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This program is designed for students currently enrolled at the University. The Certificate in Childhood in the Justice System is designed to provide students with the conceptual background and practical skills necessary to facilitate legally mandated child participation in Canadian civil and criminal justice proceedings. All degree courses may be credited toward other undergraduate programs. Any undergraduate student may apply for admission, subject to prerequisites and general admission requirements. Students already possessing an undergraduate degree may apply for admission to the Diploma in Childhood in the Justice System.

Admission Requirements

Enrolment in third or fourth year of an Honors Program, or a minimum modular average of 70% in a Major module. This is a limited enrolment program and possession of the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission.

Program Requirements

To qualify for the Certificate in Childhood in the Justice System, students must achieve an overall average of 65% in the following 5.0 courses:

  • 3.0 courses: Childhood and Social Institutions 1025F/G, 2210F/G, 3300F/G, 3320F/G, 3325F/G, 3360F/G
  • 2.0 courses from: Childhood and Social Institutions 3330F/G, 3335F/G, 3340F/G, 3345F/G. A maximum of 1.0 course from the following courses may be counted toward this requirement: Philosophy 2080, Sociology 2267A/B and Psychology 2031A/B

This program is designed for students already possessing an undergraduate degree. The Diploma in Childhood in the Justice System is designed to provide students with the conceptual background and practical skills necessary to facilitate legally mandated child participation in Canadian civil and criminal justice proceedings. All degree courses may be credited towards other undergraduate programs. A student who does not yet possess a university degree may apply for admission to the Certificate in Childhood in the Justice System which can be taken concurrently with an undergraduate degree.

Admission Requirements

Possession of an undergraduate university degree. This is a limited enrollment program and possession of the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission.

Program Requirements

To qualify for the Diploma in Childhood in the Justice System, students must achieve an overall average of 65% in the following 5.0 courses:

  • 3.0 courses: Childhood and Social Institutions 1025F/G, 2210F/G, 3300F/G, 3320F/G, 3325F/G, 3360F/G
  • 2.0 courses from: : Childhood and Social Institutions 3330F/G, 3335F/G, 3340F/G, 3345F/G. A maximum of 1.0 course from the following courses may be counted toward this requirement: Philosophy 2080, Sociology 2267A/B and Psychology 2031A/B

This program is designed for students currently enrolled at the university. The Certificate in Childhood and Advocacy provides students with the conceptual background and specific knowledge to contribute to the planning, adoption and implementation of childhood advocacy initiatives. All Certificate courses may be credited toward other undergraduate programs. Any undergraduate student may apply for admission, subject to prerequisites and general admission requirements. Students already possessing an undergraduate degree can apply for admission to the Diploma in Childhood and Advocacy.

Admission Requirements

Enrolment in third or fourth year of an Honors Program, or a minimum modular average of 65% in a Major module. This is a limited enrollment program and possession of the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission.

Program Requirements

To qualify for the Certificate in Childhood Advocacy, students must achieve an overall average of 65% in the following 3.5 courses:

  • 3.5 courses: Childhood and Social Institutions 1025F/G, 2210F/G, 3300F/G,3350F/G, 3351F/G, 3352F/G, 3353F/G.

Designed for students already possessing an undergraduate degree, the Diploma in Childhood and Advocacy provides students with the conceptual background and specific knowledge to contribute to the planning, adoption and implementation of childhood advocacy initiatives. All Diploma courses may be credited towards other undergraduate programs. A student who does not yet possess a university degree may apply for admission to the Certificate in Childhood and Advocacy. The Certificate can be taken concurrently with an undergraduate degree. 

Admission Requirements

Possession of an undergraduate university degree. This is a limited enrolment program and meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission.

Program Requirements

To qualify for the Diploma in Childhood Advocacy, students must achieve an overall average of 65% in the following 5.0 courses: 

3.5 courses: Childhood and Social Institutions 1025F/G, 2210F/G, 3300F/G,3350F/G, 3351F/G, 3352F/G, 3353F/G. 
1.5 courses from: Childhood and Social Institutions 2255F/G or the former Political Science 2265F/G, Childhood and Social Institutions 2256F/G or the former Political Science 2266F/G, 3345F/G, Disability Studies 2201A/B, Disability Studies 3311F/G, Interdisciplinary Studies 2240F/G, Sociology 2140.