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Honours BASc (Criminology Major) (O)

Four Year program


An overall 70% average in the Criminology Major (courses designated with an asterisk*) through each year is required.


Note: 
By the end of four years (20 FCEs), at least three (3) FCEs must be Type A (Humanities) or Type B (Social Sciences) courses; at least three (3) FCEs must be Type C (Engineering, Mathematical and Natural Sciences) or Type D (Health and Behavioural Sciences) courses; and at least one-half (0.5) FCE must be Type E courses. The Indigenous Content Requirement is being met by the inclusion of one-half (0.5) FCE chosen from the list of Type E courses taken as an elective in any year of the program, although Criminology 3510 or Political Science 3351 are particularly recommended.

First Year:
(a) One-half FCE in first year Interdisciplinary Studies
(b) *Criminology 1010 and 1030
(c) One of: Political Science 1100, Political Science 1301, Psychology 1100, or Sociology 1100
(e) Two and one-half FCE electives  (Note the Type A, B, C, D, and E courses requirement.)

Second Year:
(a) *One FCE in Criminology at the second year level 
(b) *One FCE chosen from: Political Science 2311, 2313, 2617; Psychology 2004; Sociology 2221, 2301
(c) *Criminology 2015
(d) *Criminology 2090
(e) Two FCE electives  (Note the Type A, B, C, D, and E courses requirement.)

Third Year:
(a) *Two FCEs chosen from: Criminology courses at the third year level; Political Science 3314; Sociology 3811
(b) One-half FCE in third year Interdisciplinary Studies
(c) Two and one-half FCE electives at the second year level or above (Note the Type A, B, C, D, and E courses requirement.  Criminology 3510 or Political Science 3351 are recommended.)

Fourth Year:
(a) *One FCE chosen from: Criminology courses at the fourth year level; Sociology 4250
(b) *Criminology 4801 or Interdisciplinary Studies 4901
(c) Three FCE electives at the third or fourth year level