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Anthropology and Criminology Joint Major

Bachelor of Arts

These disciplines have some common methods and theoretical concerns; the relation between such variables as class, gender, ethnicity and crime; the social construction of deviance; the law as a social phenomenon; and the general social, political, and economic frameworks of society that condition the nature and perception of social problems. This program is for those who share these concerns.

Students interested in a joint program in criminology and anthropology should contact both department advisors.

Program Declaration and Continuation

Students must satisfy the program declaration requirements for both Criminology and Anthropology programs. Interested students should contact advisors in both programs. Students with a minimum 2.25 cumulative grade point average (CGPA)* apply for program declaration after completing following requirements:

Criminology declaration: students must complete the Anthropology declaration requirements and the following courses with minimum C- grades

All of:

CRIM 101 - Introduction to Criminology (3)

Topics will include: examination of different terms and concepts commonly used in criminology, such as crime, delinquency, deviance, criminal, victim, rehabilitation and treatment. Criminology as a body of knowledge and as a profession. Position and subject matter of criminology. Relationship between criminology and other academic disciplines. Specificity of criminology. Relationship between theory and practice. History and evolution of criminological thought. Elements of continuity and discontinuity between classical and modern theories of criminality. Levels of explanations in criminology. Practical applications of criminology. The foundations of a modern criminal policy. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Valerie Spicer
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D101 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D102 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D103 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 7100, Burnaby
D104 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D105 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3531, Burnaby
D106 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D107 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D108 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D109 Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
D110 Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 5118, Burnaby
D111 Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D112 Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D113 Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5018, Burnaby
D114 Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 4150, Burnaby
D115 Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D116 Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2503, Burnaby
D117 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D118 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D119 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5007, Burnaby
D120 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D900 Zachary Rowan
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 2600, Surrey
D901 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 3260, Surrey
D902 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 3290, Surrey
D903 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 3260, Surrey
D904 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 3290, Surrey
D905 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 3260, Surrey
D906 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 3290, Surrey
D907 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SRYC 3260, Surrey
D908 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SRYC 3290, Surrey
D909 Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SRYC 3260, Surrey
D910 Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SRYC 3290, Surrey
CRIM 104 - Sociological Explanations of Criminal and Deviant Behavior (3)

A survey of some major sociological perspectives on crime and deviance that will include both mainstream and critical theories. These will include: anomie, neutralization, control, group conflict, sub-cultural, ecological, functionalist and critical theories. Critical analysis of the assumptions upon which each theory is based. Examination of the similarities and differences between/among the various explanations. Prerequisite: SA 150 is recommended. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Stephanie Wiley
Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
D101 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 3535, Burnaby
D102 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D103 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 10315, Burnaby
D104 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D105 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D106 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D107 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D108 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D109 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 7100, Burnaby
D110 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
CRIM 131 - Introduction to the Criminal Justice System - A Total System Approach (3)

Introductory analysis of the structure and operation of the Canadian criminal justice system. Examination of the patterns of crime and victimization; police operations, discretion and decision making; the criminal courts, including sentencing; the corrections system, including correctional institutions and community-based models; the youth justice system. Patterns of contact and conflict between various social groups and the criminal justice system. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Danielle Murdoch
Fr 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
EDB 7618, Burnaby
D101 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5039, Burnaby
D102 Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D103 Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D104 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D105 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D106 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
D107 Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
D108 Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
D109 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5007, Burnaby
D110 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 4115, Burnaby
CRIM 135 - Introduction to Canadian Law and Legal Institutions: A Criminal Justice Perspective (3)

A general introduction to the fundamental and competing principles of jurisprudence and to the basic legal institutions of Canada. Prepares students for those law and law related courses offered within the School of Criminology and will consider the history of Canadian law, the development of the Canadian constitution, the system of Canadian courts and the roles and responsibilities of members of the legal profession. In addition, the course will consider the nature of legal reasoning, the doctrine of precedent, principles of statutory interpretation and will also introduce the fields of contract, torts, administrative law, and family law. Also examines the process of law reform in Canada. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Helene Love
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5006, Burnaby
D102 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D103 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 4125, Burnaby
D104 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D105 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D106 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D107 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D108 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D109 Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 4115, Burnaby
D900 Tamara O'Doherty
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 2600, Surrey
D901 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 3010, Surrey
D902 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 2980, Surrey
D903 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 3010, Surrey
D904 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 2980, Surrey
D905 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 3010, Surrey
D907 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SRYC 3010, Surrey

And one of:

CRIM 220 - Research Methods in Criminology (3)

An introduction to criminological research that is intended to develop the student's research and analytical skills. Specifically, the course will focus on the theory of inquiry, the logic, and structure of criminological inquiry, research design, data gathering, analysis and reporting. Prerequisite: Any 100 division CRIM course is recommended. Students with credit for CRIM 120 may not take CRIM 220 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Valerie Spicer
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D102 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
D103 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 6100, Burnaby
D104 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D105 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D106 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D107 Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
BLU 10921, Burnaby
D108 Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D109 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D110 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D900 Rylan Simpson
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 3090, Surrey
D901 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
D902 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
D903 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
D904 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
D905 Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
SA 255 - Introduction to Social Research (SA) (4)

Explores how sociologists and anthropologists investigate social relations and contexts. Students learn to develop research questions and turn them into research projects. Introduces data collection techniques and related ethical issues, the relationship between theory and research, and other fundamental concepts and issues involved in conducting qualitative and quantitative research. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Gagun Chhina
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5037, Burnaby
D101 Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
D102 Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D103 Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby

Anthropology declaration: see lower division requirements (listed below); students must contact the Anthropology advisor

To continue in the joint major, students must maintain a 2.25 CGPA. Students whose CGPA falls below 2.25 cannot enrol in any upper division CRIM courses.

*transfer students who meet the Criminology program declaration requirements upon admission to SFU may use their admission CGPA for declaration purposes

Program Requirements

A minimum of 120 units, including a minimum of 45 upper division units, as specified below.

Lower Division Anthropology Requirements

Students complete a minimum of 18 units, including both of

SA 101 - Introduction to Anthropology (A) (4)

Anthropology asks fundamental questions about how people live and interact in different contexts. Engages with contemporary social life around the world, including the relations among people, ideas, and things. Provides analytical tools to help understand the role of culture and society in our lives. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D200 Natasha Ferenczi
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 3003, Burnaby
D201 Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 5118, Burnaby
D202 Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D203 We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D204 We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5047, Burnaby
D205 We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D206 We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D900 Bascom Guffin
Fr 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SRYC 5240, Surrey
D901 Matthew Guffin
Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 5060, Surrey
D902 Fr 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
D903 Fr 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 3150, Surrey
D904 Fr 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SRYC 3150, Surrey
OL01 Cristina Moretti
TBD
SA 201W - Anthropology and Contemporary Life (A) (4)

An introduction to the anthropological perspective as applied to the organization of everyday life in contemporary settings. Introduces positivist, interpretive, and critical interpretive approaches to the analysis of social actions, identities, and values as enacted in space and time. Prerequisite: Recommended: SA 101. Writing.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Pamela Stern
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3535, Burnaby

and one of*

CRIM 220 - Research Methods in Criminology (3)

An introduction to criminological research that is intended to develop the student's research and analytical skills. Specifically, the course will focus on the theory of inquiry, the logic, and structure of criminological inquiry, research design, data gathering, analysis and reporting. Prerequisite: Any 100 division CRIM course is recommended. Students with credit for CRIM 120 may not take CRIM 220 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Valerie Spicer
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D102 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
D103 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 6100, Burnaby
D104 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D105 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D106 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D107 Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
BLU 10921, Burnaby
D108 Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D109 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D110 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D900 Rylan Simpson
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 3090, Surrey
D901 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
D902 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
D903 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
D904 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
D905 Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
SA 255 - Introduction to Social Research (SA) (4)

Explores how sociologists and anthropologists investigate social relations and contexts. Students learn to develop research questions and turn them into research projects. Introduces data collection techniques and related ethical issues, the relationship between theory and research, and other fundamental concepts and issues involved in conducting qualitative and quantitative research. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Gagun Chhina
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5037, Burnaby
D101 Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
D102 Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D103 Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby

and two additional 200 division SA courses designated (A), (S) or (SA).

*Students who complete CRIM 220 must obtain a waiver of the SA 255 prerequisite for SA 355 and 356 from the SA advisor in advance of enrolling for these courses. Students who complete SA 255 must obtain a waiver of the CRIM 220 prerequisite for CRIM 320 from the CRIM advisor in advance of enrolling for this course.

Lower Division Criminology Requirements

All of

CRIM 101 - Introduction to Criminology (3)

Topics will include: examination of different terms and concepts commonly used in criminology, such as crime, delinquency, deviance, criminal, victim, rehabilitation and treatment. Criminology as a body of knowledge and as a profession. Position and subject matter of criminology. Relationship between criminology and other academic disciplines. Specificity of criminology. Relationship between theory and practice. History and evolution of criminological thought. Elements of continuity and discontinuity between classical and modern theories of criminality. Levels of explanations in criminology. Practical applications of criminology. The foundations of a modern criminal policy. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Valerie Spicer
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D101 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 11901, Burnaby
D102 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D103 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 7100, Burnaby
D104 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D105 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
WMC 3531, Burnaby
D106 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D107 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D108 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5020, Burnaby
D109 Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5025, Burnaby
D110 Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 5118, Burnaby
D111 Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D112 Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D113 Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5018, Burnaby
D114 Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 4150, Burnaby
D115 Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2531, Burnaby
D116 Tu 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2503, Burnaby
D117 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D118 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2268, Burnaby
D119 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5007, Burnaby
D120 Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D900 Zachary Rowan
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 2600, Surrey
D901 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 3260, Surrey
D902 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 3290, Surrey
D903 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 3260, Surrey
D904 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 3290, Surrey
D905 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 3260, Surrey
D906 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 3290, Surrey
D907 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SRYC 3260, Surrey
D908 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SRYC 3290, Surrey
D909 Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SRYC 3260, Surrey
D910 Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SRYC 3290, Surrey
CRIM 103 - Psychological Explanations of Criminal and Deviant Behavior (3)

An introduction to, and critical examination of, biogenetic, psychiatric, and psychological explanations of criminal and deviant behavior. Special attention will be given to the hypothesized links between criminality and genetics, physiology, the endocrine system, mental disorders, personality, moral development, and other forms of social learning. Prerequisite: PSYC 100 and 102 are recommended. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Evan Mccuish
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D101 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D102 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 6101, Burnaby
D103 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D104 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D105 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D106 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D107 Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5009, Burnaby
D108 Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5037, Burnaby
D109 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 5118, Burnaby
D110 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D900 Maaike Helmus
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 2600, Surrey
D901 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 3260, Surrey
D902 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 3260, Surrey
D903 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SRYC 3260, Surrey
D904 Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SRYC 3260, Surrey
D905 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 3290, Surrey
D906 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 3290, Surrey
D907 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SRYC 3290, Surrey
CRIM 104 - Sociological Explanations of Criminal and Deviant Behavior (3)

A survey of some major sociological perspectives on crime and deviance that will include both mainstream and critical theories. These will include: anomie, neutralization, control, group conflict, sub-cultural, ecological, functionalist and critical theories. Critical analysis of the assumptions upon which each theory is based. Examination of the similarities and differences between/among the various explanations. Prerequisite: SA 150 is recommended. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Stephanie Wiley
Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SSCC 9002, Burnaby
D101 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 3535, Burnaby
D102 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D103 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 10315, Burnaby
D104 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D105 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D106 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D107 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D108 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D109 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 7100, Burnaby
D110 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
CRIM 131 - Introduction to the Criminal Justice System - A Total System Approach (3)

Introductory analysis of the structure and operation of the Canadian criminal justice system. Examination of the patterns of crime and victimization; police operations, discretion and decision making; the criminal courts, including sentencing; the corrections system, including correctional institutions and community-based models; the youth justice system. Patterns of contact and conflict between various social groups and the criminal justice system. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Danielle Murdoch
Fr 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
EDB 7618, Burnaby
D101 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5039, Burnaby
D102 Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D103 Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D104 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D105 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 5120, Burnaby
D106 Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
D107 Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
D108 Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
D109 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5007, Burnaby
D110 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 4115, Burnaby
CRIM 135 - Introduction to Canadian Law and Legal Institutions: A Criminal Justice Perspective (3)

A general introduction to the fundamental and competing principles of jurisprudence and to the basic legal institutions of Canada. Prepares students for those law and law related courses offered within the School of Criminology and will consider the history of Canadian law, the development of the Canadian constitution, the system of Canadian courts and the roles and responsibilities of members of the legal profession. In addition, the course will consider the nature of legal reasoning, the doctrine of precedent, principles of statutory interpretation and will also introduce the fields of contract, torts, administrative law, and family law. Also examines the process of law reform in Canada. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Helene Love
Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5006, Burnaby
D102 Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D103 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 4125, Burnaby
D104 Tu 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby
D105 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 10901, Burnaby
D106 Tu 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
BLU 11911, Burnaby
D107 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby
D108 Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
RCB 8104, Burnaby
D109 Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 4115, Burnaby
D900 Tamara O'Doherty
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 2600, Surrey
D901 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 3010, Surrey
D902 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 2980, Surrey
D903 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 3010, Surrey
D904 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 2980, Surrey
D905 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 3010, Surrey
D907 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SRYC 3010, Surrey
CRIM 203 - Historical Reactions to Crime and Deviance (3)

Historical review of society's reaction to crime and deviance, relating this history to religious, political, social and philosophical movements and schools of thought. Consideration of the history and evolution of punishment and penal methods and the historical forces influencing the development, implementation, and modification of these methods. Prerequisite: Any 100 division CRIM course.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Bryan Kinney
Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
BLU 9660, Burnaby
D101 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SWH 10218, Burnaby
D102 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10218, Burnaby
D103 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10218, Burnaby
D104 We 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SWH 10218, Burnaby
D105 We 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SWH 10218, Burnaby
CRIM 230 - Criminal Law (3)

Nature, purpose, scope, sources and basic principles of the criminal law. Study of certain fundamental legal concepts such as mens rea, negligence and strict liability. Analysis of the concept of criminal responsibility in Canada. Critical examination of the legislative policies expressed in the Criminal Code. Study of the basic elements of a criminal offence. Examination of the legal principles relating to certain specific crimes and to certain major defences. Impact of Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms on the criminal law. Prerequisite: CRIM 135.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D900 Colton Fehr
We 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D901 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D902 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D903 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D904 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D905 Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OL01 Tamara O'Doherty
TBD
SA 150 - Introduction to Sociology (S) (4)

Explores how sociologists study, describe, and explain social life. Introduces the sociological perspective and applies it to fundamental social process and everyday issues. As we consider phenomena ranging from interactions among individuals to societal and global inequalities, students critically examine social issues to build their understanding of the world. Breadth-Social Sciences.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Kyle Willmott
Mo 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
D101 Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D102 Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
WMC 3250, Burnaby
D103 Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5026, Burnaby
D104 Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5017, Burnaby
D105 Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D106 Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D107 We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SWH 10075, Burnaby
D108 We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 4115, Burnaby
D109 We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
TASC2 7201, Burnaby
D110 We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D111 We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D112 We 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 7105, Burnaby
D113 Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 4130, Burnaby
D114 Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D115 Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 8106, Burnaby
D900 Maureen Kihika
Th 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SRYC 2600, Surrey
D901 Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 2990, Surrey
D902 Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 2995, Surrey
D903 Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 2990, Surrey
D904 Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 2995, Surrey
D905 Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SRYC 2990, Surrey
D906 Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SRYC 2995, Surrey
OL01 Suzanna Crage
TBD

and one of*

CRIM 220 - Research Methods in Criminology (3)

An introduction to criminological research that is intended to develop the student's research and analytical skills. Specifically, the course will focus on the theory of inquiry, the logic, and structure of criminological inquiry, research design, data gathering, analysis and reporting. Prerequisite: Any 100 division CRIM course is recommended. Students with credit for CRIM 120 may not take CRIM 220 for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Valerie Spicer
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
RCB IMAGTH, Burnaby
D101 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
WMC 2523, Burnaby
D102 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
D103 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
RCB 6100, Burnaby
D104 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D105 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5015, Burnaby
D106 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
AQ 5046, Burnaby
D107 Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
BLU 10921, Burnaby
D108 Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
WMC 2501, Burnaby
D109 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 2120, Burnaby
D110 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
RCB 6122, Burnaby
D900 Rylan Simpson
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 3090, Surrey
D901 Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
D902 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
D903 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
D904 Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
D905 Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SRYC 5320, Surrey
SA 255 - Introduction to Social Research (SA) (4)

Explores how sociologists and anthropologists investigate social relations and contexts. Students learn to develop research questions and turn them into research projects. Introduces data collection techniques and related ethical issues, the relationship between theory and research, and other fundamental concepts and issues involved in conducting qualitative and quantitative research. Prerequisite: SA 101 or 150. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Gagun Chhina
Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5037, Burnaby
D101 Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2521, Burnaby
D102 Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5051, Burnaby
D103 Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
RCB 5125, Burnaby

and

STAT 203 - Introduction to Statistics for the Social Sciences (3)

Descriptive and inferential statistics aimed at students in the social sciences. Scales of measurement. Descriptive statistics. Measures of association. Hypothesis tests and confidence intervals. Students in Sociology and Anthropology are expected to take SA 255 before this course. Intended to be particularly accessible to students who are not specializing in Statistics. Prerequisite: Recommended: 30 units including a research methods course such as SA 255, CRIM 220, POL 200W, or equivalent. Students cannot obtain credit for STAT 203 if they already have credit for - or are taking concurrently - STAT 101, 201, 205, 285, or any upper division STAT course. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D900 Wei Lin
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP09 TBD

or one of

BUS 232 - Data and Decisions I (4)

An introduction to business statistics with a heavy emphasis on applications and the use of EXCEL. Students will be required to use statistical applications to solve business problems. Prerequisite: MATH 150, MATH 151, MATH 154, or MATH 157, with a minimum grade of C-; 15 units. MATH 150, MATH 151, MATH 154, or MATH 157 may be taken concurrently with BUS 232. Students with credit for BUEC 232 or ECON 233 may not take this course for further credit. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Poonam Jassi
Tu, Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 9200, Burnaby
D200 Andrew Flostrand
Fr 12:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SRYC 3090, Surrey
E100 Mohammad Ghotboddini
Tu, Th 6:00 PM – 7:50 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP01 Tu 4:30 PM – 8:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP02 We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP03 Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 2301, Burnaby
OP04 Th 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SRYC 3300, Surrey
OP06 Tu 8:00 PM – 10:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP07 Th 8:00 PM – 10:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP08 We 4:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP09 Mo 5:30 PM – 7:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
OP10 TBD
PSYC 210 - Introduction to Data Analysis in Psychology (4)

Covers basic descriptive and inferential techniques most appropriately applied to the various forms of data from psychological research. Prerequisite: PSYC 201W and BC high school Math 12 with a minimum grade of C (2.0) or BC high school Math 11 with a minimum grade of B- (2.67) or any level MATH or STAT course with a C- (1.67) or FAN X99 taken at SFU with a minimum grade of C (2.00). Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Matthew Sigal
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 3182, Burnaby
D101 Tu 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 4115, Burnaby
D102 Tu 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5049, Burnaby
D103 Tu 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5038, Burnaby
D104 Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
AQ 5006, Burnaby
D105 Tu 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
AQ 5014, Burnaby
D106 We 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5005, Burnaby
D107 We 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 2104, Burnaby
D108 We 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 4120, Burnaby
D200 Adam Blanchard
TBD
D201 Th 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D202 Th 4:30 PM – 6:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
STAT 205 - Introduction to Statistics (3)

The collection, description, analysis and summary of data, including the concepts of frequency distribution, parameter estimation and hypothesis testing. Intended to be particularly accessible to students who are not specializing in Statistics. Prerequisite: Recommended: 30 units. Students cannot obtain credit for STAT 205 if they already have credit for - or are taking concurrently - STAT 101, 201, 203, 285, or any upper division STAT course. Quantitative.

*Students who complete CRIM 220 must obtain a waiver of the SA 255 prerequisite for SA 355 and 356 from the SA advisor in advance of enrolling for these courses. Students who complete SA 255 must obtain a waiver of the CRIM 220 prerequisite for CRIM 320 from the CRIM advisor in advance of enrolling for this course.

Upper Division Anthropology Requirements

Students complete a minimum of 20 units, including

SA 301 - Contemporary Ethnography (A) (4)

A consideration of key themes in contemporary anthropology. Addresses theoretical and methodological questions by examining the work of contemporary anthropologists conducting research in diverse locations around the world. Prerequisite: SA 201W.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Natasha Ferenczi
We 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
WMC 3255, Burnaby
SA 356W - Ethnography and Qualitative Methods (SA) (4)

An examination of qualitative field methods, including participant observation, interviewing, archival research, cross-cultural research, life histories, network analysis, mapping, and ethical problems of fieldwork. Prerequisite: SA 255. Writing.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Pamela Stern
Fr 9:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 4150, Burnaby
E100 Cristina Moretti
Th 5:30 PM – 9:20 PM
HCC 1315, Vancouver

and three upper division SA electives. All of these must be designated (A). One of these must be a 400 division course.

No more than four units of Directed Readings may be used towards completion of criminology and anthropology joint major.

Upper Division Criminology Course Access and Requirements

Students with a minimum 2.25 CGPA are eligible to enrol in upper division Criminology courses upon successful completion of 60 units including all lower division requirements and Criminology Joint Major program declaration.

Students complete a minimum of 45 upper division units. Of these 45 units, students complete a minimum of 20 upper division Criminology units*, including all of

CRIM 300W - Current Theories and Perspectives in Criminology (3)

A detailed examination of current theories and perspectives in criminology. The content of the course will change with developments in the area. Students can expect to study biological, psychological and sociological theories and perspectives, as well as those from other relevant disciplines and fields of inquiry (e.g. geography, political science and cultural studies). Prerequisite: CRIM 101. Students with credit for CRIM 300 may not take this course for further credit. Writing.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Alexandra Lysova
Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SSCC 9001, Burnaby
D101 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SWH 9071, Burnaby
D102 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 9071, Burnaby
D103 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 9071, Burnaby
D104 Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SWH 10315, Burnaby
D105 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SWH 10315, Burnaby
D106 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10315, Burnaby
D109 Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D110 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
CRIM 320 - Quantitative Research Methods in Criminology (3)

A detailed examination of the quantitative research methods and techniques most frequently used in criminological research. Advantages and shortcomings of each method and the appropriateness of each technique for criminological research. Problems of pure and applied research. Specific issues of interdisciplinary research. Critical evaluation of the quantitative methods used in certain major criminological studies. Prerequisite: CRIM 101; one of CRIM 120 or 220. CRIM 320 may be taken concurrently with CRIM 321. Quantitative.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Garth Davies
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D101 We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
AQ 5040, Burnaby
D102 We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5040, Burnaby
D104 We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5040, Burnaby
D105 We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
AQ 5040, Burnaby
D106 We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 5040, Burnaby
D107 We 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5040, Burnaby
D110 Th 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
AQ 5040, Burnaby
D111 Th 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
AQ 5040, Burnaby
D112 Th 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
AQ 5040, Burnaby
CRIM 330 - Criminal Procedure and Evidence (3)

Critical examination of selected topics in criminal procedure and evidence, including jurisdiction, police powers of search and seizure, the right to counsel and pre-trial and trial procedures. Brief survey of the system of rules and standards by means of which the admissibility of evidence is determined. Close examination of the Charter of Rights and Freedoms and its impact on criminal procedure and evidence. Prerequisite: CRIM 101 and 230.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
C100 Distance Education
D100 Colton Fehr
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D101 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D102 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D103 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D104 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D105 Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D106 Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D107 Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D108 Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D109 Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
D110 Fr 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
REMOTE LEARNING, Burnaby
CRIM 332 - Sociology of Law (3)

Introduction to the theory of sociology of law. Law and social structure. Law as a product of a social system and as an instrument of social change. Social functions of the law. Relationship between law and the structure and function of various other social institutions. The process of law-making. Process by which various interests become translated into legal rules. The social reality of the law; the law in action. Social sciences findings into the operation and practice of the law. Critical and feminist perspectives on law. Public knowledge, awareness, opinions and attitudes to the law, sanctions and the criminal justice system. Prerequisite: CRIM 101 and 135.

Section Instructor Day/Time Location
D100 Amy Conroy
Fr 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10041, Burnaby
D101 Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SWH 10218, Burnaby
D102 Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 10218, Burnaby
D103 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
AQ 4120, Burnaby
D104 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
BLU 10031, Burnaby
D106 Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D107 Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D108 Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
WMC 2260, Burnaby
D109 Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
AQ 5019, Burnaby

*Declared Criminology students may not take CRIM 301 for credit. CRIM 369 or 462 may not be used for credit towards this joint major.

Graduation Requirements

Students must obtain a minimum grade of C- in all required CRIM courses. For graduation, students must obtain a minimum 2.25 CGPA, 2.25 UDGPA, 2.25 Criminology program CGPA, and 2.25 Criminology program UDGPA.

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Degree Requirements

For all bachelor of arts (BA) programs, students complete 120 units, which includes

  • at least 60 units that must be completed at Simon Fraser University
  • at least 45 upper division units, of which at least 30 upper division units must be completed at Simon Fraser University
  • at least 60 units (including 21 upper division units) in Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences courses
  • satisfaction of the writing, quantitative, and breadth requirements
  • an overall cumulative grade point average (CGPA) and upper division CGPA of at least 2.0, and minimum CGPA and upper division CGPA of at least 2.0 across all units attempted in each subject that is a major, a joint major, a minor, or an extended minor. FASS Departments may define specific requirements for their respective programs.

Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth Requirements

Students admitted to Simon Fraser University beginning in the fall 2006 term must meet writing, quantitative and breadth requirements as part of any degree program they may undertake. See Writing, Quantitative, and Breadth Requirements for university-wide information.

WQB Graduation Requirements

A grade of C- or better is required to earn W, Q or B credit

Requirement

Units

Notes
W - Writing

6

Must include at least one upper division course, taken at Simon Fraser University within the student’s major subject
Q - Quantitative

6

Q courses may be lower or upper division
B - Breadth

18

Designated Breadth Must be outside the student’s major subject, and may be lower or upper division
6 units Social Sciences: B-Soc
6 units Humanities: B-Hum
6 units Sciences: B-Sci

6

Additional Breadth 6 units outside the student’s major subject (may or may not be B-designated courses, and will likely help fulfil individual degree program requirements)

Students choosing to complete a joint major, joint honours, double major, two extended minors, an extended minor and a minor, or two minors may satisfy the breadth requirements (designated or not designated) with courses completed in either one or both program areas.

 

Residency Requirements and Transfer Credit

  • At least half of the program's total units must be earned through Simon Fraser University study.
  • At least two thirds of the program's total upper division units must be earned through Simon Fraser University study.

Elective Courses

In addition to the courses listed above, students should consult an academic advisor to plan the remaining required elective courses.