Diploma in Criminology

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:
6.5 credits in Criminology
2.0 credits in BF
1.5 Elective credits

Required Courses in Criminology (6.5 credits):
CC100 - Introduction to Criminology
CC102 - Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
CC210 - Psychology of Crime
CC290 - Theories of Crime I
CC302 - Crime and the Justice System
CC390 - Theories of Crime II
Plus 3.5 Elective credits in Criminology (CC)

Required Foundations (2.0 credits):
BF190 - Modernity and the Contemporary World
BF199 - Modernity: Critique and Resistance
BF290 - Academic Literacy: Social Sciences
BF299 - Academic Literacy: Humanities

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.