Sociology - Criminology Emphasis

The Sociology - Emphasis in Criminology program offers students seeking careers in criminology or criminal justice, while offering a broad liberal arts education that encourages them to think critically about crime and justice issues and prepares them for careers in the criminal justice systems or preparation for a graduate degree program. 

 

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology - Criminology Emphasis


The Sociology Program uses the following progression sheet to track the courses that students have taken towards completion of the degree.

 
Download-Button.jpgSociology - Criminology Emphasis Progression Sheet (PDF)

Core Course Requirements
19 Credit Hours

  • CRIM 111 Crime and Justice Systems (3) 
  • SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology (3) 
  • SOC 201 Social Problems (3) 
  • CRIM 303 Criminology (3) or SOC 303 Criminology (3) 
  • SOC 305 Professional Issues (1) 
  • SOC 399 Quantitative Research Methods (3) 
  • SOC 430 Senior Seminar (3) 

 

Elective Course Requirements
18 Credit Hours

  • CRIM 210 Deviant Behavior (3) or SOC 210 Deviant Behavior (3) 
  • CRIM 211 Policing and the Community (3) 
  • CRIM 225 Violence in Society (3) 
  • CRIM 229 Sociology of Law (3) or SOC 229 Sociology of Law (3) 
  • CRIM 311 Juvenile Delinquency (3) 
  • SOC 329 Minority Group Relations (3) 
  • SOC 450 Sociology Internship (3-12) 
  • PSY 228 Survey of Drug Use and Abuse (3) 
  • SOWK 320 Special Topics in Social Work (1-3) Corrections