Sociology

MA Course-Based Program in Sociology (Criminal Justice)

Part-time

Available to students with an undergraduate degree in Sociology or a related discipline who have a minimum of one year of full-time work experience in the Canadian criminal justice.

Normally a 4-year undergraduate degree in Criminology or an equivalent program -- that is, students must have completed coursework and field placements equivalent to the Department's BA (Criminology) degree program, including the following courses or their equivalents: Criminology (SOC 225), Criminal Justice Administration (SOC 327), Statistics (SOC 210), and Social Methodology (SOC 315).

Students with the relevant experience in the criminal justice system without one or more of these courses will be required to make up any course deficiencies in addition to the regular program requirements.

Required Courses:

Credits:

SOC 525

*3

Three Criminology Courses
Choose from Sociology courses ie. SOC 622 may be offered as different topics.

*9

SOC XXX

*3

Ethics Training - Students will attend the SOC 605 lecture on ethics and complete the online Graduate Student Ethics training course to meet this requirement.
Plus:
Three optional courses in Sociology, or another department with approval of the Sociology Graduate office.

*9

Ethics Training - Students will attend the SOC 605 lecture on ethics and complete the online Graduate Student Ethics training course to meet this requirement.
SOC 900 Final Capping Project -The project (SOC 900) involves the preparation of a paper (approximately 50 pages in length) that critically reviews and analyzes the literature on a criminal justice topic. The supervisor and a second reader will grade the project and inform the student and the Graduate office of the outcome.

*3

Total Program Credits:

*27