Law, Society and Justice

At Marianopolis, the Law, Society and Justice profile stimulates critical thinking about the dynamic interaction between the law and economic, historical, political and social forces. It helps you understand levels of power in society and, by preparing you for university studies in law, it helps you to make a difference through law reform and social justice.

The Law, Society and Justice profile at Marianopolis offers a unique preparation for university.  You will develop the critical-thinking, writing and methodology skills required to excel in competitive faculties like Law. Furthermore, the Law, Society and Justice profile will teach you to look at subjects covered through the lens of the law. For example, at Marianopolis, the required Social Science Western Civilization course has been adapted to examine legal aspects through time, giving you a unique perspective and a great framework through which to understand further legal studies.  With its multifaceted approach, this Social Science profile also prepares you for many university programs beyond law, giving you the chance to really make this profile your own.

WHO SHOULD TAKE IT?

You, if you want to champion change. By taking a wide range of courses, you will get a solid preparation for university studies that open up a host of careers in various fields related to law, as well as public-interest advocacy, forensics and more.

WHERE DOES IT LEAD?

The Law, Society and Justice profile at Marianopolis is an inspired path to university studies that lead to work in and around the legal system, from journalism and the civil service to criminology. It can help open up a variety of satisfying careers, including in these fields:

  • Law
  • Criminology
  • Diplomacy
  • Media and Communications
  • Politics
  • Social Work
  • Public Administration
  • Industrial Relations
  • Human Resources
  • Forensics
  • NGOs

SEMESTER SNAPSHOTS

SEMESTER 1

English

Humanities

Physical Education

Complementary

History of Western Civilization

Introduction to Psychology

Introduction to Research Methods in the Social Sciences


SEMESTER 2

English

French

Humanities

Physical Education

Macroeconomics

Quantitative Methods

Individual and Society

Introduction to International Relations


SEMESTER 3

English

Humanities

Complementary

 1 Introductory-level course

 3 Upper-level courses


SEMESTER 4

English

French

Physical Education

Integrative Project in the Social Sciences

 3 Upper-level courses

Want to know more?

If you have questions about the Social Science program, please contact:

Norma Vite-Leon
Social Science and Commerce Department Chair and Program Coordinator
514.931.8792, ext. 345
n.vite-leon@marianopolis.edu

For more information on applying

Admissions Office
514.931.8792, ext. 300
admissions@marianopolis.edu