Criminology & Criminal Justice Requirements

The Major in Criminology & Criminal Justice (36 credits)

Four required core courses:

SOCIOL 101 (Introduction to Sociology)
SOCIOL 104 (Introduction to Systems of Criminal Justice)
SOCIOL 262 (Criminology)
SOCIOL 351 (Methods of Sociological Research)

Choose one Quantitative Methods course:

SOCIOL 350 (Sociological Statistics)
SOCIOL 352 (Criminological Statistics and Data Analysis)
PSYCH 370 (Psychological Statistics)

Choose one Advanced Course in Systems of Criminal Justice:

SOCIOL 337 (The Police in Society)
SOCIOL 338 (Criminal Courts)
SOCIOL 363 (Punishment and Corrections)

Choose one Advanced Course in Criminology:

SOCIOL 316 (Family Violence)
SOCIOL 362 (Juvenile Delinquency)
SOCIOL 364 (Internet, Society, and Cyber Crime)
SOCIOL 365 (Victimology)
SOCIOL 366 (White Collar and Corporate Crime)

Choose one Internship / Senior Capstone course:

SOCIOL 474 (Senior Seminar in Criminology and Criminal Justice) (3 credits)
SOCIOL 461 (Internship in Law and Criminal Justice (6 credits)
SOCIOL 462 (Internship in Law and Juvenile Justice (6 credits)

Four courses (twelve credits) of Sociology electives. If the student chooses a 6-credit internship, three credits will count towards this category. Students who take extra courses in the required categories above may count the extra courses as electives. Courses may not double-count as both requirements and electives.

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The Minor in Criminology & Criminal Justice (21 credits)

Three required core courses:

SOCIOL 101 (Introduction to Sociology)
SOCIOL 104 (Introduction to Systems of Criminal Justice)
SOCIOL 262 (Criminology)

Choose one Advanced Course in Systems of Criminal Justice:

SOCIOL 337 (The Police in Society)
SOCIOL 338 (Criminal Courts)
SOCIOL 363 (Punishment and Corrections)

Choose one Advanced Course in Criminology:

SOCIOL 316 (Family Violence)
SOCIOL 362 (Juvenile Delinquency)
SOCIOL 364 (Internet, Society, and Cyber Crime)
SOCIOL 365 (Victimology)
SOCIOL 366 (White Collar and Corporate Crime)

Two courses (six credits) of Sociology electives. Students who take extra courses in the required categories above may count the extra courses as electives. Courses may not double-count as both requirements and electives.

Additional notes: