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
3.5 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
CC390 - Theories of Crime II
One of:
CC291/PD291, CC292, or LY205
Plus 3.5 Elective credits in Criminology (CC)

3.5 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.