Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023 
    
    Oct 05, 2022  
Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023

Criminology, B.S.


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To be admitted into the B.S. program in Criminology, students must be in good academic standing. To graduate with a degree from this program, students MUST receive a grade of “C” or better in CRIM 3240 , CRIM 4284 , CRIM 4000  and CRIM 4003 . The B.S. in Criminology is also offered online.

Learning Objectives for Criminology Students

Upon graduation from the undergraduate program in criminology, a student will be able to

describe, explain, and critically evaluate/apply the role of…

  • Corrections and social services in criminal justice and criminology
  • Policing in criminal justice and criminology
  • Law and legal systems in criminal justice and criminology
  • Diversity and global perspectives in criminal justice and criminology
  • Theory and philosophy in criminal justice and criminology
  • Social scientific research and analytic methods in criminal justice and criminology

Requirement


Core Areas A, B, C, D, E: 42 Hours


  

Core Area F - 18 Hours


Area Courses: 24 Hours


Supporting Courses (share with minor): 12 Hours


  • Any 3000 or 4000 level Course, including CRIM courses (may be shared with a minor)

General Electives: 12 Hours


Total: 120 Hours


No more than a total of nine hours of directed research, directed readings, and senior thesis credits may be applied toward the major.

Criminology, B.S. Policing Concentration


Core Areas A, B, C, D, & E: 42 Hours


General Education Requirements (Core Curriculum)  

Area Courses: 9 Hours


Global & Diversity (Pick 1): 3 Hours


Legal Studies (Pick 1): 3 Hours


Corrections & Social Services (Pick 1): 3 Hours


Supporting Courses (share with minor): 12 Hours


Any 3000 or 4000 level Course, includeing CRIM courses (may be shared with a minor)

General Electives: 6 Hours


Total: 120 Hours


No more than a total of nine hours of directed research, directed readings, and senior thesis credits may be applied toward the major.

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