Admission is open to all Memorial students completing a program leading to the awarding of a BA degree. Previous completed university courses may be recognized for transfer credit. Previous specialized police training may also be approved for unspecified credits which may be applied to the elective requirements.
As of September 2014, students who major in Police Studies shall complete a minimum of 36 credit hours in courses selected from Table 1: Core Faculty of Arts Courses for the Major in Police Studies and Table 2: Other Faculty of Arts Courses for the Major in Police Studies below as follows:
Courses from a minimum of any three Arts disciplines, and no more than 15 credit hours in any one Arts discipline other than Police Studies;
A minimum of 15 credit hours in Police Studies courses, including
A minimum of 9 additional credit hours chosen from Table 1: Core Faculty of Arts Courses for the Major in Police Studies. Sociology 3040 and 3041 are recommended choices; and
A minimum of 12 additional credit hours selected from Table 1: Core Faculty of Arts Courses for the Major in Police Studies and/or Table 2: Other Faculty of Arts Courses for the Major in Police Studies including at least one further 4000-level course
Courses may be selected from the following list, and/or as approved by the Program Coordinator.
|1000 & 2000 Level Courses||3000 Level Courses||3000 Level Courses|
|1000 & 2000 Level Courses|
The normal departmental prerequisites are applicable, but Department Heads may waive course prerequisites in cases where alternate preparation can be demonstrated. For further information on the Police Studies Program consult the MUN Academic Calendar.