Enrolment Requirements - Criminology & Sociolegal Studies - Major Program

Request Period:
Round 1:  March 1 - May 15, 2018.  
Round 2:  There is no second round of program admission.   

This is a limited enrolment program and achieving the minimum mark threshold does not guarantee admission to the Criminology and Sociolegal Studies major in any given year. Eligibility will be based on a student’s mark in the required courses listed below. The precise mark threshold is an estimate of what will be required in the 2018 program admission cycle.  

Applying after first year:

  • Completion of at least four full-course equivalents.
  • Completion of two full-course equivalents taken in 20179-20181 with the following course code indicators: ECO/HIS/PHL/POL/PSY/SOC. Any course (and level) combination from this list is acceptable. The estimated mark threshold is a combined average of 70% in these 2.0 FCEs.
    Note: Courses with other course code indicators will not be accepted.

Applying after second or third year:  Same as above.


  1. Requests for admission will be considered in the first program request period only (March 1-May 15, 2018). 
  2. Due to the limited enrolment nature of this program students are strongly advised to enroll in backup programs.
  3. It takes at least two years to complete this program.  Do not change your program after year 3 if you are required to complete your degree in four years.  Prerequisites and program requirements will not be waived.

How to request Enrolment:
There is one request period only (March 1-May 15, 2018).  Application is made using the Program Application Form (not ACORN).  The program code for the major is ASMAJ0826.

How to request enrolment in Type 3 programs:
Step 1: apply during round 1 (March 1-May 15, 2018) using the Program Application Form
Step 2: enrol in backup programs (March 1-May 15, 2018)
Step 3: check ACORN on July 3, 2018 to check the status of your requests
Step 4: if invited (INV status)->accept the invitation on ACORN (deadline to accept is Aug 8, 2018)
Step 5: if refused (REF status)->check the status of your backup programs and visit your Registrar's Office if you need assistance

For detailed information and instructions see Program Enrolment.


  1. Criminology major program admits are guaranteed enrolment in CRI205H1, CRI210H1 and CRI225H1 provided the students accept the invitation by the time his/her course registration window opens for Fall/Winter 2018-19.   
  2. Retained / transfer credits will not be used to fulfill the 2.0 FCE requirements. 
  3. It is not possible to take courses in the 2018 summer session to gain admission to this program in September.

Quick Facts

  • Advanced Notice for students wishing to apply for admission in 2019: The 2 FCEs from ECO/HIS/PHL/POL/PSY/SOC must be taken in the 20189 & 20191 sessions.