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Faculty of Social Science and Humanities

For students enrolled in a Bridge program, please consult your academic advising team via email for further information.

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  • Communication and Digital Media Studies

    The courses listed in the table below are required for your first year of study in the Communication and Digital Media Studies program:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    COMM 1100U

    Introduction to Communication Studies

    COMM 1420U

    Living Digitally

    CRMN 1000U

    Introduction to Criminal Justice

    SOCI 1000U

    Introductory Sociology

    SSCI 1910U

    Writing for the Social Sciences

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    COMM 1320U

    Public Speaking

    LGLS 1000U

    Introduction to Legal Studies

    PSYC 1000U

    Introductory Psychology

    POSC 1000U

    Introduction to Political Science

    General elective*

    Recommended elective: ALSU 1101U Foundations for Academic Learning and Success

    *General electives can be taken at/or adjoining their year level, where permission has been granted and prerequisites have been fulfilled. No more than six 1000-level elective courses can be included.

    Electives include any UOIT course:

    • for which a student has the required prerequisites
    • that students are not precluded from taking by program restriction
    • that fits the student’s schedule.
  • Communication and Digital Media Studies Bridge

    The Communication and Digital Media Studies Bridge program consists of the following four courses in the Fall semester:

    Semester 1

    12 credit hours

    COMM 1100U

    Introduction to Communication Studies

    COMM 1420U

    Living Digitally

    COMM 2110U

    Communication Theory: Keyworks

    COMM 2210U

    Researching Communication and Digital Culture

  • Criminology and Justice

    The courses listed in the table below are required for your first year of study in the Criminology and Justice program:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    COMM 1100U

    Introduction to Communication Studies

    CRMN 1000U

    Introduction to Criminal Justice

    SSCI 1910U

    Writing for the Social Sciences

    SOCI 1000U

    Introductory Sociology

    Elective

    ALSU 1101U Foundations for Academic Learning and Success is recommended

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    POSC 1000U

    Introduction to Political Science

    PSYC 1000U

    Introductory Psychology

    POSC 1200U

    Introduction to Social Policy

    SSCI 1300U

    Social Problems

    LGLS 1000U

    Foundations of Legal Studies

    Electives include any UOIT course for which a student:

    • has the required prerequisites
    • that students are not precluded from taking by program restriction
    • that fits the student’s schedule
  • Criminology and Justice Bridge

    The Criminology and Justice Bridge program consists of the following four courses:

    Semester  1

    6 credit hours

    PSYC 2030U

    Abnormal Psychology

    SSCI 2900U

    Research Methods

    Semester 2

    6 credit hours

    CRMN 2850U

    Classical Theories of Crime

    SSCI 2910U

    Data Analysis

  • Criminology and Justice Bridge – Youth, Crime and Justice

    For graduates with a certificate in Youth Corrections and Interventions (YCI) and a two- or three-year college diploma in a related field the Criminology and Justice Bridge program consists of the following two courses:

    Semester 1

    3 credit hours

    SSCI 2025U

    Youth Cultures

    Semester 2

    3 credit hours

    SSCI 2910U

    Data Analysis

  • Forensic Psychology

    The courses listed in the table below are required for your first year of study in the Forensic Psychology program:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    BIOL 1841U

    Essentials of Biology

    COMM 1100U                 

    Introduction to Communication Studies

    SOCI 1000U

    Introductory Sociology

    CRMN 1000U

    Introduction to Criminal Justice

    SSCI 1910U

    Writing for the Social Sciences

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    FSCI 1010U

    Introductory Forensic Science

    PSYC 1000U

    Introductory to Psychology

    POSC 1000U

    Introduction to Political Science

    LGLS 1000U

    Foundations of Legal Studies

    Elective

    ALSU 1101U Foundations for Academic Learning and Success is recommended                                                                                                  

    Electives include any UOIT course for which a student:

    • has the required prerequisites
    • that students are not precluded from taking by program restriction
    • that fits the student’s schedule
  • Forensic Psychology Bridge

    The Forensic Psychology Bridge program consists of the following five courses:

    Semester 1

    9 credit hours

    BIOL 1841U

    Essentials of Biology (OR two college biology courses)

    PSYC 2030U

    Abnormal Psychology

    SSCI 2900U

    Research Methods

    Semester 2

    6 credit hours

    PSYC 3210U

    Forensic Psychology

    SSCI 2910U

    Data Analysis

  • Legal Studies

    The courses listed below are required for your first year of study in the Legal Studies program:

    Semester 1

    15 credit hours

    COMM 1100U

    Introduction to Communication Studies

    CRMN 1000U

    Introduction to Criminal Justice

    PSYC 1000U

    Introductory Psychology

    SOCI 1000U

    Introductory Sociology

    SSCI 1910U

    Writing for Social Sciences

    Semester 2

    15 credit hours

    POSC 1000U

    Introduction to Political Science

    LGLS 1000U

    Foundations of Legal Studies

    POSC 1200U

    Introduction to Social Policy

    SSCI 1300U

    Social Problems

    Elective

    ALSU 1101U Foundations for Academic Learning and Success is recommended

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