GENERAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM PRACTICA IN THE BACHELOR OF ARTS - CRIMINAL JUSTICE HONOURS STREAM IN THE BACHELOR OF ARTS Health-Community CONTINUANCE IN THE BACHELOR OF ARTS - CRIMINAL JUSTICE DEGREE

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GENERAL EDUCATION CURRICULUM PRACTICA IN THE BACHELOR OF ARTS - CRIMINAL JUSTICE HONOURS STREAM IN THE BACHELOR OF ARTS Health-Community CONTINUANCE IN THE BACHELOR OF ARTS - CRIMINAL JUSTICE DEGREE Powered By Docstoc
					GENERAL EDUCATION                                                                CURRICULUM
For course information visit mtroyal.ca/gened/courses. Students are
                                                                                 Bachelor of Arts – Criminal Justice
encouraged to meet with an advisor before registering in a course.
                                                                                 PRACTICUM STREAM
PRACTICA IN THE BACHELOR OF ARTS –
                                                                                 The foundation of the Bachelor of Arts – Criminal Justice degree (Practicum
CRIMINAL JUSTICE
                                                                                 Stream) includes eighteen (18) required core courses, three (3) criminal
Students in the Bachelor of Arts – Criminal Justice must complete a 6-credit     justice	option	courses,	twelve	(12)	General	Education*	courses	and	four	(4)	
capstone practicum in order to graduate. There is no practicum requirement       Electives,	for	a	total	of	37	courses	over	four	(4)	years.	
in the Honours stream.
                                                                                 *Please	 consult	 the	 University	 Calendar	 for	 information	 concerning	 the	
Capstone Practicum                                                               University’s	General	Education	requirements.	
A capstone practicum normally occurs in the fourth year of study. Coordinated    The eighteen (18) required core courses in the Bachelor of Arts – Criminal
by the Department’s Practicum Coordinator, students are placed with a            Justice degree (Practicum Stream) consists of the following:
justice-related agency to gain practical experience and enhance their            CRJS 1001 – Introduction to Criminology
experiential learning. Traditionally, practica are unpaid work experiences.
                                                                                 CRJS 1003 – Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
Practica involve approximately 2.5 days of full-time work within an agency,
biweekly academic seminars and required course assignments supervised by         CRJS 1011 – Introduction to Human Relations
a faculty instructor. In total, practica involves 360 hours of placement hours   CRJS 1013 – Diversity Issues and the Criminal Justice System
and academic work over the academic term. Students are required to work
                                                                                 CRJS 2003 – Young Persons in Conflict with the Law
with the Department’s Practicum Coordinator well in advance of going out
on a placement and before registering for the practicum course.                  CRJS 2005 – Aberrant Behavior
                                                                                 CRJS 2009 – Selected Issues in Human Justice
HONOURS STREAM IN THE BACHELOR OF ARTS
                                                                                 CRJS 2013 – Interviewing Skills
– CRIMINAL JUSTICE
Students who are interested in pursuing graduate or law school after             CRJS 2015 – Introduction to Research Methods
graduating from Mount Royal should consider applying for admission into          CRJS 3001 – Quantitative Research Methods and Data Analysis
the Honours stream in the Bachelor of Arts – Criminal Justice. The Honours       CRJS 3005 – Qualitative Research
stream involves a different set of fourth year courses than those found in
                                                                                 CRJS	3007	–	Professional	Ethics
the 4th year of study in the Bachelor of Arts – Criminal Justice. In place of
completing a 6-credit practicum and one Criminal Justice Option course,          CRJS 3009 – Crisis Intervention and Conflict Resolution
students complete an Honours seminar and a 6-credit Honours research             CRJS 3011 – Criminal Law
project (spread over two semesters).
                                                                                 CRJS 4001 – Human Rights and Civil Liberties
Acceptance Requirements – Honours Stream in the                                  CRJS 4003 – Advanced Criminological Theory




                                                                                                                                                                   Health/Community
Bachelor of Arts – Criminal Justice                                              CRJS 5025 – Capstone Practicum
Normally, students will complete a Department application for acceptance         PLSC 2243 – Law, Politics and the Judicial Process
into the Honours stream upon successful completion of 25 courses in the
                                                                                 All students in the Bachelor of Arts – Criminal Justice (Practicum Stream)
Bachelor of Arts – Criminal Justice degree.
                                                                                 must complete three (3) of the following criminal justice option courses
Students must also meet the following requirements:                              (exceptions require Department approval):
•	 Minimum	Grade	Point	Average	of	3.25	while	registered	as	a	student	in	         CRJS 2004 – Issues and Trends in Canadian Policing
   the Bachelor of Arts - Criminal Justice degree.
                                                                                 CRJS 2006 – Corrections
•	 Written	sponsorship	of	a	full-time	tenured	or	tenure-track	instructor	in	
   the Department of Justice Studies indicating a willingness to act as the      CRJS	2008	–	Geography	of	Crime:	Prevention,	Patterns	and	Trends
   student’s Honours project advisor.                                            CRJS 2011 – Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
Part-time and term-certain instructors cannot serve as an Honours project        CRJS 2019 – Restorative Justice
advisor unless it is approved by the Chair of the Department.                    CRJS 4002 – Critical Analyses of Forensic Sciences in the Criminal Justice
CONTINUANCE IN THE BACHELOR OF ARTS –                                            System
CRIMINAL JUSTICE DEGREE                                                          CRJS	4007	–	Conflict	Resolution
Students accepted into the Bachelor of Arts – Criminal Justice degree            CRJS	4013	–	Evidence	and		Procedures
program must comply with all University policies and regulations relating        CRJS 4015 – Advanced Topics in Law, Criminology and Criminal Justice
to Bachelor of Arts degrees and continuance.
                                                                                 CRJS	4017	–	Casework	Methods	and	Practice
                                                                                 CRJS	4021	–	Women	and	Crime
                                                                                 FORE	5501 – Forensic History, Risk Populations and Issues
                                                                                 FORE	5503 – Forensic Psychiatric and Corrections Populations
                                                                                 FORE	5505 – Victims of Violence
                                                                                 FORE	5507 – Forensic Science
                                                                                 FORE	5509	–	Expert	Witness	Testimony
                                                                                 FORE	5511	–	Crime	Scene	Investigation	and	Evidence
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