Enrolment Requirements:

Program admission:
This is a limited enrolment program and achieving the minimum mark thresholds does not guarantee admission to the Criminology and Sociolegal Studies specialist in any given year.

Requests for admission will be considered in the first program request period only (April 1 - May 11, 2016). Eligibility will be based on a students mark in the required courses listed below. The precise mark thresholds are an estimate of what will be required in the 2016 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 (ASMAJ0826) and have completed a minimum of 8.0 FCEs including CRI205H1, CRI210H1 and CRI225H1. A minimum combined average of at least 80% in CRI205H1, CRI210H1 and CRI225H1 is required.

Applying after third year:Student must be enrolled in the Criminology and Sociolegal Studies major (ASMAJ0826) and have completed at least 12.0 FCEs and have a minimum combined average of 80% in the following 3.0 FCEs: Four 300+ level half-credit CRI lecture or seminar courses and 1.0 FCE from CRI205H1, CRI210H1 and CRI225H1.

Important: Students are advised not to make program changes after year 3 as it may not be possible to complete the program requirements for the Specialist program in year 4. Prerequisites and program requirements will not be waived.

How to to request admission to the program:
There is one request period only (April 1 - May 11, 2016). Application is made using theProgram Application Form(not ACORN). The program code for the specialist is ASSPE0826.

How to request enrolment in Type 3 programs:
Step 1: apply during round 1 (April 1 - May 11, 2016) using theProgram Application Form
Step 2: enrol in backup programs (April 1 - May 11, 2016)
Step 3: check ACORN in early July to check the status of your requests
Step 4: if invited (INV status)->accept the invitation on ACORN (deadline to accept is August 3, 2016)
Step 5: if refused (REF status)->check the status of your backup programs and visit your Registrar's Office if you need assistance

For detailed information and instructions seeProgram Enrolment.

Completion Requirements:

Program requirements:

The following requirements apply to students admitted to the Criminology and Sociolegal Studies specialist in 2016. 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.

Students in the specialist program must complete a minimum of 11.0 FCEs which includes 7.0 CRI FCEs, 1.0 FCE at the 400-level and 3.0 FCEs at the 300+ level from the categories listed below:

1. 2.0 FCEs from ECO/HIS/PHL/POL/PSY/SOC
2. All of: CRI205H1, CRI210H1, CRI225H1, CRI343H1, CRI325H1, CRI335H1, CRI340H1, CRI350H1
3. At least 2.0 FCEs from Group A
4. At least 1.0 FCE from Group B
5. 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.

Group A: CRI325H1/​CRI365H1/​CRI370H1/​CRI380H1/​CRI383H1/​CRI385H1/​CRI387H1/​CRI390H1/​CRI391H1/​CRI392H1/​CRI393H1/​CRI394H1/​CRI395H1/​CRI395Y1/​CRI396H1/​CRI397Y1/​CRI450H1

Group B: CRI415H1/​CRI420H1/​CRI425H1/​CRI427H1/​CRI428H1/​CRI429H1/​CRI431H1/​CRI435H1/​CRI445H1/​CRI480H1/​CRI487H1/​CRI490H1/​CRI491H1

Group C: ANT444Y1/​HIS411H1/​PHL271H1/​PHL370H1/​POL242Y1/​PSY201H1/​PSY202H1/​PSY220H1/​PSY240H1/​PSY328H1/​SOC205H1/​SOC212H1/​SOC306Y1/​SOC313H1/​SOC315H1/​SOC413H1/​TRN412H1/​CRI215H1/​CRI389Y0

Note about non CRI courses:

Some 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. The course enrolment conditions are listed in the in the Arts and Science timetable. Course descriptions, prerequisites, corequisites and exclusions are listed in the Calendar.
Students who have completed criminology/sociolegal Studies 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 included in the Group C program requirements.

Program requirements:
The following requirements apply to students admitted to the Criminology and Sociolegal Studies specialist in 2016.   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.

Students in the specialist program must complete a minimum of 11.0 FCEs which includes 7.0 CRI FCEs, 1.0 FCE at the 400-level and 3.0 FCEs at the 300+ level from the categories listed below:

1.  2.0 FCEs from ECO/HIS/PHL/POL/PSY/SOC
2.  All of:  CRI205H1, CRI210H1, CRI225H1, CRI343H1, CRI325H1, CRI335H1, CRI340H1, CRI350H1
3.  At least 2.0 FCEs from Group A
4.  At least 1.0 FCE from Group B
5.  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.

Group A: CRI325H1/CRI365H1/CRI370H1/CRI380H1/CRI383H1/CRI385H1/CRI387H1/CRI390H1/CRI391H1/CRI392H1/CRI393H1/CRI394H1/CRI395H1/CRI395Y1/CRI396H1/CRI397Y1/CRI450H1

Group B: CRI415H1/CRI420H1/CRI425H1/CRI427H1/CRI428H1/CRI429H1/CRI431H1/CRI435H1/CRI445H1/CRI480H1/CRI487H1/CRI490H1/CRI491H1

Group C: ANT444Y1/HIS411H1/PHL271H1/PHL370H1/POL242Y1/PSY201H1/PSY202H1/PSY220H1/PSY240H1/PSY328H1/SOC205H1/SOC212H1/SOC306Y1/SOC313H1/SOC315H1/SOC413H1/TRN412H1/CRI215H1/CRI389Y0

Note about non CRI courses listed in Group C:

  1. Some 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.  The course enrolment conditions are listed in the in the Arts and Science timetable.  Course descriptions, prerequisites, corequisites and exclusions are listed in the Calendar.
  2. Students who have completed criminology/sociolegal Studies 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 included in the Group C program requirements. Please forward your request to Silvia Cocolo for consideration.   Make sure to include a detailed course outline and your student id# in your message.

The following special courses will be accepted in the Group C category provided they were taken during the specified session and they have not been assigned a CR/NCR status.  You must request that these courses be added to your degree explorer program account.

20139:  SOC397H1F Top: Top: Sociol Research ( International Criminal Justice: Soc & Legal Aspects) - Professor Ron Levi
20131:  SOC396H1S Top: Sociol Research  (Sociology of  Law)  - Professor Ron Levi
20121, 20135:  USA310H1S (Approaches to American Studies: Illegal Drugs and American Society

Credit/No Credit Option: If you have any questions or need some advice about CR/NCR, contact your college registrar’s office.  Do NOT CR/NCR a course that must be used to fulfill program requirments. CR courses WILL NOT count towards the Criminology Specialist program. Exceptioins will NOT be granted. This may result in having to change your Criminology program to a major.    Information about CR/NCR can be found on the Arts and Science website.