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Faculty of Applied Health & Community Studies

Honours Bachelor of Community Safety

Create positive change with a new approach to community safety.

For the Fall 2020 semester, this program will be delivered entirely through remote learning. View delivery modes for all programs.


Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

Semester 1       
Introduction to Criminal Law 3
The Sociology of Community 3
Creative Learning and Leadership Portfolio 3
Organizations and Administration in the Public Domain 3
Composition and Rhetoric (Breadth Elective) 3
Total:   15
Semester 2   
Introduction to Criminology 3
Foundations of Psychology 3
Policing, Society and Community 3
Culture and Inequality in a Global World 3
  Breadth Elective 3
Total: 15
Semester 3   
Critical Thinking for Healthy Communities 3
Making Others: The Sociology of Deviance 3
Disaster and Emergency Management 3
The Art of Influence: Understanding Behavioural Change 3
  Breadth Elective 3
Total: 15
Semester 4   
Prevention and Resiliency Models for Promoting Community Safety 3
Organizational and Societal Responses in Crisis Management 3
Introduction to Qualitative Methods 3
  Breadth Elective 3
  Breadth Elective 3
Total: 15
Semester 5   
Quantitative Methodology in Community Safety Research 3
Collaboration, Facilitation and Negotiation + Work Integrated Learning Prep 3
Peace, Conflict and Global Justice Studies 3
Mental Health and Mental Illness 3
Global Justice Systems in Perspective 3
Total: 15
Semester 6   
Community Safety Planning 3
Program Evaluation 3
Criminal Forensic Psychology 3
Community Engagement and Social Justice 3
  Breadth Elective 3
Total: 15
Semester 7   
The Construction of Truth: Exploring New Media and Technology 3
Securing an Open Society in the Global Age 3
Countering Crime in Community Safety: Investigations and Evidence 3
Capstone Proposal OR Thesis Proposal 3
  Breadth Elective 3
Total: 15
  Internship — 420 hours
Semester 8   
Youth Justice 3
Cyber Threats and Information Security 3
Gender and Violence 3
Capstone OR Thesis 3
Breadth Elective 3
Total:   15

Notes: Courses subject to change.

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