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March 2, 2015

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Program Requirements 08/09

Laurier Brantford offers a wide range of programs including a core program in Contemporary Studies, Education programs, honours programs in Criminology, Health Studies, Health Adminsitration,Human Rights/Human Diversity, Journalism, Law& Societyand Leadership. In addition, students can combine their Laurier Brantford honours program withCombinationHonours English, History and Psychology (BA, Comprehensive). Students also have available options in Adminstration, Environment and Society, Indigenous Studies and Mediaand Societyas well asa range of arts and science minors.

Students admitted prior to September 2007 also have available aselection of general majors as listed below.

For a complete listingof regulations, please refer to the Undergraduate Calendar (

New for 2008/2009

The following programs are beginning at Laurier Brantford in September 2008. Current students looking to transfer into these programs can apply to do so during program confirmation (February - April).

Health Administration (Honours BA) - first expected graduation date: June, 2012
Human Rights/Human Diversity (Honours BA in combination with another honours program) - first expected graduation date: June, 2011
Law and Society (Honours BA) - first expected graduation date: June, 2011


Honours/General Minor/Option General Major* (for students admitted prior to Sept 2007)
Contemporary Studies Honours
Honours Combination General CT (06/07)
General CT*
Concurrent Education (Major: Contemporary Studies) Honours- Students admitted Sept 1/08

Honours - Students admitted prior to Sept/07
General BA (06/07)
Criminology Honours Minor
Honours Combination
Health Administration Honours
Health Studies Honours Minor
Honours Combination
Human Rights/Human Diversity Honours Combination Minor
Journalism Honours Minor
Honours Combination
Law and Society Honours Minor
Honours Combination
Leadership Honours Minor
Honours Combination
Administration Option
Children's Education & Development Option
Communication Studies General BA (06/07)
English Honours Combination minor General BA (06/07)
Environment and Society Option
General BA without Designation (part-time) General BA withoutDesignation*
Geography minor General BA(06/07)
History HonoursCombination minor General BA (06/07)
Indigenous Studies Option Minor
Media Studies Option
Philosophy Minor General BA(06/07)
Political Science Minor
Public Relations Option
Psychology Honours Combination BA Minor General BA (06/07)
Religion & Culture Minor General BA(06/07)
Sociology Minor General BA (06/07)

Students who were admitted prior to September, 2008 may also complete minors in Anthropology, Global Studies and Women Studies. Please click here for requirements.

*Effective September 2007, theLaurier Brantfordwill offer only two general degrees: a BA without a major (available part-time only), and a BA in Contemporary Studies (available only on the Brantford campus). No further designation (major, option or minor) is awarded with these degrees. Minimum progression and graduation for these three general programs are effective September 2005. Students admitted in September 2007 are not eligible for general degrees with a designation (i.e. General Anthropology, General Psychology etc.)

Students admitted prior to September 2007, who have not allowed an 18-month lapse in course registration and are in good standing in their program/major, may follow the progression regulations that were in effect at the time of their registration in a general major.