Curriculum Guideline

Legal Studies

Effective Date:
Program Code
DPLEGAL
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Humanities & Social Sciences
Department
Criminology
Credential Type
Diploma
Transcript Title
Legal Studies Diploma
Date of First Offering
Start Term
201630
End Term
Not Specified
Institutional Unit
Criminology
Credential
Diploma in Legal Studies
Length of Program
Four semesters
Credits
60.00
Admissions Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:

Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements:

  • Successful completion of 60 credits
  • 25% (15 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College
  • All courses must be University Transferable

**A University Transferable course is a course that transfers to one of the 5 Research Universities - SFU, UBC, UBCO, UNBC, UVIC according to the BC Transfer Guide.

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits

BUSN 1320

Business Law I

3.00

CRIM 1100

The Criminal Justice System

3.00

CRIM 1160

Introduction to the Canadian Legal System

3.00

CRIM 2260

Criminal Law

3.00

CRIM 2261

The Administration of Justice

3.00

CRIM 3362

Criminal Procedure and Evidence

3.00

LGST 1110

Legal Research and Reasoning

3.00

LGST 1120

Legal Processes and Remedies)

3.00

LGST 2210

Private Law Relationships

3.00

LGST 2220

Public Law

3.00

POLI 1102

Introduction to Canadian Government

3.00

PSYC 1100

An Introduction to Psychology (I)

3.00

Elective

Select seven University Transferable courses
(see recommended list below)

21.00

Select one course from the following five options:

PHIL 1101

Critical Thinking

3.00

PHIL 1102

Values and Contemporary Issues

3.00

PHIL 1103

Knowledge, Reason and Experience

3.00

PHIL 1152

Reality and Existence

3.00

PHIL 1201

Logical Reasoning

3.00

Total Credits

 

60.00

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