Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2007/2008
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Areas of Study/Courses @ Laurier (Direct Links)


Effective September 2007, the university will offer only three general degrees: a BA, a BSc 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 requirements for these three general programs became effective September 2005.

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.

Areas of Study: 


Accounting Diploma Administration Option
American Studies


Applied Economics
Applied Mathematics
Arabic Archaeology
Astronomy Biology Biochemistry/Biotechnology
Business Administration (BBA) Diploma in Business Administration Business & Science (BBSc)
Business French Business German Business Spanish
Canadian Studies Chamber Music Chartered Accountancy Designation
Chemistry Children's Education & Development
Classical Studies Communication Studies Composition (Music)
Comprehensive (Music) Comprehensive: Music Education Computer Science

Computing & Computer Electronics

Contemporary Studies

Contemporary Music 

Co-operative Education
Criminology Cultural Studies Designation Programs
Economics/Economics & Accounting/Administration/ Financial Management Bachelor of Education (WLU-Waterloo): Consecutive degree Bachelor of Education(Nipissing Univ)/BA (WLU-Brantford):
Concurrent degree


Environmental Science Environmental Studies
Film Studies Financial Mathematics
Financial Management

French Geography
Geology Geomatics German
Global Studies Greek Health Studies

History History & Philosophy of Science Human Rights & Human Diversity
Indigenous Studies Italian Journalism
Kinesiology & Physical Education Languages & Literatures Latin

Mathematics Medieval Studies Mediterranean Studies
Music Music History Music Theory
Music Therapy Near Eastern Studies North American Studies
OperaPerformance (BMus) Performance (Diploma)
Philosophy Philosophy, Political Science & Economics Photonics
Physical Geography Physics Political Science
Professional Experience Program Option Psychology Religion & Culture
Service Learning
Social Welfare
Sociology Spanish Statistics
Urban Studies Women's Studies

Senate/Editorial Changes

November 14, 2007 Senate deletion of Church music program; effective immediately.