IX. Graduate Programs

Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy

Courses

For courses without a semester designation the student should consult the Graduate Program Coordinator.

Core Courses

CCJP*6000 Courts W [0.50]
This course examines courts from a variety of political, social, and socio-legal perspectives depending on the interest of the instructor(s). Particular attention will be paid to the role of courts in shaping criminal justice policy through such means as constitutional decisions and sentencing decisions.
Restriction(s): CCJP students. Instructor consent required.
Department(s): Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Department of Political Science
CCJP*6100 Governing Criminal Justice F [0.50]
This course analyzes criminal justice policy and governance of the criminal justice system from applied and theoretical perspectives. Particular attention is paid to the interplay between criminal justice policy and management and the larger political process.
Restriction(s): CCJP students
Department(s): Department of Political Science
CCJP*6200 Professional Seminar in CCJP F,W [0.25]
This course introduces students to graduate studies in the program; to the professions of sociology, political science and criminology; and to professional life in occupations related to criminal justice. It includes information on the following: the program and how it relates to criminology, sociology and political science; library and computer research; research in the field; challenges facing criminal justice professionals; applying for further graduate study and research funding; and skill development.
Restriction(s): CCJP students
Department(s): Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Department of Political Science
CCJP*6300 Research Methods in Criminal Justice F [0.75]
This course introduces students to the primary methods, data sources and statistical methods used in criminal justice and criminology research. Particular attention will be paid to the role research and methods and statistics play in shaping criminal justice/criminological theory, research and policy.
Restriction(s): CCJP students. Instructor consent required.
Department(s): Department of Sociology and Anthropology

SOC*6350 [0.50] Society, Crime and Control

Elective Courses

SOC*6070 [0.50] Sociological Theory
SOC*6130 [0.50] Quantitative Research Methods
SOC*6140 [0.50] Qualitative Research Methods
SOC*6270 [0.50] Diversity and Social Equality
POLS*6400 [0.50] Citizenship and Social Policy
POLS*6630 [0.50] Approaches to Public Policy Analysis
POLS*6640 [0.50] Canadian Public Administration: Public Sector Management
POLS*6950 [0.50] Specialized Topics in Political Studies
SOC*6600 [0.50] Reading Course

Major Research Paper Course

CCJP*6660 Major Research Paper S,F,W [1.00]
The major paper is an extensive research paper for those who do not elect to complete a thesis. It may be taken over two semesters.
Restriction(s): Restricted to CCJP graduate students
Department(s): Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Department of Political Science

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