Degrees

While studying Public Policy and Governance at StFX, you'll have the opportunity to choose from two degrees:

Honours with Subsidiary

If you want to study Public Policy and Governance in as much depth as possible, you'll complete the Honours with Subsidiary. This degree will require you to complete 48 credits of core and designated courses in Public Policy and Governance. You'll also complete 24 credits in a subject of your choice to complete the Subsidiary.

Major

Alternatively, you may elect to complete a Major or a Joint Major in Public Policy and Governance instead. This will require you to complete 36 credits in core and designated courses in Public Policy and Governance. You'll also complete either another major or a minor as part of your degree.

Other Options

Finally, if you have an interest in Public Policy and Governance, but are choosing to focus your degree on another subject, remember that you can take Public Policy and Governance courses to complete a minor, as pairs or electives, giving you the opportunity to explore the field.