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University of Calgary Calendar 2023-2024 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.50 Sociology 4.50.6 BA Honours Law and Society
4.50.6 BA Honours Law and Society


Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.3.2 Honours Degrees.


Students must successfully complete a minimum of 54 units in Courses Constituting the Field of Law and Society while fulfilling the following requirements:

  1. Core Courses: 24 units including:

    a. 21 units Law and Society 201, 203, 335, 337, 413, 415, 591;

    b. 3 units from: Political Science 342, Philosophy 425, Sociology 329.

  2. Courses with a Focus on Law and Society: 15 units, selected from the list of Courses with a Focus on Law and Society within Courses Constituting the Field of Law and Society.

  3. Context Courses: 6 units selected from the list of Context Courses within Courses Constituting the Field of Law and Society.

  4. Research Methods Requirement: 3 units from the list of Research Methods Courses within Courses Constituting the Field of Law and Society.

  5. Honours Thesis and Seminar: 6 units Law and Society 590.

A maximum of 6 units of Law and Society 501 may count towards major requirements.


The BA Honours in Law and Society can be taken with Co-operative Education. See section 3.3.8 Co-operative Education Programs for information and requirements.