Students can apply for admission into the honours stream in the third year of the program after successfully completing of the following requirements* in the Bachelor of Arts — Criminal Justice program:
- Students must have completed all courses (CRJS and non-CRJS) in the first and second year of the BA before applying (equivilant of 20 credit hours)
- Students must have completed all Tier One and Tier Two General Education courses, as well as required CRJS methodology courses by the end of year three (CRJS 2015 Introduction to Research Methods in Justice Studies, CRJS 3001 Quantitative Research Methods and Data Analysis, and CRJS 3005 Qualitative Research Methods)
- A minimum cumulative GPA of 3.3 overall and a minimum overall average GPA of 3.5 in CRJS-prefixed courses is required to be admissable in the honours program
- Written sponsorship from a full-time tenure or tenure-track professor in the Justice Studies program indicating a willingness to act as the student’s Honours project advisor.