Undergraduate Degree & Course Catalog

Criminology * - Degrees & Policies

Criminology - Minor

Acceptance Criteria

Minimum GPA of 2.0 overall.
Minimum GPA of 2.0 overall in the prerequisite courses.

Advising Notes

At least 12 of the 18 credits in the criminology minor must be 300- to 400-level.
Students may substitute one elective with a course from outside the Department of Sociology, with permission of the Undergraduate Studies Committee.
No more than two courses may be used to satisfy credit requirements in the student's major, other minors, or programs.

Prerequisite Courses

SOC 206 Social Problems
One other course from the list of approved minor courses

Required Courses

SOC 307 Criminology
Four Electives from this list:
SOC 121 Substance Use & Abuse
SOC 311 Drugs & Society
SOC 317 Criminal Justice Systems
SOC 319 Juvenile Justice
SOC 337 Sociology of Punishment
SOC 345 Sociology of Deviance
SOC 366 Crime & Popular Culture
SOC 373 Sociology of Law
SOC 387 Race & Racism
SOC 482 Advanced Topics in Social Justice, Crime, and Law

Minor Credit Requirements
Total Credits Required for Minor/Certificate: 18
Minors and certificates must be completed in conjunction with a major and all university degree requirements must be met.

Students should consult with an academic advisor to determine how any transfer or exam credit might be used in meeting general education, prerequisite, or major requirements.

Last updated: November 22 2021 21:01:55