|Gain insight into the uniquely powerful language of law and come to understand its limits as well as its capabilities. The Legal Studies program offers you the opportunity to critically explore the social roles of law and its connections with community, government and society from different perspectives. The program demonstrates a commitment to promoting justice by cultivating active citizenship skills, critical reflection, and respect for diversity, pluralism, equality, and equity. Our program provides an extensive understanding of law in its social context, including areas such as human rights, international law, alternative dispute resolution and information and privacy law.
|Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*
|70 to 100
|These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
Students who have successfully completed a General Arts and Science Certificate - Ontario Tech Liberal Arts Transfer/University Transfer option at Durham College may apply for direct admission into the second year of the Legal Studies program. Eligible applicants must achieve a minimum grade of 70 per cent in each prerequisite course with an overall average of 77 per cent or higher.
In recognition of your certificate, you will receive 10 courses toward a 40-course BA in Legal Studies degree.
* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.
* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.