This certificate is intended to offer students a program option in criminology and addictions that will allow them to explore greater opportunities in corrections, public safety, policing, court services, advocacy, addictions services and other areas in the criminal or social justice system as well as a foundation for further academic study or research.

If you are interested in more information about Criminology & Addictions or how to apply for the certificate program, please contact ccap@usask.ca.

Major Average

The major average in the Certificate in Criminology & Addictions includes the grades earned in:

  • All courses eligible to be used in the program.

Residency Requirements in the Major

To receive a Certificate in Criminology & Addictions, students must complete at least two-thirds of the following coursework (to the nearest highest multiple of 3 credit units) from the University of Saskatchewan.

  • Minimum program requirements.

See  Residency for additional details.

Requirements (30 credit units)

This program consists of a total of 30 credit units; 24 credit units of course work and one 6-credit unit internship. The majority of the core courses, and the capstone course, are offered by the Department of Sociology.

  • INDG 107.3
  • SOC 111.3
  • SOC 112.3
  • SOC 212.3
  • SOC 232.3
  • SOC 326.6
  • SOC 347.3

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • INDG 273.3
  • SOC 219.3
  • SOC 311.3
  • SOC 312.3
  • SOC 329.3

Choose 3 credit units from the following:

  • ANTH 403.3
  • ANTH 480.3
  • INDG 220.3
  • INDG 255.3
  • INDG 261.3
  • INDG 273.3
  • INDG 373.3
  • PHIL 115.3
  • PSY 120.3
  • PSY 121.3
  • PSY 230.3
  • PSY 231.3
  • PSY 242.3
  • PSY 261.3
  • PSY 380.3
  • SOC 203.3
  • SOC 214.3
  • SOC 219.3
  • SOC 234.3
  • SOC 311.3
  • SOC 312.3
  • SOC 319.3
  • SOC 329.3
  • SOC 341.3