CIC 4400: CERTIFICATE IN CRIMINOLOGY


This course seeks to familiarize students with the basic concepts and structure of criminology. The course will take students through the various stages of criminal thought from a look at the trends in crime to drugs and society, violent offenses and what role, if any, the community has in preventing crime. The course will also examine the nature of international crime particularly as it relates to Ireland and in this context will discuss the Criminal Assets Bureau and others outside the jurisdiction.

Course Aims & Objectives

The aim of this programme is to equip students with the basic information to gain an understanding of criminology, street crime, aggravated crime and terrorism, both causes and prevention, to include state versus paramilitary terrorism. The course will examine in detail a range of criminal activity together with detection and prevention methods in common use today.

SEMESTER 1

CIC 4401:       English language
CIC 4402:      Communication skills
CIC 4403:      Introduction to Sociology of Crime and Deviance
CIC 4404:      Introduction to Criminology
CIC 4405:      Rural and Urban Criminology
CIC 4406:      Social Research methods
CIC 4407:      Introduction to collective behaviour
CIC 4408:      Theories of Penology

SEMESTER 2

CIC 4409:      Legal aspects in society
CIC 4410:      Criminal Justice system
CIC 4411:      Community policing
CIC 4412:      Criminal Justice Psychology
CIC 4413:      Law and Society
CIC 4414:      Project
CIC 4414:      Practicum

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum qualifications are KCSE C- or KCE Div. 2 or the equivalent
  • Certificate in Project management, Social development, Social work or Community development
  • Course open to beginners, Development facilitators, Project managers and Fresh students

FEE STRUCTURE

FULLTIME/EVENING STUDENTS

Charges Total Kshs
Admission  1,000
ID Card     300
Library   2,000
KISWSO   1,000
Medical     600
Activity   1,000
Education Trips   1,000
Tuition 37,500
Mock Exams   1,000
KNEC Exam 19,200
Assessment   2,000
Graduation   2,000
Grand Total 68,600

DISTANCE LEARNING STUDENTS

Charges Total Kshs
Admission  1,000
ID Card     300
Library   2,000
KISWSO   1,000
Medical     600
Activity   1,000
Education Trips   3,000
Tuition 37,500
Mock Exams   1,000
KNEC Exam 19,200
Assessment   2,000
Graduation   2,000
Grand Total 70,600