This is a limited enrolment program and achieving the minimum mark threshold does not guarantee admission to the Criminology and Sociolegal Studies specialist in any given year. Eligibility will be based on a students mark in the required courses listed below. The precise mark threshold is an estimate of what will be required in the Spring program admission cycle.
Applying after first year: There is no admission to this program after first year.
Applying after second year:
- Student must be enrolled in the Criminology and Sociolegal Studies major (A SMAJ0826) and have completed a minimum of 8.0 FCEs.
- The estimated mark threshold is a combined average of at least 80% in CRI205H1, CRI210H1 and CRI225H1.
Applying after third year:
- Student must be enrolled in the Criminology and Sociolegal Studies major (A SMAJ0826) and have completed at least 12.0 FCEs.
- The estimated mark threshold is a combined average of at least 80% in four 300+ level half-credit CRI lecture or seminar courses and 1.0 FCE from CRI205H1, CRI210H1 and CRI225H1.
- Requests for admission will be considered in the first program request period only. See How to Apply to Programs on the Sidney Smith Commons for detailed program enrolment instructions and application deadlines for restricted programs.
- Due to the limited enrolment nature of this program students are strongly advised to enroll in backup programs.
The following requirements apply to students admitted to the Criminology and Sociolegal Studies specialist in 2018. Each course requirement is individual and cannot be used more than once. A course taken on a CR/NCR basis may not be used to satisfy program requirements.
Total FCEs: 11.0 of which 7.0 FCEs must be CRI courses (including 3.0 FCEs 300+level courses from Group A and 1.0 FCE 400-level from Group B).
- 2.0 FCEs from ECO/HIS/PHL/POL/PSY/SOC (any combination/level)
- All of: CRI205H1, CRI210H1, CRI225H1, CRI335H1, CRI340H1, CRI343H1, CRI350H1
- At least 2.5 FCEs from Group A
- At least 1.0 FCE from Group B
- Additional FCEs (excluding those already counted) from Groups A, B or C for a total of 11.0 FCEs
Note: Students may use a maximum of 1.0 Independent Study FCE and 1.0 Research Participation FCE towards their Criminology & Sociolegal Studies program.
Note about non CRI courses:
- Group C courses are offered by other departments. Registration in these courses may be available only to students who have completed specified prerequisites and/or are enrolled in a program sponsored by the department offering the course. Course enrolment conditions are listed in the Arts and Science timetable. Course descriptions, prerequisites, corequisites and exclusions are listed in the Calendar.
- Students who have completed criminology/sociolegal type courses in the Faculty of Arts and Science that are not included in Group C may email the Program Coordinator to find out if the courses can be used towards the Group C program requirements.