The Certificate in Criminology is a 30-credit program offering students an introduction to criminology and other disciplines as well as post-secondary training for careers in criminal justice agencies. On completion of the Certificate, students have the option of entering the Diploma in Criminology, Associate of Arts in Criminology, Bachelor of Arts in Community Criminal Justice, or Bachelor of Arts, Major or Minor in Criminology. Students who want to ensure that they do not have to make up additional coursework should choose their optional criminology courses carefully in consultation with an Academic Advisor and the University Calendar requirements for the applicable Criminology program.
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Department's website: kpu.ca/arts/criminology
The Faculty's Admission Requirements, which consist of KPU's undergraduate English Proficiency Requirement, apply to this program.
Students are required to complete 30 credits of coursework according to the following:
|CRIM 1100||Introduction to Criminology||3|
|CRIM 1101||Introduction to the Criminal Justice System||3|
|CRIM 1107||Canadian Legal Systems||3|
|PSYC 1100||Introduction to Psychology: Basic Processes||3|
|SOCI 1125||Introduction to Society: Processes and Structures||3|
|Select three of the following:||9|
|Introduction to Criminal Law|
|Methods of Research in Criminology|
|Criminal Justice and Psychology|
|Crime, Criminal Justice, and the Media|
|Introduction to Policing|
|Corrections: Theory and Practice|
|Select any two undergraduate courses (normally numbered 1100 or higher) in disciplines other than criminology.||6|
Upon successful completion of this program, students are eligible to receive a Certificate in Criminology.
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