The Certificate in Ethics, Justice & Law will allow University of Saskatchewan students an opportunity for substantive philosophical study of values in their moral, social and legal contexts. The certificate promotes knowledge of ethical theories which have been influential in shaping our thinking about rights, citizenship, democracy, virtue and our obligations to others. It also promotes rigorous, critical thinking about practical issues in ethics, justice and the law. 

It is expected that this program will be especially helpful for students intending to pursue studies in law, public policy, business administration, medicine, and other fields involving social policy issues. 

If you are interested in more information about this certificate, please contact student-advice@artsandscience.usask.ca

Major Average

The major average in the Certificate in Ethics, Justice & Law includes the grades earned in:

  • All courses eligible to be used in the program.

Residency Requirements in the Major

To receive a Certificate in Ethics, Justice & Law, students must complete at least two-thirds of the following coursework (to the nearest highest multiple of 3 credit units) from the University of Saskatchewan.

  • Minimum program requirements.

See Residency for additional details.

St. Thomas More College

Some courses included in the Ethics, Justice & Law Program are taught by faculty in the corresponding department of St. Thomas More College. These courses or sections are designated as STM sections in the online Course Offerings.

Requirements (15 credit units)

  • PHIL 233.3

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • PHIL 133.3
  • PHIL 231.3
  • PHIL 234.3
  • PHIL 235.3
  • PHIL 236.3
  • PHIL 238.3

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • PHIL 237.3
  • PHIL 262.3

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • PHIL 333.3
  • PHIL 337.3
  • PHIL 362.3
  • PHIL 433.3

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • PHIL 133.3
  • PHIL 231.3
  • PHIL 234.3
  • PHIL 235.3
  • PHIL 236.3
  • PHIL 237.3
  • PHIL 238.3
  • PHIL 262.3
  • PHIL 333.3
  • PHIL 337.3
  • PHIL 362.3
  • PHIL 433.3