Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Diploma in Criminology

This program is pending MTCU approval.

The Diploma in Criminology program consists of 10.0 credits, including no more than 4.0 at the 100 level. The diploma program can be taken on a part-time or full-time basis.

10.0 credits:
6.0 credits Criminology, 2.5 credits Contemporary Studies, 1.5 Elective credits

Required Courses in Criminology (6.0 credits):
CC100 - Introduction to Criminology
CC210 - Psychology of Crime
CC300 - Theories of Crime
CC302/LY302 - Crime and the Justice System
CC400 - Advanced Criminological Theory
3.5 Elective credits in Criminology

Required Courses in Contemporary Studies (2.5 credits):
CT121 - The World in the 21st Century
CT122 - Social and Political Thought
CT220 - Contemporary Studies Methodologies
CT345 - Applied Democracy
0.5 Senior CT Credit

1.5 Elective Credits

Additional Information

  1. Students must complete 6.0 credits at Wilfrid Laurier University after admission to the program.
  2. Students must attain a minimum cumulative GPA of 6.0 to graduate.
  3. Students who wish subsequently to be registered in a degree program may be granted advanced standing toward the degree, subject to senate and faculty regulations.