CJPP Guide: Honours CO-OP Major

CJPP Co-op students are advised to consult the CJPP:C Undergraduate Calendar as well as the Co-op Website, and speak with the CJPP Co-op Coordinator, Paula Stortz, about co-op requirements (COOP*1100 and work terms). For questions about work term reports and to submit the completed reports, please contact the CJPP Program Coordinator. 

It is expected that students register for five courses each academic semester. 

Please note that not all courses are offered each semester. Consult with the relevant department for a list of the courses offered in a given semester or review the Planned CJPP Courses page. 

CJPP Academic and Co-op Work Term Schedule

Year Fall Winter Summer
1 Academic Semester 1 Academic Semester 2 Off
2 Academic Semester 3, COOP*1100 Academic Semester 4 COOP*1000 Work Term I
3 COOP*2000 Work Term II Academic Semester 5 Academic Semester 6
4 Academic Semester 7 COOP*3000 Work Term III COOP*4000 Work Term IV (optional)
5 Academic Semester 8 N/A N/A

Please refer to the Co-operative Education program policy with respect to work term performance grading, work term report grading and program completion requirements.


Credit Summary 

(21.50 Total Credits)1

Core Courses (including restricted electives) 9.00 Reviewed by CJPP Program
Humanities 2 1.00 Reviewed by BA Program Counsellors
Natural Sciences 1.00 Reviewed by BA Program Counsellors
Elective Courses 9.00 Reviewed by BA Program Counsellors
Co-op Work Terms 1.50 Reviewed by CJPP Co-op Coordinator
Total Credits 21.50  
A fourth Co-op work term is optional and if completed, the total number credits will equal 22.00
BA Distribution Requirement; only an additional 0.50 can be taken in PHIL courses

Note: a minimum of three co-op work terms including a Summer, Fall and Winter are necessary to complete the Co-op requirement.

The recommended program sequence is outlined below.

Major (Honours Program)

Semester 1 - Fall 

  • PHIL*1010 Introductory Philosophy: Social and Political Issues
  • SOC*1500 Crime and Criminal Justice
  • 1.50 electives or restricted electives 

Semester 2 - Winter

  • SOC*2700 Criminological Theory
  • SOAN*2120 Introductory Methods
  • POLS*2350 Law from a Political Science Perspective
  • 1.00 electives or restricted electives 

Semester 3 - Fall 

  • COOP*1100 Introduction to Co-operative Education
  • POLS*2300 Canadian Government and Politics
  • POLS*3300 Governing Criminal Justice
  • 0.50 restricted electives or POLS*2230 3
  • 0.50 restricted electives at the 3000 level in SOC and/or POLS
  • 0.50 electives

Semester 4 - Winter

  • 0.50 restricted electives or POLS*2250 4
  • 1.50 restricted electives at the 3000 level in SOC and/or POLS
  • 0.50 electives

Summer 

  • COOP*1000 Co-op Work Term I

Fall

  • COOP*2000 Co-op Work Term II

Semester 5 - Winter

  • 2.00 electives
  • 0.50 restricted electives or POLS*3650 5

Semester 6 - Summer

  • 2.50 electives or restricted electives

Semester 7 - Fall 

  • 1.00 restricted electives at the 4000 level in SOC and/or POLS
  • 1.00 electives
  • 0.50 restricted electives or SOAN*3120 6

Winter 

  • COOP*3000 Work Term III

Summer

  • COOP*4000 Work Term IV (optional) 

Semester 8 - Fall

  • 0.50 restricted electives at the 4000 level in SOC and/or POLS
  • 2.00 electives
Not required if POLS*2250 will be completed in Semester 4 – Winter
Not required if POLS*2230 will be completed in Semester 3 – Fall
Not required if SOAN*3120 will be completed in Semester 7 – Fall
Not required if POLS*3650 will be completed in Semester 5 – Winter

Required Courses 

4.5 credits required, including: 

  • COOP*1100 Introduction to Co-operative Education
  • PHIL*1010 Introductory Philosophy: Social and Political Issues
  • POLS*2300 Canadian Government and Politics
  • POLS*2350 Law from a Political Science Perspective
  • POLS*3300 Governing Criminal Justice
  • SOC*1500 Crime and Criminal Justice
  • SOC*2700 Criminological Theory
  • SOAN*2120 Introductory Methods

One of: 

  • POLS*2230
  • POLS*2250

One of:

  • POLS*3650
  • SOAN*3120

 

Restricted Electives

4.5 credits required from restricted electives, based on the distributions below. 

We strongly suggest you review the prerequisites of the 4th year courses when selecting 3rd year courses. You will not be eligible to register for the 4th year courses that you do not have the prerequisities for. 

Three of the following (1.50 credits):

  • SOC*2070 Social Deviance
  • SOC*2760 Homicide
  • SOC*3490 Law and Society
  • SOC*3710 Youth Justice
  • SOC*3730 Courts and Society
  • SOC*3740 Corrections and Penology
  • SOC*3750 Police in Society

Two of the following (1.00 credit):

  • POLS*3130 Law, Politics and Judicial Process
  • POLS*3140 Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms
  • POLS*3210 The Canadian Constitution and Canadian Federalism
  • POLS*3250 Public Policy: Challenges and Prospects
  • POLS*3670 Comparative Public Policy

One of the following (0.50 credits):

  • HIST*3130 Popular Culture and Punishment, 1700-1900
  • PHIL*3040 Philosophy of Law
  • PHIL*3230 Theories of Justice
  • PSYC*3020 Psychology of Law

Please be advised that many of these courses above have prerequisites. Please consult the undergraduate calendar.

1.50 credits from the following: 

  • POLS*4020 [1.00] Global Law and Courts
  • POLS*4040 [0.50] Advanced Lecture in Global Law and Courts
  • POLS*4050 [1.00] Advanced Topics in Law and Politics
  • POLS*4060 [0.50] Advanced Topics Lecture in Law and Politics
  • POLS*4070 [1.00] Courts and Parliament
  • POLS*4100 [1.00] Women, Justice and Public Policy
  • POLS*4110 [1.00] Criminal Justice Policy and Law
  • POLS*4130 [0.50] Advanced Lecture in Criminal Justice Policy
  • POLS*4160 [1.00] Multi-Level Governance in Canada
  • POLS*4250 [1.00] Topics in Public Management
  • POLS*4260 [1.00] Topics in Public Policy
  • POLS*4270 [0.50] Advanced Lecture in Public Management
  • POLS*4280 [0.50] Advanced Lecture in Public Policy
  • POLS*4310 [0.50] Advanced Lecture in Women, Justice and Public Policy
  • POLS*4740 [1.00] Advanced Topics in Rights and Liberties
  • POLS*4780 [0.50] Advanced Lecture in Rights and Liberties
  • POLS*4970 [0.50] Honours Political Science Research I
  • POLS*4980 [0.50] Honours Political Science Research II
  • SOC*4010 [0.50] Violence and Society
  • SOC*4030 [0.50] Advanced Topics in Criminology
  • SOC*4130 [1.00] Advanced Seminar in Violence and Society
  • SOC*4140 [1.00] Victimology
  • SOC*4150 [1.00] Youth and Violence
  • SOC*4170 [1.00] Violence Against Women and Gendered Violence
  • SOC*4200 [0.50] Advanced Topics in Criminal Justice
  • SOC*4320 [1.00] Advanced Seminar in Criminal Justice
  • SOC*4330 [1.00] Miscarriages of Justice
  • SOC*4340 [1.00] Women and the Criminal Justice System
  • SOC*4350 [1.00] Drugs and Society
  • SOC*4460 [1.00] Advanced Seminar in Criminology
  • SOC*4470 [1.00] Youth in Conflict with the Law
  • SOC*4480 [1.00] Moral Regulation
  • SOC*4490 [1.00] Advanced Theory and Methods in Criminology
  • SOC*4500 [1.00] Crime and Social Exclusion
  • SOC*4900 [0.50] Honours Sociology Thesis I
  • SOC*4910 [0.50] Honours Sociology Thesis II

 

BA Distribution Requirements and Electives

  • Please contact the BA Program Counsellors at baco@uoguelph.ca to review BA Distribution Requirements

 

Co-op Work Terms

A minimum of three co-op work terms, including a Summer, Fall and Winter work term, are necessary to complete the Co-op requirement.

  • COOP*1000 Work Term I
  • COOP*2000 Work Term II
  • COOP*3000 Work Term III
  • COOP*4000 Work Term IV (optional)