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Canon Law

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  • Program requirements
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The Master of Canon Law requires 45 credits of coursework, of which 15 are from compulsory courses.

 

Compulsory courses (15cr.)
DCA5129 GENERAL NORMS (3cr.)
DCA5132 ADMINISTRATIVE INSTITUTES (3cr.)
DCA5136 FOUNDATIONS OF CANON LAW (3cr.)
DCA6395 RESEARCH SEMINAR (3cr.)
DCA6921 LATIN CANONIQUE / CANONICAL LATIN (3cr.)

 

Optional courses (30cr.) from among the courses below:
DCA5103 UNIVERSAL AND SUPRA DIOCESAN CHURCH STRUCTURES (3cr.)
DCA5127 PARTICULAR CHURCHES (3cr.)
DCA5128 SANCTIFYING OFFICE (3cr.)
DCA5130 MATRIMONIAL LAW (3cr.)
DCA5131 CHRISTIAN FAITHFUL (3cr.)
DCA5133 PROCEDURES I (3cr.)
DCA5134 EASTERN CANON LAW (3cr.)
DCA5135 MATRIMONIAL JURISPRUDENCE (3cr.)
DCA5137 TEACHING OFFICE (1.5cr.)
DCA5138 SPECIAL MATRIMONIAL CASES AND PROCEDURES (1.5cr.)
DCA5203 INSTITUTES OF CONSECRATED LIFE AND SOCIETIES OF APOSTOLIC LIFE (3cr.)
DCA5304 COMPARATIVE PARTICULAR LAW (3cr.)
DCA5396 DIRECTED STUDIES I (3cr.)
DCA5397 DIRECTED STUDIES II (3cr.)
DCA5398 DIRECTED STUDIES III (3cr.)
DCA6112 ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES (3cr.)
DCA6113 TEMPORAL GOODS (3cr.)
DCA6114 PROCEDURES II (3cr.)
DCA6115 PENAL LAW (3cr.)
DCA6301 SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN CANON LAW I (3cr.)
DCA6302 SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN CANON LAW II (3cr.)
DCA6315 LITURGICAL LAW OUTSIDE THE CODE (3cr.)
DCA6316 THE LAITY AND THE POWER OF GOVERNANCE IN THE CHURCH (3cr.)
DCA6321 SEMINAR ON TRIBUNAL PRACTICE (3cr.)
DCA6363 SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN CANON LAW III (1.5cr.)
DCA6364 SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN CANON LAW IV (1.5cr.)
DCA6396 SELECTED TOPICS IN CANON LAW I (3cr.)
DCA6397 SELECTED TOPICS IN CANON LAW II (3cr.)
DCA6398 SELECTED TOPICS IN CANON LAW III (3cr.)
DCA6415 SECTORS OF LAW (6cr.)
DCA6922 STAGE EN MILIEU DE TRAVAIL / FIELD PRACTICUM (3cr.)
DCA6961 VOYAGE DE FORMATION À LA CURIE ROMAINE / STUDY VISIT TO THE ROMAN CURIA (1.5cr.)
DCA6962 QUESTIONS SPÉCIALES RELATIVES À LA VIE CONSACRÉE / SPECIAL ISSUES IN CONSECRATED LIFE (1.5cr.)

 

Duration of Program

Students are expected to fulfill all requirements of the program within two years. The maximum time permitted is four years from the date of initial registration in the program for full-time and part-time students alike.

Residence

Students admitted full-time must register full-time for a minimum of three sessions.

Minimum Standards

The passing grade in all courses is C+. Students who fail two courses (equivalent to 6 credits) must withdraw from the program.