Certificate in Criminology
The Certificate in Criminology consists of 5.0 credits, including no more than 3.0 at the 100 level. The certificate program is offered on a part-time basis only and requirements must be fulfilled within five years from the date of entry.
3.0 credits Criminology and 2.0 credits Contemporary Studies
Required Courses (Criminology):
CC100 - Introduction to Criminology
CC210 - Psychology of Crime
CC300 - Theories of Crime
CC302/LY302 - Crime and the Justice System
1.0 elective credit in Criminology
Required Courses (Contemporary Studies):
CT121 - The World in the 21st Century
CT122 - Social and Political Thought
CT220 - Contemporary Studies Methodologies
0.5 elective credit in Contemporary Studies
- At least 3.0 credits of the courses counted towards the Certificate must be taken at Wilfrid Laurier University.
Students must attain a minimum cumulative GPA of 6.0 to graduate.
- 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.
- The application form for the certificate is available at the Office of the Registrar website: https://www.wlu.ca/forms_detail.php?grp_id=1365&frm_id=517
Senate Revision March 4, 2010: CC302 Cross-listed as LY302; effective September 1, 2010.