Minor in Legal Studies

Graduation Requirements:

A Minor in Legal Studies is available to students pursuing a program of study in a different discipline. Students will need to achieve a minimum 60% average in the 18 credits presented for the Minor in Legal Studies. In addition to the requirements listed below, please refer to the Minor Requirements section.

Program Requirements:

Students must complete 18 credits for a Legal Studies minor as follows:

Students must complete the following 12 credits:
CRJS 1206 Introduction to Canadian Law 3 cr.
CRJS 2216 Civil Law and Civil Procedure 3 cr.
CRJS 3086 Law and Society 3 cr.
CRJS 3206 Canadian Criminal Law and Criminal Proceedings 3 cr.
Students must complete six credits from the following:
CRJS 2106 Psychology and Law 3 cr.
CRJS 3087 Law and Society II 3 cr.
CRJS 3416 Indigenous Legal Studies 3 cr.
CRJS 4016 Issues in Family Law 3 cr.
ADMN 2307 Commercial Law 3 cr.
ANTH 3027 Anthropology, Aboriginal Peoples, and the Law 3 cr.
GEND 2157 Case Studies in Gender and Law 3 cr.
GEND 2187 International Human Rights 3 cr.
GEND 2516 Violence, Race and Law 3 cr.
HIST 3286 Taking Liberties: Human Rights in Canadian History 3 cr.
PHIL 3636 Philosophy of Law 3 cr.
POLI 2706 Canadian Politics 3 cr.


The minor in Legal Studies will be awarded at the time of graduation.

This minor is available to students in a Criminal Justice program as long as they present 18 unique credits which are not already being used to satisfy their program requirements.

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