Legal Studies Specialization

The Political Science Honours BA with Legal Studies Specialization consists of 2.5 credits. Honours Political Science students with a minimum overall GPA of 7.0 at the end of Years 1, 2 or 3 are eligible to apply.

A cumulative GPA of 7.00 in the courses specific to the Legal Studies Specialization is required to graduate.

  • At least 1.5 of the required 2.5 credits in the Specialization must be completed at Wilfrid Laurier University.
  • Completion of the Specialization requirements will result in a "Legal Studies Specialization" designation on the student transcript.

Required Courses (2.5 credits):

  1. PO210
  2. 2.0 credits from: PO209, PO212, PO331, PO333, PO350, PO371, PO380, PO381, PO389 (refer to Note 2 below).

Additional Information

  1. These courses count towards the 11.0-13.0 PO credit requirements for Honours Political Science.
  2. More than one PO389 (Special Topics) course may be used to fulfil this requirement; consult the department.