Minor in Law and Society

This minor is available to students registered in a 120 credit hour Bachelor of Applied Computer Science, Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Community Design, Bachelor of Informatics, Bachelor of Management, Bachelor of Music, Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Science (Medical Science) program.

The requirements are as for the appropriate degree program with completion of the following courses:

Plus 18 credit hours from the approved list below, including at least three credit hours from your choice of three different disciplines (e.g. history, philosophy, political science, sociology, contemporary studies, or international development studies).

  • CTMP 3121.03: Genocide: Contemporary Perspectives
  • CTMP 3321.03: Representations of the Holocaust I
  • CTMP 3322.03: Representations of the Holocaust II
  • CTMP 4125.03: Hannah Arendt: Terror, Politics, Thought
  • HIST 2006.03: The Atlantic World 1450-1650
  • HIST 2007.03: The Atlantic World 1650-1800
  • HIST 2221.03: Rough Justice - to the 1890s
  • HIST 2222.03: Rough Justice - 1890s to the Present
  • HIST 2325.03: The Rise and Fall of the Slave - Holding Republic
  • HIST 3101.03: Punishment, Crime and the Courts in Early Modern England
  • HIST 3223.03: The Caring Society? Welfare in Canada Since 1950
  • HIST 3226.03: Law and Justice in Canadian Society, to 1890
  • HIST 3227.03: Criminal Law, Crime and Punishment in Canadian Society, 1890 - present
  • HIST 3051X/Y.06: Fascist and National Socialist Movements in Europe
  • HIST 3056.03: The Holocaust
  • HIST 4004.03: Crime and Society in Post-Conquest England
  • HIST 4255.03: Justice, Freedom and the State in 20th Century Canada
  • HIST 4404.03: Crime and Punishment in Modern Africa
  • INTD 4006.03: Global Poverty and Human Rights
  • PHIL 2020.03: Legal Thinking
  • PHIL 2450.03: Democracy, Difference and Citizenship
  • PHIL 2475.03: Justice in Global Perspective
  • PHIL 2490.03: Social, Ethical and Professional Issues in Computer Science
  • PHIL 3211.03: Philosophy of Law
  • PHIL 4470.03: Contemporary Liberalism and Democracy
  • POLI 2210.03: Unity and Diversity: Dynamics of Canadian Federalism
  • POLI 2220.03: Political Power and Partisan Politics
  • POLI 2350.03: Governance & Globalization
  • POLI 2520.03: World Politics
  • POLI 3206.03: Constitutional Issues in Canadian Politics
  • POLI 3208.03: Canadian Provincial Policies
  • POLI 3426.03/GWST 3426.03: Sex and the State*
  • POLI 3440.03: The Politics of Fear
  • POLI 3505.03: Human Rights: Foundations
  • POLI 3531.03: The UN in World Politics
  • POLI 3567.03: International Organizations
  • POLI 3581.03: Diplomacy and Negotiations
  • POLI 3385.03: Politics of the Environment
  • POLI 4240.03: Policy Formation in Canada
  • POLI 4303.03: Human Rights: Political Issues
  • POLI 4403.03: Human Rights: Philosophical Issues
  • POLI 4481.03: Theories of Violence, Persecution and Genocide
  • SOSA 2041.03: Describing Social Inequality
  • SOSA 2042.03: Explaining Social Inequality
  • SOSA 2181.03: Explaining Crime and Criminal Behavior
  • SOSA 2182.03: Exploring Crime and Criminal Behaviour
  • SOSA 3031.03: Social Problems and Social Policy
  • SOSA 3225.03: Culture, Rights, Power
  • SOSA 3275.03: Crime and Public Policy
  • SOSA 3281.03: Youth Crime
  • SOSA 3283.03: Globalized Security and Justice
  • SOSA 3285.03: Sociology of Law
  • SOSA 3295.03: Society and the Police

*fulfills the POLI requirement even if taken as GWST 3426.03

Other Approved Electives

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