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Ecclesiastical Program: Licentiate in Canon Law

Faculty of Canon Law

Compulsory Courses (66 units)

  • DCA5103 Universal and Supra Diocesan Church Structures (3u)
  • DCA5127 Particular Churches (3u)
  • DCA5128 Sanctifying Office (3u)
  • DCA5129 General Norms (3u)
  • DCA5130 Matrimonial Law (3u)
  • DCA5131 Christian Faithful (3u)
  • DCA5132 Administrative Institutes (3u)
  • DCA5133 Procedures I (3u)
  • DCA5134 Eastern Canon Law (3u)
  • DCA5135 Matrimonial Jurisprudence (3u)
  • DCA5136 Introduction to Canon Law (3u)
  • DCA5137 Teaching Office (1.5u)
  • DCA5138 Special Matrimonial Cases and Procedures (1.5u)
  • DCA5203 Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (3u)
  • DCA6112 Administrative Procedures (3u)
  • DCA6113 Temporal Goods (3u)
  • DCA6114 Procedures II (3u)
  • DCA6115 Penal Law (3u)
  • DCA6116 Foundations of Canon Law (3u)
  • DCA6117 Institutes of Law (3u)
  • DCA6321 Seminar on Tribunal Practice (3u)
  • DCA6394 Research Seminar – Preparation (0u)
  • DCA6395 Research Seminar (3u)
  • DCA6921 Canonical Latin / Latin canonique (3u)

Optional Courses (9 units)

9 units from:

  • DCA5139 Canon Law on Safeguarding Minors and Vulnerable Persons (3u)
  • DCA5304 Comparative Particular Law (3u)
  • DCA5396 Directed Studies I (3u)
  • DCA5397 Directed Studies II (3u)
  • DCA5398 Directed Studies III (3u)
  • DCA6301 Special Problems in Canon Law I (3u)
  • DCA6302 Special Problems in Canon Law II (3u)
  • DCA6315 Liturgical Law Outside the Code (3u)
  • DCA6316 The Laity and the Power of Governance in the Church (3u)
  • DCA6363 Special Problems in Canon Law III (1.5u)
  • DCA6364 Special Problems in Canon Law IV (1.5u)
  • DCA6365 Special Problems in Canon Law V (1.5u)
  • DCA6366 Special Problems in Canon Law VI (1.5u)
  • DCA6367 Special Problems in Canon Law VII (1.5u)
  • DCA6396 Selected Topics in Canon Law I (3u)
  • DCA6397 Selected Topics in Canon Law II (3u)
  • DCA6398 Selected Topics in Canon Law III (3u)
  • DCA6922 Field Practicum / Stage en milieu de travail (3u)
  • DCA6961 Study Visit to the Roman Curia / Voyage de formation à la curie romaine (1.5u)
  • DCA6962 Special Issues in Consecrated Life / Questions spéciales relatives à la vie consacrée (1.5u)
  • HTP5101 Victims of Sexual Abuse in Society and the Church (3u)
  • HTP5102 Perpetrators of Sexual Violence in Various Contexts and Prevention (3u)
  • HTP5103 Special Topics in Safeguarding Minors and Vulnerable Persons (3u)