SOCI 2723 N1

Canadian Criminal Justice

The criminal justice system and the structure of formal social control in Canada. Topics may include policing, court processes, modes of punishment, youth justice, and minority groups in the justice system.

Instructor: Stephen Schneider
Prerequisites:
  6 hrs Soci from 1000 level or permission of instructor.
Course Type: Online; Continuous-intake. Register anytime and learn at your own pace


In this course, you'll develop your understanding of—and your ability to critically analyze—the Canadian criminal justice system (CJS).

Topics include:

  • Historical perspective of the CJS
  • Principles, branches, and processes of the CJS
  • Justice, rehabilitation, reintegration

Through this course, you'll explore the mechanics of the Canadian justice system, its role as part of the state, and alternatives to its traditional methods.