IX. Degree Programs

Bachelor of Applied Arts (General) (BAA)

Specialization in Justice Studies (JS)

Schedule of Study

This program leads to a Bachelor of Applied Arts (General) in Justice Studies. Prospective students are encouraged to contact Registrarial Services to discuss program suitability before making a formal application for admission.

The Justice Studies specialization is offered in a hybrid format, which includes periods of intense, in-class learning, supplemented by online study. The study format allows students to complete 1.00 credits (equivalent to two half credit courses) in a 14-week semester and as many as 3.00 credits per year.

Condition for Graduation

In addition to meeting all program specific course and credit requirements, students must have a minimum 60% cumulative average in order to be eligible for graduation. Students will not normally be eligible to graduate while on Probationary status or Required to Withdraw status. A student denied graduation while on Probationary status or Required to Withdraw status may submit a request for Academic Consideration to the Academic Review Sub-Committee.

Semester 1

AHSS*1110 [0.50] Introductory Psychology: Dynamics
AHSS*1130 [0.50] Principles of Sociology
AHSS*1150 [0.50] Introduction to Law
AHSS*1160 [0.50] Crime and Criminal Justice
0.50 electives

Semester 2

JUST*1010 [0.50] Criminal Offences
JUST*1020 [0.50] Introduction to Police Powers
JUST*2030 [0.50] Provincial Legislation
JUST*2050 [0.50] Community Service I
0.50 electives

Semester 3

JUST*1030 [0.50] Introduction to Community Service
JUST*2000 [0.50] Community Policing: Introduction
JUST*2010 [0.50] Forensics Techniques
JUST*2020 [0.50] Federal Legislation
SCMA*2040 [0.50] Research Methods for Social Science

Semester 4

AHSS*2110 [0.50] Criminological Theory I
JUST*2040 [0.50] Police Governance and Accountability
JUST*3030 [0.50] Investigative Techniques
JUST*3050 [0.50] Community Service II
0.50 electives

Semester 5

AHSS*3050 [0.50] Canadian Social Problems
AHSS*3060 [0.50] Criminological Theory II
JUST*3040 [0.50] Police and Society
JUST*3060 [0.50] Traffic Investigation and Analysis
SCMA*3040 [0.50] Quantitative Methods for Social Science

Semester 6

AHSS*4080 [0.50] Transition to Work
AHSS*4090 [0.50] Ethics and the Justice System
AHSS*4100 [0.50] Public Policy: Challenges and Prospects
JUST*4000 [0.50] Advanced Issues in Community Policing
0.50 electives
University of Guelph
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Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1