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  • Objectives
    We provide our students with a broad justice education. We focus on the structures and processes of criminal justice and we emphasize historical, theoretical, conceptual and critical approaches.
  • Academic Title
    Crimonolgy Diploma
  • Course description
    The student must successfully complete 60 credits of university transfer courses. Program requirements are as follows:

       1. Core Courses (33 credits)
          CRIM 1100, 2140, 1150, 1160, 2260
          CRIM 1120 or 1170
          CRIM 2251 or 2252
          ENGL 1130
          PHIL 1101, 1102, 1103, 1152, 1201 (choose one)
          PSYC 1100
          SOCI 1125
       2. CRIM courses (12 credits), selected by the student
       3. Electives (15 credits), including at least six credits of non-Criminology courses. Course options outside the criminology discipline include any university transferable course. The following are suggested as relevant to the Criminology diploma:
          ANTH 1100, 1120, 1160
          GEOG 1100, 1160, 1180
          HIST 1113, 1114
          IDST 1100, 1110
          POLI 1102, 2202
          SOCI 2230, 2240, 2250

    The following is a typical program of study for the Diploma in Criminology

    Semester I
    Course     Title     Credits

    *CRIM 1100     Introduction to the Criminal Justice System     3
    *PSYC 1100     An Introduction to Psychology I     3
    *SOCI 1125     Social Processes     3
    *ENGL 1130     Academic Writing (or any first-year literature course)     3
    *CRIM 1160     Canadian Legal System     3
            15

    Semester II

    *PHIL 1101, 1102, 1103, 1152 or 1201     (choose one)     3
    *CRIM 1150     Introduction to Criminology     3
    *CRIM 2260     Criminal Law     3
    *CRIM 1120/1170     (choose one)     3
    Elective         3
            15

    Semester III

    *CRIM 2251/2252     (choose one)     3
    *CRIM 2140     Interviewing & Professional Skills     3
    Crim Option         3
    Electives         6
            15

    Semester IV

    CRIM Option         3
    CRIM Option         3
    CRIM Option         3
    Electives         6
            15

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