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Criminal Justice Track

SOCIOLOGY MAJOR

CRIMINAL JUSTICE CONCENTRATION


A major in Sociology with a Criminal Justice focus requires the following:

Seven Core courses:
    201 - Principles of Sociology
    302 - Methods of Sociology
    303 - Quantitative Methods in Social Research
    339 - Sociological Theory
    403 - Survey Methodology
    407 - Urban Sociology or 419 - Population and Society
    496 - Sociology Capstone Experience

Six courses in Crime and Deviance:
    Four courses in Sociology:
        341 - Criminology (Required)

        Three elective courses selected from:
        342 - Deviant Behavior
        343 - Juvenile Delinquency
        344 - Violence in Society
        346 - Crime and Organizations
        347 - Alcohol, Drugs and Society
        348 - Family Violence
        349 - Hate Crimes and Terrorism
        351 - Crimes Against the Environment
        352 - Rural Crime

    Two courses in Political Science:       
        230 - Introduction to Criminal Justice (Required)

        One elective course selected from:
        322 - Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
        323 - Rights of the Accused
        330 - Perspectives on Policing
        331 - Administration of Justice

498 - Sociology Internship is a recommended, but optional, elective.

A minor in Sociology requires 18 hours, including Sociology 201.  No more than six of these hours can be earned from courses below the 300 level.

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