University of Saskatchewan

Sociology Aboriginal Justice and Criminology (B.A. Three- or Four-Year)

Program Information

School:University of Saskatchewan
Faculty:Faculty of Arts and Science
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Aboriginal Studies
Criminology
Sociology
Description:Understand human behavior and why people interact the way they do. Participate in group discussions and debates on human nature and society. Listen to what researchers and professionals have to say about current issues such as crime and justice, illness and health care, immigration, education, culture and media. Give your opinion on a variety of topics such as youth culture, addictions, violence, inequality, racism, homelessness, power, resistance, and more. Sociology is the study of human social life, focusing on developing an understanding of changes in social structure and human interaction on an individual, societal and global level. Students in Sociology learn to analyze social issues and think critically about the world around them.

This program is intended to prepare Aboriginal students for careers in corrections, public safety, advocacy, and other areas related to criminal or social justice. It includes required courses in Sociology, focusing on criminology and related courses. This course work includes two 12-week practicum-based courses, normally held in the summer, designed to provide students with the opportunity to gain work experience at local, national or international justice agencies and organizations. Students intending to complete this program must consult the department in the spring of their final year in high school or during their first year of university studies to determine an appropriate sequence of courses and to arrange registration in the practicum.
URL:Sociology Aboriginal Justice and Criminology (B.A. Three- or Four-Year) at University of Saskatchewan
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Cost per year amount is approximate.

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Careers:3

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 75
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Mathematics of Data Management  or  Grade12 Advanced Functions 

Students can be admitted into this college with a mathematics deficiency but are encouraged to consult the college upon admission to plan how to clear the deficiency.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Residency Requirements in the Major: To receive a degree in Sociology, students must complete at least two-thirds of the following coursework (to the nearest highest multiple of 3 credit units) from the University of Saskatchewan: SOC 111.3 and SOC 112.3; Minimum requirements in Major Requirement B6. To receive a degree in Sociology (Aboriginal Justice and Criminology (ABJAC)), students must complete at least two-thirds of the following coursework (to the nearest highest multiple of 3 credit units) from the University of Saskatchewan: SOC 111.3 and SOC 112.3 in Requirement B1; 6 credit units 100-level ENG in Requirement B2; Minimum requirements in Major Requirement B6. See more at http://www.usask.ca/programs/colleges-schools/arts-science/index.php#AcademicInformationampPolicies.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 17, 2016