Criminology, Law & Society - Major (Arts)

Enrolment Requirements:

Limited Enrolment — Space in the Major Program in Criminology, Law & Society is limited. To be considered for enrolment, students must meet the following minimum criteria:

  1. Credits: A minimum of 4.0 credits.
  2. Prerequisite Course(s): Students must have a final mark of at least 67% in their first successful attempt at UTM SOC100H5 or a final mark of at least 70% in each of SOC109H5 and 0.5 credit of UTM SOC at the 200 level or above. (See Note 1 below.)
  3. Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA): The Department of Sociology determines the minimum CGPA annually in relation to the number of applicants. It is never below 2.00.


  1. Students who have taken SOC209H5 will use this credit in lieu of SOC109H5. No specific grade in SOC209H5 is required. The achieved grade in SOC209H5 will be included in the CGPA calculation used to determine admission eligibility.
  2. Meeting the minimum requirements does not guarantee admission. 
Completion Requirements:

7.0 credits are required.

First Year:

Higher Years:

  • SOC205H5 and SOC221H5 and SOC222H5
  • 1.0 credit from Group A, B, or C (below) at the 400-level
  • 1.0 credit from Group A, B, or C (below) at the 300-level
  • 1.0 credit from Group A, B, or C (below) at the 300-/400-level
  • 1.5 credits from Group A, B or C (below) at any level

Note: The credits used to satisfy the higher year requirements listed above must include 3.0 credits from Group A.

Group A - Criminology, Law & Society Courses:

SOC206H5, SOC208H5, SOC210H5, SOC211H5, SOC216H5, SOC219H5, SOC301H5, SOC303H5, SOC306H5, SOC310H5, SOC311H5, SOC312H5, SOC316H5, SOC320H5, SOC321H5, SOC322H5, SOC323H5, SOC324H5, SOC325H5, SOC326H5, SOC327H5, SOC328H5, SOC329H5, SOC330H5, SOC331H5, SOC333H5, SOC337H5, SOC338H5, SOC339H5, SOC346H5, SOC351H5, SOC353H5, SOC357H5, SOC358H5, SOC363H5, SOC365H5, SOC366H5, SOC371H5, SOC378H5, SOC379H5, SOC382H5, SOC393H5, SOC394H5, SOC401H5, SOC403H5, SOC405H5, SOC406H5, SOC420H5, SOC421H5, SOC423H5, SOC424H5, SOC429H5, SOC432H5, SOC446H5, SOC447H5, SOC448H5, SOC450H5, SOC456H5, SOC475H5, SOC493H5, SOC494H5

Group B - Interdisciplinary Elective Courses:

ANT205H5, ANT209H5, ANT217H5, ANT306H5, ANT352H5, ANT354H5, ANT369H5, ANT439H5, FSC220H5, FSC239Y5, FSC271H5, FSC360H5, FSC406H5, PHL246H5, PHL265H5, PHL271H5, PHL274H5, PHL275H5, PHL277Y5, PHL365H5, PHL370H5, PHL374H5, PHL376H5 POL209H5, POL210H5, POL215H5, POL216H5, POL310Y5, POL340Y5, POL343Y5 PSY220H5, PSY230H5, PSY240H5, PSY270H5, PSY328H5, PSY340H5, PSY341H5, PSY344H5, PSY346H5, PSY440H5, SOC231H5, SOC253H5, SOC263H5, SOC275H5, SOC302H5, SOC318H5, SOC332H5, SOC342H5, SOC348H5, SOC350H5, SOC359H5, SOC364H5, SOC375H5, SOC380H5, SOC387H5, SOC388H5, SOC425H5, SOC455H5, SOC457H5, SOC460H5, SOC463H5, WGS215H5, WGS350H5, WGS351H5, WGS365H5, WGS373H5, WGS420H5

Group C - Enrichment Courses: SOC230H5, SOC299H5, SOC299Y5, SOC382H5, SOC399H5, SOC399Y5, SOC401H5, SOC403H5, SOC406H5, SOC410H5, SOC411H5, SOC412H5, SOC413H5, SOC414H5, SOC415H5, SOC416H5, SOC417H5, SOC418H5, SOC419H5, SOC420H5, SOC421H5, SOC423H5, SOC439Y5, SOC440Y5, SOC450H5, SOC452H5, SOC456H5, SOC467H5, SOC480Y5, SOC485H5, SOC499H5, SOC499Y5

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