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Criminology and Justice program maps

  • Criminology and Justice - Comprehensive Program

    Registration for the 2019-2020 academic year will begin June 24. A preview schedule is currently available for viewing. The following are the program maps for the Criminology and Justice program for those entering second, third or fourth year. Please refer only to the information for the year you are entering. 

    If you have not selected a specialization, you are in the Comprehensive program. If you have selected a specialization, please refer to the specialization maps for either Criminal Justice or Youth, Crime and Justice.      

    Please keep in mind that if you are out of sequence, these maps may not be right for you. We are happy to assist anyone who is unsure of their degree progression or their requirements for degree completion. Please feel free to contact the Social Science and Humanities Academic Advising office at SSHadvising@ontariotechu.ca or 905.721.8668 ext. 3838.

    Year 2

    Fall

    • CRMN 2850U—Classical Theories of Crime
    • PSYC 2030U – Abnormal Psychology
    • SSCI 2900U – Research Methods
    • One of:
      • CRMN 2031U – Rethinking Justice: Alternative Approaches
      • CRMN 2050U – Rights and Wrongs in the Justice System
      • CRMN 2830U – Theories of Justice
      • CRMN 2030U – Social Control (winter only)
    • Elective

    Winter

    • SSCI 2910U – Data Analysis
    • SSCI 2920U – Qualitative Research Methods
    • One of:
      • CRMN 2010U – Criminal Law
      • LGLS 2011U – Immigration & Refugee Law
    • One of:
      • SSCI 2020U – Issues in Diversity
      • SSCI 2021U – Issues in the Family
    • Elective

    Year 3

    Fall

    • Two of:
      • CRMN 3050U – Police and Society
      • CRMN 3053U – Prosecution and Sentencing
      • CRMN 3060U – Punishment and Society
    • One of:
      • SSCI 3910U – Advanced Data Analysis
      • SSCI 3920U – Advanced Qualitative Methods
    • Elective
    • Elective

    Winter

    • CRMN 3850U—Contemporary Theories of Crime
    • One of:
      • CRMN 3010U – Social Justice/Criminal Justice
      • CRMN 3028U – Women in the Criminal Justice System (fall and winter)
      • CRMN 3052U – Policing Diverse Communities
      • CRMN 3056U – Race-ing Justice
    • One of:
      • CRMN 3020U—Corporate Crime
      • CRMN 3021U – Cybercrime (fall only)
      • CRMN 3024U – Criminal Gangs
      • CRMN 3045U – Terrorism
    • One of:
      • CRMN 3023U – Family Violence (fall only)
      • CRMN 3025U – Victimology
      • CRMN 3027U – Delinquency, Deviance & Youth Crime
    • Elective

    Year 4

    • One of:
      • CRMN 4000U – Advanced Justice Studies (fall or winter)
      • SSCI 4005U – Independent Study**
      • SSCI 4101U – Honours Thesis I** (fall only)
    • One of:
      • CRMN 4001U—Special Topics in Criminology (fall or winter)***
      • CRMN 4099U – Integrating Project (fall or winter)
      • SSCI 4102U – Honours Thesis II*** (winter only)
    • One of:
      • 3000 or 4000 level CRMN Course
      • SSCI 4098U – Practicum (fall or winter)**
    • One of:
      • CRMN 3040U – Restorative Justice (winter only)
      • CRMN 4032U – Criminal Justice Mediation (winter only)
    • SSCI 4010U – Policy Development (fall or winter)
    • SSCI 4020U – Leadership and Administration (fall or winter)
    • Elective
    • Elective
    • Elective
    • Elective

    *The Practicum is offered in both fall and winter to accommodate all students. This course is application based and only those already approved through the FSSH Practicum Team are able to enrol in this course.

    ** Both Independent Study and Honours Thesis require application and a minimum 3.7 grade point average (GPA) to enrol.

    ***Integrated Project involves an independent student driven project in an area of the students choosing, with a methodology of their choosing. 

    Special Topics in Criminology focuses on a specific substantive area related to the instructor's area of expertise. It also requires an independent writing project, but one that is specific to the content.

    ****If you already took a class from this option block please check with the academic advising office to make sure you are not missing one of the other 3rd year option blocks in place of this one.

  • Criminology and Justice - Advanced Entry

    Year 4 – Advanced Entry

    • One of:
      • CRMN 4000U – Advanced Justice Studies (fall or winter)
      • SSCI 4005U – Independent Study**
      • SSCI 4101U – Honours Thesis I** (fall only)
    • One of:
      • CRMN 4001U—Special Topics in Criminology (fall or winter)***
      • CRMN 4099U – Integrating Project (fall or winter)
      • SSCI 4102U – Honours Thesis II*** (winter only)
    • One of:
      • 3000 or 4000 level CRMN Course
      • SSCI 4098U – Practicum (fall or winter)**
    • One of:
      • CRMN 3040U – Restorative Justice (winter only)
      • CRMN 4032U – Criminal Justice Mediation (winter only)
    • One of:
      • SSCI 3910U – Advanced Data Analysis
      • SSCI 3920U – Advanced Qualitative Methods
    • One of: ****
      • CRMN 3020U—Corporate Crime
      • CRMN 3021U – Cybercrime (fall only)
      • CRMN 3024U – Criminal Gangs
      • CRMN 3045U – Terrorism
    • SSCI 4010U – Policy Development (fall or winter)
    • SSCI 4020U – Leadership and Administration (fall or winter)
    • Elective (must be 2000 level or higher)
    • Elective (must be 2000 level or higher)

    *The Practicum is offered in both fall and winter to accommodate all students. This course is application based and only those already approved through the FSSH Practicum Team are able to enrol in this course.

    ** Both Independent Study and Honours Thesis require application and a minimum 3.7 grade point average (GPA) to enrol.

    ***Integrated Project involves an independent student driven project in an area of the students choosing, with a methodology of their choosing. 

    Special Topics in Criminology focuses on a specific substantive area related to the instructor's area of expertise. It also requires an independent writing project, but one that is specific to the content.

    ****If you already took a class from this option block please check with the academic advising office to make sure you are not missing one of the other 3rd year option blocks in place of this one.

  • Criminal Justice Specialization

    If you do not plan to pursue a specialization and wish to remain in the Comprehensive program, you will follow the Comprehensive registration maps. If you would like to declare a specialization, please see academic advising, as there are forms to be completed for your specialization to be official.

    Please keep in mind that if you are out of sequence, these maps may not be right for you. We are happy to meet with anyone who is unsure of their degree progression or their requirements for degree completion. Please feel free to contact the Social Science and Humanities Academic Advising office at SSHadvising@ontariotechu.ca or 905.721.8668 ext. 3838 for assistance.

    Please note: Students moving into fourth year from the Bridge program will need to contact FSSH academic advising to ensure they have completed the correct courses. Please email them at SSHadvising@ontariotechu.ca.

    Year 2

    Fall

    • CRMN 2850U—Classical Theories of Crime
    • PSYC 2030U – Abnormal Psychology
    • SSCI 2900U – Research Methods
    • Elective
    • Elective

    Winter

    • SSCI 2910U – Data Analysis
    • SSCI 2920U – Qualitative Research Methods
    • CRMN 2030U – Social Control
    • CRMN 2010U – Criminal Law
    • One of:
      • SSCI 2020U – Issues in Diversity
      • SSCI 2021U – Issues in the Family

    Year 3

    Fall

    • CRMN 3050U – Police and Society
    • CRMN 3060U – Punishment and Society
    • CRMN 3053U – Prosecution and Sentencing
    • One of:
      • SSCI 3910U – Advanced Data Analysis
      • SSCI 3920U – Advanced Qualitative Methods
    • Elective

    Winter

    • One of:
      • CRMN 3023U – Family Violence (fall)
      • CRMN 3025U – Victimology
      • CRMN 3027U – Delinquency, Deviance & Youth Crime    
    • One of:
      • CRMN 3010U – Social Justice/Criminal Justice
      • CRMN 3028U – Women in the Criminal Justice System (fall and winter)
      • CRMN 3056U – Race-ing Justice
    • One of:
      • CRMN 3020U—Corporate Crime
      • CRMN 3021U – Cybercrime (fall)
      • CRMN 3024U – Criminal Gangs
      • CRMN 3045U – Terrorism
    • CRMN 3850U—Contemporary Theories of Crime
    • One of:
      • CRMN 3062U – The Prison Experience
      • CRMN 4079 – Alternative Sanctions

    Year 4

    • One of:
      • CRMN 4000U – Advanced Justice Studies (fall or winter)
      • SSCI 4005U – Independent Study**
      • SSCI 4101U – Honours Thesis I** (fall only)
    • One of:
      • CRMN 4001U—Special Topics in Criminology (fall or winter)***
      • CRMN 4099U – Integrating Project (fall or winter)
      • SSCI 4102U – Honours Thesis II*** (winter only)
    • One of:
      • 3000 or 4000 level CRMN Course
      • SSCI 4098U – Practicum (fall or winter)**
    • One of:
      • CRMN 3052U – Policing Diverse Communities (winter)
      • CRMN 4085U – Emerging Patterns of Policing (fall)
    • One of:
      • CRMN 3040U – Restorative Justice (winter only)
      • CRMN 4032U – Criminal Justice Mediation (winter only)
    • Two of:
      • SSCI 4020U – Leadership and Administration (fall or winter)
      • CRMN 4075U – International Perspectives on Criminal Justice (winter)
      • CRMN 4065U – Criminal Justice Ethics & Misconduct
    • SSCI 4010U – Policy Development (fall or winter)
    • Elective
    • Elective

    *The Practicum is offered in both fall and winter to accommodate all students. This course is application based and only those already approved through the FSSH Practicum Team are able to enrol in this course.

    ** Both Independent Study and Honours Thesis require application and a minimum 3.7 grade point average (GPA) to enrol.

    ***Integrated Project involves an independent student-driven project in an area of the students choosing, with a methodology of their choosing. 

    Special Topics in Criminology focuses on a specific substantive area related to the instructor's area of expertise. It also requires an independent writing project, but one that is specific to the content.

  • Youth, Crime and Justice Specialization

    If you do not plan to pursue a specialization and wish to remain in the Comprehensive program, you will follow the Comprehensive registration maps. If you would like to declare a specialization, please see academic advising, as there are forms to be completed for your specialization to be official.

    Please keep in mind that if you are out of sequence, these maps may not be right for you. We are happy to meet with anyone who is unsure of their degree progression or their requirements for degree completion. Please feel free to contact the Social Science and Humanities Academic Advising office at SSHadvising@ontariotechu.ca or 905.721.8668 ext. 3838 for assistance.

    Please note: Students moving into fourth year from the Bridge program will need to contact FSSH academic advising to ensure they have completed the correct courses. Please email them at SSHadvising@ontariotechu.ca.

    Year 2

    Fall

    • CRMN 2850U—Classical Theories of Crime
    • PSYC 2030U – Abnormal Psychology
    • SSCI 2025U—Youth Cultures
    • SSCI 2900U – Research Methods
    • One of:
      • CRMN 2031U – Rethinking Justice: Alternative Approaches
      • CRMN 2050U – Rights and Wrongs in the Justice System
      • CRMN 2830U – Theories of Justice
      • CRMN 2030U – Social Control (winter only)

    Winter

    • PSYC 2010U—Developmental Psychology
    • SSCI 2021U—Issues in the Family
    • SSCI 2910U – Data Analysis
    • SSCI 2920U – Qualitative Research Methods
    • Elective

    Year 3

    Fall

    • Two of:
      • CRMN 3050U – Police and Society
      • CRMN 3053U – Prosecution and Sentencing
      • CRMN 3060U – Punishment and Society
    • SSCI 3910U – Advanced Data Analysis
    • Elective
    • Elective

    Winter

    • CRMN 3027U – Delinquency, Deviance & Youth Crime
    • CRMN 3850U - Contemporary Theories of Crime
    • SSCI 3037U – Youth Justice Policy
    • One of:
      • CRMN 3010U – Social Justice/Criminal Justice
      • CRMN 3028U – Women in the Criminal Justice System (fall and winter)
      • CRMN 3052U – Policing Diverse Communities
      • CRMN 3056U – Race-ing Justice
    • Youth Crime and Justice Elective

    Please note: The only Youth, Crime and Justice electives available for the Winter 2020 term are CRMN 3024U—Criminal Gangs or PSYC 3039 Children, Psychology and the Law.

    Year 4

    • One of:
      • CRMN 4000U – Advanced Justice Studies (fall or winter)
      • SSCI 4005U – Independent Study**
      • SSCI 4101U – Honours Thesis I** (fall only)
    • One of:
      • CRMN 4001U—Special Topics in Criminology (fall or winter)***
      • CRMN 4099U – Integrating Project (fall or winter)
      • SSCI 4102U – Honours Thesis II*** (winter only)
    • One of:
      • 3000 or 4000 level CRMN Course
      • SSCI 4098U – Practicum (fall or winter)**
    • One of:
      • CRMN 3040U – Restorative Justice (winter only)
      • CRMN 4032U – Criminal Justice Mediation (winter only)
    • SSCI 4010U – Policy Development (fall or winter)
    • SSCI 4020U – Leadership and Administration (fall or winter)
    • Youth, Crime and Justice Elective
    • Elective
    • Elective
    • Elective

    *The Practicum is offered in both fall and winter to accommodate all students. This course is application based and only those already approved through the FSSH Practicum Team are able to enrol in this course.

    ** Both Independent Study and Honours Thesis require application and a minimum 3.7 grade point average (GPA) to enrol.

    ***Integrated Project involves an independent student-driven project in an area of the students choosing, with a methodology of their choosing. 

    Special Topics in Criminology focuses on a specific substantive area related to the instructor's area of expertise. It also requires an independent writing project, but one that is specific to the content.

    Please note: The only Youth, Crime and Justice electives available in the Winter 2020 term and are CRMN 3024U—Criminal Gangs or PSYC 3039 Children, Psychology and the Law


Criminology Course Title Changes

  • Fall 2019
    Course Code
    Old Title
    New Title
    CRMN 2031U Alternative Methods in Justice Rethinking Justice: Alternative Approaches
    CRMN 2050U Rights and Freedoms in the Justice Systems Rights and Wrongs in the Justice System
    CRMN 2830U Justice Theory & Policy Theories of Justice
    CRMN 3023U Domestic Violence Family Violence
    CRMN 3035U Representations of Crime and Justice Crime and Media
    CRMN 3050U Policing Police and Society
  • Winter 2020
    Course Code
    Old Title
    New Title
    CRMN 2840U Intro to Gender, Sex and Justice Gender, Sex, and (In) Justice
    CRMN 3010U Social Justice and Conflict Social Justice/Criminal Justice
    CRMN 3027U Youth Crime Delinquency, Deviance, and Youth Crime
    CRMN 3056U Race and Ethnicity in the Criminal Justice System Race-ing Racing
    CRMN 4032U Criminal Justice Mediation Mediation and Conflict Resolution
    CRMN 4079U Intermediate Sanctions and Community Corrections Alternative Sanctions