Honours BA Social and Environmental Justice

The Social and Environmental Justice Honours BA is a 4-year, 20.0-credit program, that focuses on the knowledge and skills needed to develop innovative solutions to world problems. The Social and Environmental Justice program is only available at the Brantford Campus. Not more than 7.0 credits may be at the 100 level.

The Social and Environmental Justice portion of the Honours BA consists of 10.0 credits:

A. Required Social and Environmental Justice:


B. Additional Social and Environmental Justice Courses and Other Discipline Courses

Degree Program Electives: An additional 10.0 credits toward the degree total of 20.0 credits. All students in the program must complete successfully the Foundations curriculum: BF190, BF199, BF290, BF299.

Additional Information
 
Program Notes

  1. Students in the Honours Social and Environmental Justice (SOJE) program may choose to complete a post-graduate certificate from Conestoga College in Sustainable Business Management offered through an agreement with Conestoga College on the Brantford campus. Students who have successfully completed a minimum of 10.0 credits that must include SOJE215, and OL140 with a minimum GPA of 5.00 in Honours SOJE and 5.00 overall are eligible to enroll, normally during the third year of full time study. Completion of the Sustainable Business Management program with an average of 70% or better, will allow students to receive 1.0 credit of senior SOJE and 3.5 senior miscellaneous credits towards the Laurier BA. Students must successfully complete OL140 to complete the requirements for Sustainable Business Management.
    The Social and Environmental Justice program strongly recommends that students complete these additional courses prior to attending Conestoga College in order to meet prerequisites and graduation requirements for senior level courses in Year 4 of the Honours program: BF190, BF199, BF290, BF299, SOJE100, SOJE120/ID120, SOJE204, SOJE215, SOJE222, SOJE250/LY250, SOJE255, and 2.0 credits from additional SOJE program electives in section B.
    Students may also consider completing a 0.5-credit from the SOJE program during the Winter term of the Conestoga Sustainable Business Management certificate.
    The program recommends that students who have completed the post-graduate certificate in Sustainable Business Management also choose to complete the following environmentally-focused courses in Year 4 of the Honours program: SOJE302, SOJE419. Contact Academic Advising regarding program requirements and application procedures.
  2. Students in the Honours Social and Environmental Justice (SOJE) program shall be eligible to enroll in a graduate certificate in Community and Social Service Management (CSSM) through an articulation agreement with Conestoga College (Brantford campus). Students who have successfully completed a minimum of 10.0 credits that must include SOJE204 and OL224 with a minimum GPA of 5.00 in Honours SOJE and 5.00 overall are eligible to enroll, normally during the third year of full time study. Completion of the Community and Social Service post graduate certificate with a minimum average of 70% or better, will allow students to receive 5.0 senior credits including: 1.0 200 level OL credit, 0.5 300 level OL credit, 1.0 200 level SOJE credit, 1.5 300 level HR credit, 0.5 credit HR300, 0.5 credit HR305 towards the Laurier BA.
    The Social and Environmental Justice program strongly recommends that students complete these additional courses prior to attending Conestoga College in order to meet prerequisites and graduation requirements for senior level courses in Year 4 of the Honours program: BF190, BF199, BF290, BF299,
    SOJE100, SOJE120/ID120, SOJE204, SOJE215, SOJE222, SOJE250/LY250, SOJE255, and 2.0 credits from additional SOJE program electives in section B.

    Year 4:
    Students who have completed the graduate certificate in CSSM may be interested in completing SOJE310 in Year 4 of the Honours program. Contact Academic Advising regarding program requirements and application procedures. 
  3. Refer to the University Regulations chapter for progression and course regulations and the earlier section regarding Regulations for All Honours Programs.
  4. Refer to the relevant Option section of this calendar for additional graduation requirements.