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SOCIOLOGY-CRIMINOLOGY

Degree in Sociology-Criminology

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Degree Requirements

The Criminology Special Curriculum is designed for those students who plan to pursue careers in some aspect of the criminal justice system yet wish to receive a liberal arts education.  This program also provides the necessary background for students preparing for advanced study in law, criminology or criminal justice.  Students who complete the program will receive a degree in sociology with emphasis in criminology

Sociology Hours Requirement

Complete a total of 30 semester credit hours of SOC coursework, including all the requirements below.


A. Sociology Core Courses

Earn a C or better in the following three courses:

  • SOC 1000 - Introduction to Sociology
  • SOC 3000 - Development of Sociological Theory
  • SOC 3500 - Elementary Research Techniques


B. Sociology Statistics Course

Complete one of the following courses:

  • COMS 3520 - Empirical Research Applications in Communication
  • ECON 3810 - Economic Statistics
  • MATH 2500 - Introduction to Statistics
  • PSY 2110 - Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
  • QBA 2010 - Introduction to Business Statistics


C. Criminology Core Courses

Complete the following courses:

  • SOC 2600 - Criminal Justice
  • SOC 3600 - Criminology


D. Criminology Electives

Complete three courses.

  • SOC 2610 - Deviant Behavior
  • SOC 3630 - Juvenile Delinquency
  • SOC 3640 - Police and Society
  • SOC 3650 - Sociology of Mental Illness
  • SOC 3660 - Punishment and Society
  • SOC 3670 - Corporate and Governmental Crime
  • SOC 4620 - Sociology of the Courts
  • SOC 4640 - Law in Societies
  • SOC 4670 - Violence Against Women
  • SOC 4680 - Crimes Against Humanity
  • SOC 4690 - Crime, Risk, and Governance
  • SOC 4710 - Gender and Justice
  • SOC 4910 - Internship in Sociology & Criminology

E. Sociology Elective

Complete one additional sociology course, not from sociology-criminology courses.


F. Sociology Capstone

Complete the following course:

    • SOC 4950 - Sociology Capstone


     

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