Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy (CCJP)

CCJP*6000  Courts  Winter Only  [0.50]  

This course examines courts from a variety of political, social, and socio-legal perspectives depending on the interest of the instructor(s). Particular attention will be paid to the role of courts in shaping criminal justice policy through such means as constitutional decisions and sentencing decisions.

Restriction(s): Restricted to MA.CCJP and MA.CCJP:L students.  
Department(s): Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Department of Political Science  
Location(s): Guelph  
CCJP*6100  Governing Criminal Justice  Fall Only  [0.50]  

This course analyzes criminal justice policy and governance of the criminal justice system from applied and theoretical perspectives. Particular attention is paid to the interplay between criminal justice policy and management and the larger political process.

Restriction(s): Restricted to MA.CCJP and MA.CCJP:L students.  
Department(s): Department of Political Science  
Location(s): Guelph  
CCJP*6200  Professional Seminar in CCJP  Fall and Winter  [0.25]  

This course introduces students to graduate studies in the program; to the professions of sociology, political science and criminology; and to professional life in occupations related to criminal justice. It includes information on the following: the program and how it relates to criminology, sociology and political science; library and computer research; research in the field; challenges facing criminal justice professionals; applying for further graduate study and research funding; and skill development.

Restriction(s): Restricted to MA.CCJP and MA.CCJP:L students.  
Department(s): Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Department of Political Science  
Location(s): Guelph  
CCJP*6300  Research Methods in Criminal Justice  Fall Only  [0.75]  

This course introduces students to the primary methods, data sources and statistical methods used in criminal justice and criminology research. Particular attention will be paid to the role research and methods and statistics play in shaping criminal justice/criminological theory, research and policy.

Restriction(s): Restricted to MA.CCJP and MA.CCJP:L students.  
Department(s): Department of Sociology and Anthropology  
Location(s): Guelph  
CCJP*6660  Major Research Paper  Summer, Fall, and Winter  [1.00]  

The major paper is an extensive research paper for those who do not elect to complete a thesis. It may be taken over two semesters.

Restriction(s): Restricted to MA.CCJP:L students.  
Department(s): Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Department of Political Science  
Location(s): Guelph