Policing Programs

Program Co-ordinator: Scott Blandford, PhD, ext. 5369, sblandford@wlu.ca

 

The Honours Bachelor of Arts Policing Degree is available exclusively to police officers and is an interdisciplinary program that focuses on the complex dynamics of policing in a modern liberal democracy. All Laurier courses are available online and will be completed on a part-time basis with a maximum of three courses per term.

The Honours Bachelor of Arts Combination degree is open to all undergraduate students enrolled in another BA program at any campus.  It can be taken on a full- or part-time basis and the courses are only available on-line.  The minor is available to any undergraduate student and the courses are only available online.

Honours BA, Honours Combination BA, minor:

Department Information on this page
 
Course Offerings
Course #TitleCredits
PD100 Models of Policing [1] 0.5
PD101 Communications for Policing [2] 0.5
PD200 Police Psychology 0.5
PD201 Intercultural Communication in Policing [3] 0.5
PD202 Leadership and Career Development in Law Enforcement [4] 0.5
PD203 Diversity in Policing [5] 0.5
PD204 Reasoning and Argumentation in the Criminal Justice System [6] 0.5
PD205 Psychology and Law Enforcement [7] 0.5
PD224 Organizational Leadership [8] 0.5
PD291 Introduction to Policing [9] 0.5
PD300 Research Methods I (Quantitative Methods) [10] 0.5
PD301 Policing a Complex and Diverse Community [11] 0.5
PD302 Indigenous Peoples Political Structures [12] 0.5
PD303 Mental Health, Addiction, and Crime [13] 0.5
PD304 Domestic Violence [14] 0.5
PD305 Media, Social Media, and Crime [15] 0.5
PD306 Ethics, Corruption, and Police Accountability [16] 0.5
PD312 Mental Health and Justice [17] 0.5
PD400 Research Methods II (Qualitative Methods and Legal Research) [18] 0.5
PD401 Civil Unrest: The State's Use of Force Against its Citizens [19] 0.5
PD402 Indigenous Communities and Policing [20] 0.5
PD403 Immigration and Conflict Zones [21] 0.5
PD404 Cybercrime [22] 0.5
PD426 Qualitative Methodologies in Criminology [23] 0.5
 

Senate/Editorial Changes

  1. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision January 19, 2017: PD100 Exclusion added; effective September 1, 2017. 

  2. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision January 19, 2017: PD101 Exclusion added; effective September 1, 2017.

  3. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision February 21, 2017: PD201 Description changed; effective May 1, 2017.

  4. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision January 19, 2017: PD202 Exclusions added; effective September 1, 2017.

  5. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision January 19, 2017: PD203 Title and prerequisite changed; effective September 1, 2017.

  6. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision January 19, 2017: PD204 Prerequisite changed; effective September 1, 2017.

  7. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision January 19, 2017: PD205 Prerequisite changed; effective September 1, 2017.

  8. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision January 19, 2017: PD224 Cross-listed with OL224; effective September 1, 2017.

  9. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision January 19, 2017: PD291 Cross-listed with CC291; effective September 1, 2017. 

  10. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision January 19, 2017: PD300 Prerequisite changed and exclusion added; effective September 1, 2017.

  11. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision January 19, 2017: PD301 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2017.

  12. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision February 21, 2017: PD302 Title and description changed: effective September 1, 2017.
    Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision March 20, 2017:
    PD302 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2017.

  13. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision January 19, 2017: PD303 Prerequisite change and exclusion added; effective September 1, 2017.

  14. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision January 19, 2017: PD304 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2017.

  15. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision January 19, 2017: PD305 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2017.

  16. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision January 19, 2017: PD306 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2017.

  17. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision January 19, 2017: PD312 Cross-listed with CC312 and HS312; effective September 1, 2017. 

  18. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision January 19, 2017: PD400 Prerequisite change and exclusion addition; effective September 1, 2017.

  19. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision January 19, 2017: PD401 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2017. 
    Editorial Revision March 28, 2017: PD401 Prerequisite correction;  effective September 1, 2017.

  20. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision February 21, 2017: PD402 Title and description changed: effective September 1, 2017.
    Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision March 20, 2017: PD402 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2017.

  21. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision January 19, 2017: PD403 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2017.

  22. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision January 19, 2017: PD404 Prerequisite change; effective September 1, 2017.

  23. Senate Academic Planning Committee Revision January 19, 2017: PD426 Cross-listed with CC426; effective September 1, 2017.