Program Information

School: Trent University
Faculty: Faculty of Arts
Degree: Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study: Criminology
Description: A sociological approach to the study of crime and punishment explores the influence of social inequality as a cause of crime, and how criminals and victims are treated by the criminal justice system. Students will learn about homelessness, the criminalization of women, restorative justice and Indigenous peoples. As well, students will have opportunities for independent research with faculty members in their honours year.

This specialization is available to students pursuing a single or joint-major Honours degree in Sociology.

URL: Sociology – Specialization in Criminology & Socio-Legal Studies (B.A.) at Trent University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Cost per year is based on the 2018-2019 academic year and includes the cost of tuition, ancillary fees, and levies.

Careers: Sociologists,Social Service Planners,Social Policy Researchers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70 to 100

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

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have: an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), a minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites, a minimum 70% overall final average, and ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%.