The general framework of a special topics course in Criminology will be:
1) Historical Context
3) Legislation / Policy
4) Procedure / Practical Applications
5) Critiques / Debates
The course will employ a variety of instructional methods to accomplish its objectives, including some of the following:
Group and Panel Discussions
Class Projects and Conferences
The course evaluation will be in accordance with Douglas College and Criminology/Legal Studies Department policies. Evaluations will be based on course objectives. The specific evaluation criteria will be provided by the instructor at the beginning of the semester.
An example of a possible evaluation scheme would be:
Term paper 25%
Class Project 25%
Final Exam 25%
At the conclusion of this course, the successful student will be able to:
1) Identify and describe theoretical perspectives relevant to the specific topic of the course.
2) Define key terms and concepts relevant to the specific topic of the course.
3) Apply relevant legislation and/or policy to the specific topic of the course.
4) Demonstrate relevant skills, procedures and/or practices related to the specific topic of the course.
5) Address current questions and debates regarding the specific topic of the course.
Texts and resources will be regularly curated by the instructors relevant to the specific topic of the course.
Courses listed here must be completed prior to this course:
Minimum of 45 credits including CRIM 1100, 1150, and either 1120 or 1170
Courses listed here must be completed either prior to or simultaneously with this course:
- No corequisite courses
Courses listed here are equivalent to this course and cannot be taken for further credit:
- No equivalency courses
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|College of the Rockies (COTR)||COTR CRIM 2XX (3)||2019/09/01 to -|
|Simon Fraser University (SFU)||No credit||2019/09/01 to -|
|Thompson Rivers University (TRU)||TRU CRIM 4XXX (3)||2019/09/01 to -|
|Trinity Western University (TWU)||TWU GENS 4XX (3)||2019/09/01 to -|
|University Canada West (UCW)||UCW CRIM 4XX (3)||2019/09/01 to -|
|University of Northern BC (UNBC)||UNBC SOSC 4XX (3)||2019/09/01 to -|
|University of the Fraser Valley (UFV)||UFV CRIM 4XX (3)||2019/09/01 to -|