Undergraduate Catalog

B.A. in Sociology with a concentration in Criminology

Students planning to major in sociology with a concentration in criminology must have a grade of "C" or better in SOC 101. For continuation in the major, students can have no more than one grade of "D+" or lower in a major required course or major elective course.

Summary of Requirements

2020- 2021
General Studies 37
Pre-Major Courses 3
Major and Related 37
Free Elective 43
TOTAL 120

Required pre-major course 3 hours

SOC 101Introduction to Sociology

3

Required sociology courses 31 hours

SOC 151Introduction to the Criminal Justice System

3

SOC 243Sociology of Deviance

3

SOC 334Research Methods

3

SOC 351Juvenile Delinquency

3

SOC 375Statistics I

3

SOC 407Social Problems

3

SOC 423Social Theory

3

SOC 450Internship Seminar with Field Experience

4

SOC 491Senior Capstone Seminar I

3

SOC 492Senior Capstone Seminar II

3

Elective courses 6 hours

Choose two courses from the following:

CHE 250Introduction to Forensic Science

4

PSY 321Abnormal Psychology

3

SOC 150Saloshin Justice Seminar

3

SOC 210Sociology of Death & Dying

3

SOC 295Special Topics

1-5

SOC 395Special Topics

1-5

SOC 405Current Issues in Criminology

3

SOC 495Special Topics

1-5

SOC 405: Topic to be specified

SOC 295, SOC 395 and SOC 495: Special Topics courses must be related to criminology.

Note: To satisfy the elective requirements, students may select courses from other departments or the Consortium in consultation with his/her advisor.