Wilfrid Laurier University Canada

About Wilfrid Laurier University

Founded

1911

History

The university originated in the Evangelical Lutheran Seminary of Canada established in 1911. In 1924 Waterloo College of Arts, providing courses in post-secondary education, was established; in 1925 the faculty of arts, under the name of Waterloo College, affiliated with the University of Western Ontario. This affiliation ended in 1960 when the seminary obtained a revised charter changing its name to Waterloo Lutheran University. It received its present name in 1973.

The university is located in the city of Waterloo, in Ontario province.

Admission to first degree courses

Completion of 6 appropriate Ontario Academic Courses (OACs), University (U) or University/College (U/C) or equivalent. For specific course requirements see university's website.

First Degrees

BA, BA, BBA, BMus, BMusTh, BSc, BSc

Higher Degrees

Masters

Admission: Applicants for admission to master's degrees should hold a good relevant first degree.

At Waterloo Lutheran Seminary (federated with the university): MDiv, MTS, MTh. Combined degree programmes available: MDiv-MSW; MTS-MSW.

BEd, MA, MBA, MDiv, MES, MMT, MSW, MSc, MTS, MTh

Doctoral

At Waterloo Lutheran Seminary: DMin.

DMin, PhD

Libraries

Volumes: 1,636,914.

Other Holdings

689,911 equivalent volumes in microform
174,748 government documents


Special Collections

Alex Potter (history of the university)
Barry Gough (history
Beaver Valley Heritage Society
Bruce Mitchell (environment, resources)
Canadian Arctic Resources Committee (CARC)
Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA)
Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA)
Carl F. Klinck (history, history of the university)
Carroll Herman Little (theology, history, history of the university)
Clara Bernhardt (women's studies, local history)
Earle Clare Shelley (English literature)
Eastern Synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada
Emil A. Gomann (theology)
Emily Stowe and Augusta Stowe-Gullen (women's studies)
Flora Roy (history, history of the university, English literature)
Fred Roots (environment, resources)
George Francis (environment, resources)
Gotthard Booth (psychology, theology)
Great Lakes Fishery Commission
Harley Anson Misener (history, genealogy)
Henry Regier (environment, resources)
Herman Overgaard (history of the university, resources)
James Gordon Nelson (environment, resources)
Jill Leslie (recreation)
Jim Birtch (environment, resources)
John Cowper Powys
John Horton (environment, resources)
John Jackson (public participation, resources)
John Swaigen (environmental law)
John Theberge (environment, resources)
John Theberge (environment, resources)
Kenneth Hewitt (environment, resources, hazards)
Kitchener-Waterloo Community Concert Association
Len Gertler (environment, resources, planning)
Marie Sanderson (environment, resources)
Maureen Forrester (music)
Nathanael Spady (music)
Nils Willison (theology, history of the university)
Personal Studio (history of the university)
Ralph Krueger (environment, resources)
Rawson Academy of Aquatic Science
Ray Houser (theology, history of the university)
Robert Langen (history of the university)
Seminette Club (women's studies, history of Waterloo Lutheran Seminary)
Sir Wilfrid Laurier (history)
Social Planning Council of Kitchener-Waterloo
Theresa McClenaghan (law, environment, resources)
Ulrich S. Leupold (history of Waterloo Lutheran Seminary)
Uniroyal Chemical/Crompton Company
W. Ross Macdonald (history of the university)
Waterloo College (building plans)
Wilfrid Laurier University Women's Association
Wilfrid Laurier University history (blueprints, newspaper clippings)
William Daum Euler (history, political science)
William Lyon Mackenzie King (history)
Women's Auxiliary of Waterloo Lutheran Seminary


Academic Awards

(2006-2007). 669 awards ranging in value from Can$500 to Can$3000.

Academic Year

(2007-2008). Three terms: 10 September--21 December; 7 January--29 April; 1 May--9 August

Income

(2006-2007). Total, Can$187831000

Staff Statistics

(2006-2007):

Total: 1345

Academic: 493

Non-Academic: 852

Subject Areas

Aboriginal Studies
Accountancy/Accounting
Administration/Administrative Studies
American Studies
Anatomical Science/Anatomy
Anthropology/Folklore
Applied Chemistry
Applied Physics
Arabic
Archaeology
Arts General
Astronomy/Astrophysics/Space Science
Banking/Finance
Behavioural Sciences
Biochemistry
Biology
Biology Molecular
Biotechnology
Botany/Plant Science
Business Administration
Business Economics
Business Information Systems
Business/Commerce
Canadian Studies
Chemistry
Child Welfare
Child and Family Psychology
Child/Youth Studies
Classics/Greek/Latin/Ancient History
Cognitive Science
Communication Sciences
Communication/Journalism/Media Studies
Communications/Information Management
Computer Science
Consumer Studies
Corporate Governance
Counselling
Criminal Justice/Public Policy
Criminology
Cultural Studies
Defence Studies
Development Studies
E-Business
E-Commerce
Ecology
Economic History
Economics
Education
Education Primary
Education Secondary
English
Entomology
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science/Studies
Estate Management
Film/Photography/Television/Animation
French/French Studies
Genetics
Geography
Geology/Earth Sciences/Atmospheric Studies
Geophysics
German/Germanic Studies
Global Studies
Greek, Modern/Greek Studies
History
History/Philosophy of Science
Human Movement/Kinesiology/Biomechanics
Human Resource Development
Industrial Relations/Personnel/HRM
Information Science/Studies/Systems
Information Technology
International Business
International Finance
International Finance Economics
International Relations/Studies
Italian
Languages, Modern
Law Business/Commercial/Economic/Industrial
Linguistics/Translation
Literature, Comparative
Logic/Computation
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics
Mediaeval Studies
Mediterranean Studies
Microbiology/Medical Microbiology
Multimedia
Music
Music Education
Music Jazz
Music Pop
Music Technology
Nanotechnology
Native Studies
Optics/Photonics
Palaeontology/Palaeobiology
Parasitology
Pastoral Studies
Philosophy
Physical Education/Sports Science
Physics
Physiology
Politics/Political Science/Government
Popular Culture
Project Management
Psychology
Psychology Clinical
Public Administration
Religion/Theology
Risk Management
Rural Studies/Development
Slavonic Languages/Studies
Social Policy
Social Work/Studies
Sociology
Spanish/Hispanic/Latin American Studies
Statistics/Actuarial Science
Taxation
Teacher Training
Visual Arts
Women's/Gender Studies
Zoology

Courses at Wilfrid Laurier University

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