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CRIM 102 Internship Work Experience

Effective date: September 2016

This course gives students an opportunity to apply and extend academic knowledge, skills and abilities while employed with qualified co-op employers. The full-time work experience is facilitated and monitored by the college.

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Credits
4
Format
20 practical work hours per week; Minimum total 300 hours
Related programs
Criminal Justice
Tuition
$601.49 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

And one of:

And all of:

  • Seven Year 1 program courses with a GPA of at least 3.0

CRIM 120 CJ Professional and Academic Success Seminar 1

Effective date: September 2013

This course introduces students to the basic skills, knowledge and values necessary for academic and professional success in the criminal justice field. Students will begin to examine the responsibilities and obligations of the criminal justice professional and will learn about volunteerism.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
1
Format
1 seminar hour per week
Tuition
$129.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Criminal Justice.

CRIM 121 CJ Professional and Academic Success Seminar 2

Effective date: January 2014

This course builds on the academic and professional knowledge and skills introduced in CRIM 120 with an emphasis on volunteerism and technical writing.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
1
Format
1 seminar hour per week
Tuition
$129.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Criminal Justice.

CRIM 150 Administration of Justice

Effective date: January 2017

This course is an introduction to the historical development and current operation of governing and law-making institutions in Canada, and the political, constitutional, and legal concepts of the Canadian justice system.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Criminal Justice; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

CRIM 154 The Criminal Justice System

Effective date: January 2017

This is an examination of the Canadian criminal justice system, its components, process, objectives, and functionaries. It includes an analysis of discretion, diversion, decision-making processes and the operational practices of the system.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Criminal Justice; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

CRIM 166 Introduction to Criminology

Effective date: January 2017

An examination of Criminology as a social science; analysis of its theories, categories, relevant research and its necessity and relation to the social science disciplines. This includes the study of crime, criminal behaviour and its causation, crime victims and consequences.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Criminal Justice; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

CRIM 170 Law and Legal Institutions

Effective date: January 2017

An introduction to the fundamental principles of law; the development of law and legal institutions; the process of law reform; the structure and system of Canadian courts; the philosophy of Canadian jurisprudence; judicial law making; and exercise of judicial power.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Criminal Justice; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

CRIM 188 Issues in Criminal Justice

Effective date: September 2009

This course introduces students to topical issues facing criminal justice such as the over representation of Aboriginal peoples; drug prohibition, harm reduction and crime myths. Media influence on perceptions of crime and justice policy is examined. Students are introduced to policy analysis, group work and oral presentation skills.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Criminal Justice; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

CRIM 200 Professional Practice

Effective date: September 2016

This course provides an introduction to the roles and behaviour of effective criminal justice practitioners. Emphasis will be on the examination of self as a practitioner, ethical practice, effective working relationships within justice-related systems, and developing a personal plan for work-life balance.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Criminal Justice; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

CRIM 204 CJ Interpersonal Skills

Effective date: September 2016

Students develop practical skills necessary for being an effective criminal justice practitioner. These include: verbal, nonverbal, assertiveness, managing anger of self and others; diffusing of self and others; and managing the emotional climate. Personal reflection vis-a-vis criminal justice practice is emphasized.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
Criminal Justice; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

And one of:

CRIM 205 Case Management

Effective date: September 2016

This course introduces students to the principles of case management, specifically intake, assessment, planning of intervention strategies and evaluation of interventions. Interview and report writing skills are emphasized.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
Criminal Justice; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Pre/Corequisites

CRIM 211 CJ Behaviour Management

Effective date: January 2009

This experiential course builds on the knowledge and skills gained in CRIM 205. Students apply elements of case and behaviour management to criminal justice clients and evaluate the success of interventions. Students will further develop interviewing and report-writing skills.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
Criminal Justice; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

CRIM 215 Alternative Justice and Conflict Resolution

Effective date: September 2016

This course provides an introduction to alternative forms of justice and conflict resolution in Canadian society. It offers an overview of contemporary models and processes (Victim Offender Mediation, Sentencing Circles, conferencing, community justice forums). Students develop interpersonal conflict management skills. Personal styles of managing conflict are examined.

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Credits
3
Format
2 lecture hours and 1 seminar hour per week
Related programs
Criminal Justice; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

And one of:

CRIM 220 CJ Professional and Academic Success Seminar 3

Effective date: September 2014

This course builds on the professional knowledge and skills learned in the Year One professional seminars. Career preparation, technical writing, employability, and volunteerism are emphasized.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
1
Format
1 seminar hour per week
Tuition
$129.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Criminal Justice.

CRIM 221 CJ Professional and Academic Success Seminar 4

Effective date: January 2015

This is the capstone seminar in criminal justice. The course emphasizes employability and volunteerism while students explore lifelong learning and its relationship to personal and professional development.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
1
Format
1 seminar hour per week
Tuition
$129.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Criminal Justice.

CRIM 236 Indigenous People and Justice

Effective date: January 2017

This course is an examination of Indigenous peoples’ experiences in the criminal justice system. Emphasis is on historical, legal, sociological and cultural perspectives pertaining to Indigenous peoples’ interaction with police, courts and corrections. A review of traditional and current Indigenous justice innovations, including restorative justice initiatives, is included.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Criminal Justice; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

Camosun offers English assessment testing to determine current level of skill.

CRIM 252 Correctional Services

Effective date:

An examination of the structure, organization, policies and practices of the Canadian correctional system. This includes the historical development of this enterprise and discussion of the correctional mandate, programs, outcomes, and contemporary issues facing this system.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Criminal Justice; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

CRIM 254 Young Offenders and Justice

Effective date: September 2016

An examination of juvenile offending, its extent, impact, and treatment. This includes an exploration of causation, legal process, and prevention and treatment programs. A detailed and critical analysis of Young Offenders Act of Canada will be undertaken to reflect the current focus of juvenile justice in Canada.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Criminal Justice; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

CRIM 270 Criminal Law

Effective date: September 2016

An examination of our criminal law, its ideologies and theories. This includes an examination of what constitutes a crime, the elements for conviction and common defenses used in criminal law. Students will examine criminal statutes and cases from superior courts of Canada and BC.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Criminal Justice; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

CRIM 274 Law Enforcement

Effective date:

The historical development of law enforcement, its current management, and operations are examined. Special emphasis is placed on the current movement in policing from the traditional, "reactive" style of law enforcement to the more "proactive," community-based model demanded by a pluralistic Canadian society.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Criminal Justice; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

CRIM 286 Women and Criminal Justice

Effective date: September 2016

Women in crime, explanations of female criminality, and the response to female offenders are examined. Particular attention is given to feminist theories, the defining and processing of women offenders, the victimization of women, and their increasing role as criminal justice professionals.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Criminal Justice; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

One of:

And one of:

CRIM 290 Comparative Criminal Justice

Effective date: May 2013

International perspectives on crime, criminal justice and the legal traditions and operation of foreign criminal justice systems are examined. Comparisons of foreign criminal justice systems with the criminal justice system in Canada are undertaken in regard to the operation of police, judiciary, and corrections. International crime trends and issues affecting global justice are explored and the effectiveness of international responses to crime is assessed.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Related programs
Criminal Justice; Arts and Science Studies
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

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