global justice3sp2nd semester
De Herdt, Tom

Methods (12 ECTS-credits)

Student research - Political Science - Part I6sp1st semester
Van Aelst, Peter
Student research - Political Science - Part II6sp2nd semester
Van Aelst, Peter

Optional courses (12 ECTS-credits)

12 ECTS-credits to choose from the list below and/or from courses offered in the faculties of Business and Economics, Arts and Law

Debating Development3sp1st semester
Van Hecken, Gert
Verrelst, Janus
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Migration and Integration6sp1st semester
Van Praag, Lore
Sustainability3sp2nd semester
Crabbé, Ann
Bots, Jessica
Climate Change3sp1st semester
Crabbé, Ann
Vicca, Sara
Poverty and Inequality3sp2nd semester
Cantillon, Bea
Community service learning3sp1st/2nd sem.
Verbist, Gerlinde