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Bachelor of Social Science Criminal Justice


Students will use and sharpen new skills by completing 2 field placements that take place between semesters 4 and 6 (280 hours each term).

Types of Placements
Correctional Institutions (Provincial and Federal)
Community Corrections
Programs that work with vulnerable and at-risk populations: Mental Health/Addictions, homelessness, at-risk youth etc. 
Police Services
Legal Offices: Prosecution, Defense and Forensic
Student Roles Within Placement
Case Management; offender/client assessment
Group facilitation, pro-social mentorship; support for community reintegration 
Project based oversight in program delivery 
Source and compile resources for in support of criminal justice initiatives; support research work
Administrative tasks including note taking, filing, resource development, preparation of case files. 
Key Learning
Employ effective interpersonal communication skills and techniques to interact with clients, team members and the community overall, working effectively and assertively in groups or individually to achieve desired goals and resolve differing and/or opposing ideas and points of view through the use of effective conflict management skills.
Analyze the structure and operation of correctional facilities; adhere to the laws, codes, regulations, standards and practices to protect the health, safety and welfare of clients, the public and other professionals in the Criminal Justice System.
Discuss the challenges and rewards of working with special populations in an institutional and community setting.
Analyze the value of criminological work as it applies to crime, crime victims, policing, criminal justice and penal policies.
Demonstrate ongoing self-reflection, self-awareness, self-confidence, self-direction, self-management and use resources to plan for and attain personal, career and work-related goals.

Placement Timeframe

Students starting the BSS- CJ program in the Regular and Advanced streams can enter Field Placement as soon as Semester 4. Completion of Field Placement is a requirement to enter Semester 7 of the progam.

280 hours. 5 days a week. 8 weeks. Full-time in the Spring
280 hours. 2 - 4 days a week. 24 weeks. Part-time in the Winter and Spring
280 hours. 2 days a week. 30 weeks. Part-time in the Fall and Winter

Students Transfering in to the BSS-CJ program can enter Field Placement as soon as Semester 6. Completion of Field Placement is a requirement to enter Semester 7 of the progam.

280 hours. 5 days a week. 8 weeks. Full-time in the Spring
280 hours. 2 - 4 days a week. 24 weeks. Part-time in the Winter and Spring
280 hours. 2 days a week. 30 weeks. Part-time in the Fall and Winter

Regular

Field Placement

Semester 1 - Fall  
Semester 2 - Winter  
Spring  
Semester 3 - Fall  
Semester 4 - Winter Option to start WORK 2500
Spring Field Placement WORK 2500
Semester 5 - Fall Option to complete WORK 2500 or WORK 3500
Semester 6 - Winter Option to complete WORK 2500 or WORK 3500
Spring Field Placement WORK 3500
Semester 7 - Fall No Placement
Semester 8 - Winter No Placement

Pre-requisites

Semester 1 - Fall  
Semester 2 - Winter  
Spring  
Semester 3 - Fall Pre-requisite
Semester 4 - Winter  
Spring  
Semester 5 - Fall  
Semester 6 - Winter  
Spring  
Semester 7 - Fall  
Semester 8 - Winter  

Placement Abroad Option

Students may have the option to complete their BCYC Internship internationally or abroad. For more information, click here.

Semester 1 - Fall  
Semester 2 - Winter  
Spring  
Semester 3 - Fall  
Semester 4 - Winter  
Spring Placement Abroad option through Humber led group trips
Semester 5 - Fall  
Semester 6 - Winter  
Spring Placement Abroad option through Humber led group trips
Semester 7 - Fall  
Semester 8 - Winter  

Meaghan Bastable

International Coordinator
416-675-6622 ext.3741 

Advanced

Field Placement

Semester 3 - Fall  
Semester 4 - Winter Option to start WORK 2500
Spring Field Placement
Semester 5 - Fall Option to complete WORK 2500 or WORK 3500
Semester 6 - Winter Option to complete WORK 2500 or WORK 3500
Spring Field Placement
Semester 7 - Fall No Placement
Semester 8 - Winter No Placement

Pre-requisites

Semester 3 - Fall Pre-requisite
Semester 4 - Winter  
Spring  
Semester 5 - Fall  
Semester 6 - Winter  
Spring  
Semester 7 - Fall  
Semester 8 - Winter  

Placement Abroad Option

Students may have the option to complete their BCYC Internship internationally or abroad. For more information, click here.

Semester 3 - Fall  
Semester 4 - Winter  
Spring Placement Abroad option through Humber led group trips
Semester 5 - Fall  
Semester 6 - Winter  
Spring Independent Placement Abroad option
Semester 7 - Fall  
Semester 8 - Winter  

Meaghan Bastable

International Coordinator
416-675-6622 ext.3741 

January Start Transfer

Field Placement

Semester 4 - Winter  
Spring  
Semester 5 - Fall  
Semester 6 - Winter Option to complete WORK 3500
Spring Field Placement
Semester 7 - Fall No Placement
Semester 8 - Winter No Placement

Pre-requisites

Semester 4 - Winter  
Spring  
Semester 5 - Fall Pre-requisite
Semester 6 - Winter  
Spring  
Semester 7 - Fall  
Semester 8 - Winter  

Placement Abroad Option

Students may have the option to complete their BCYC Internship internationally or abroad. For more information, click here.

Placement Abroad

Semester 4 - Winter  
Spring  
Semester 5 - Fall  
Semester 6 - Winter  
Spring Independent Placement Abroad option
Semester 7 - Fall  
Semester 8 - Winter  

Meaghan Bastable

International Coordinator
416-675-6622 ext.3741 

Contact Information

Andrine Johnson

Field Placement Coordinator
416-675-6622 ext. 3385