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University of Calgary Calendar 2018-2019 Faculty of Arts 4. Program Details 4.62 Sociology 4.62.5 BA in Law and Society
4.62.5 BA in Law and Society


Students must adhere to the applicable Faculty of Arts requirements in 3.4 Graduation.


Students must successfully complete a minimum of 48 units (8.0 full-course equivalents) in the Field of Law and Society while fulfilling the following requirements:

  1. Core Courses: 24 units (4.0 full-course equivalents) including:

    a. 21 units (3.5 full-course equivalents) Law and Society 201, 203, 335, 337, 413, 415, 591;

    b. 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) from Political Science 343, Philosophy 425 or Sociology 429.

  2. Courses with a Focus on Law and Society: 15 units (2.5 full-course equivalents), selected from the list of Courses with a Focus on Law and Society within the Field of Law and Society.

  3. Context Courses: 6 units (1.0 full-course equivalent) selected from the list of Context Courses within the Field of Law and Society.

  4. Research Methods Requirement: 3 units (0.5 full-course equivalent) from Communication and Media Studies 313, Geography 340, History 300, Law and Society 313, Sociology 313, Political Science 399, Psychology 300, 301.


The BA in Law and Society can be taken with Co-operative Education. See section 3.4.4 Co-operative Education Programs for information and requirements.