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School of Criminology Simon Fraser University Calendar | Spring 2018

Criminology Minor

Program Declaration and Continuation

Students with a minimum 2.25 cumulative grade point average (CGPA)* apply for program declaration to the School of Criminology after completing 30 units including all of the Criminology lower division requirements with minimum C- grades.

To continue in the minor, 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

Lower Division 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 Barry Cartwright
Th 10:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SSCB 9201, Burnaby
D101
Th 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D102
Th 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D103
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D104
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D105
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D106
Th 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D107
Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D108
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D109
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D110
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D111
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D112
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D113
Fr 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D114
Mo 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D115
Mo 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D116
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D117
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D118
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D119
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D120
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SWH 10304, Burnaby
D900 Carols Ponce
Tu 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 2600, Surrey
D901
Tu 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 2710, Surrey
D902
Tu 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 2710, Surrey
D903
Tu 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
SUR 2710, Surrey
D904
We 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D905
We 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D906
We 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D907
We 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D908
We 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D909
We 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 2990, Surrey
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
C100 Distance Education
D100 Sarah Yercich
Mo 8:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SWH 10081, Burnaby
D101
Mo 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 10315, Burnaby
D102
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SWH 10315, Burnaby
D103
Mo 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10315, Burnaby
D104
Mo 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SWH 10315, Burnaby
D105
Mo 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SWH 10315, Burnaby
D106
Mo 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SWH 10315, Burnaby
D108
Tu 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SWH 10315, Burnaby
D109
Tu 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SWH 10315, Burnaby
D110
Tu 11:30 AM – 12:20 PM
SWH 10315, Burnaby
D111
Tu 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SWH 10315, Burnaby
D112
Tu 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SWH 10315, Burnaby
D900 Charmaine Perkins
Fr 2:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 2600, Surrey
D901
Fr 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D902
Fr 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D903
Fr 6:30 PM – 7:20 PM
SUR 2990, Surrey
D908
Mo 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 2995, Surrey
J100 Sarah Yercich
Th 5:30 PM – 8:20 PM
HCC 1325, Vancouver
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
D900 Tamara O'Doherty
Th 12:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 5280, Surrey
D901
Th 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 2995, Surrey
D902
Th 3:30 PM – 4:20 PM
SUR 2995, Surrey
D903
Th 4:30 PM – 5:20 PM
SUR 2995, Surrey
D904
Fr 8:30 AM – 9:20 AM
SUR 3120, Surrey
D905
Fr 9:30 AM – 10:20 AM
SUR 3120, Surrey
D906
Fr 10:30 AM – 11:20 AM
SUR 3120, Surrey
D907
Fr 12:30 PM – 1:20 PM
SUR 3120, Surrey
D908
Fr 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM
SUR 3120, Surrey
D909
Fr 2:30 PM – 3:20 PM
SUR 3120, Surrey
D912
Fr 5:30 PM – 6:20 PM
SUR 3120, Surrey

Students may also complete a police studies concentration.

Upper Division 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 and Criminology program declaration.

Students complete a minimum of 18 upper division units in Criminology*.

*Declared Criminology students may not take CRIM 301 for credit.

Graduation Requirements

Students must obtain a minimum grade of C- in all required 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 65 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 a program (major, joint major, extended minor, minor) CGPA and upper division CGPA of at least 2.0

For students in other Faculties, please check your Faculty's overall degree requirements: https://www.sfu.ca/students/calendar/faculties-research.html

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.