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Honours BASc (Criminology Major) College Pathways Program (O)

Graduates of a 2-year diploma program in Protection, Security, and Investigation (formerly Law and Security Administration), Police Foundations, or Community and Justice Services at an Ontario college may be admitted to the HBASc Criminology Major College Pathways program. If they have a minimum 70% average, they are eligible to be credited with 6 FCEs towards the HBASc (Criminology Major), reducing the remaining requirements to 14 FCEs (with an overall average of 70%), as outlined below.  Meeting the minimum requirement does not guarantee admission to either the University or a specific program.

NOTE:  In fulfillment of the requirements of the HBASc, college transfer students must take a minimum of two (2) FCEs of Type A or Type B courses; at least two (2) FCEs must be Type C or Type D 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 2015 and 2090
(c) One FCE chosen from: Political Science 1100, Political Science 1301, Psychology 1100, Sociology 1100
(d) One half-course elective at the second or third year level
(e) Two FCE electives  (Note the Type A, B, C, D, and E course requirements)

Second Year:
(a) *One FCE chosen from: Criminology courses at the second year level; Political Science 2311, 2313, 2617; Psychology 2004; Sociology 2221, 2301
(b)  *Two FCE chosen from Criminology courses at the third year level; Political Science 3314; Sociology 3811
(c)   One-half FCE in third year Interdisciplinary Studies
(d)   One and one-half FCE electives at the second or third year level (Note the Type A, B, C, D, and E course requirements.  Criminology 3510 or Political Science 3351 are recommended.)

 Third Year:
(a) *One FCE chosen from: Criminology courses at the fourth year level; Sociology 4250
(b) * Criminology 4801 or Interdisciplinary Studies 4901
(c) Two FCE electives at the third or fourth year level (Note the Type A, B, C, D, and E course requirements.)