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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.

Learning Outcomes

  • Create logical, thoughtful and coherent policy recommendations and proposals based on the safety needs of communities.
  • Discriminate between the roles and responsibilities of various public, private and not-for-profit actors and their interconnectedness working toward community safety.
  • Assess the features of agencies involved in the Canadian justice system, their programs and practices and how these operate in developing community safety.
  • Exemplify integrity and ethical conduct through respect for the principles and legislative framework of human rights, equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Defend appropriate research methodologies and data collection techniques used to support evidence-based community safety policies and practices.
  • Apply research techniques to critically analyze community safety programs.
  • Assess major theoretical contributions within the social sciences as part of an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the factors that improve the quality of life in diverse communities.
  • Critically assess the interconnection of theory, policy and practice within the justice sector and other social systems.
  • Evaluate the social, political, economic and ethical challenges that members of the local community, private organizations and governmental agencies must address within rapidly changing and diverse communities.
  • Construct evidence-based intervention strategies that promote community wellness, equity, inclusion, and diversity.
  • Prescribe specific investigative techniques to promote community safety.
  • Exhibit collaboration, facilitation and negotiation skills required for delivering services in the public and private sectors.