Crime & Justice Concentration

This concentration gives students the knowledge and skills to be effective in the fields of adult and juvenile justice, youth development, community justice, criminal justice, victim advocacy, and human services. Here's your suggested course of study, depending on the kind of sociology degree you'll earn.

Pathway for BA Students

Year 1

Fall
First-Year Experience
Seminar for Freshmen
First-Year Writing I
Human Behavior & Societies Core Requirement: SOC-113/116
SOC-234

Spring
Creativity & Innovation Core Requirement
First-Year Writing II
Math Core Requirement
Crime & Justice Elective

Summer
4 Electives

Year 2

Fall
STE Core Requirement
Studies in Literature Core Requirement
Modern Language Core Requirement I
SOC-214 or SOC-333

Spring
STE Core Requirement
Social, Cultural & Global Perspectives Core Requirement
Modern Language Core Requirement II
SOC-214 or SOC-333

Summer
4 Electives

Year 3

Fall
Ethical & Philosophical Inquiry Core Requirement
SOC-433
Crime & Justice 300-level Elective
Elective

Spring
VPATH/Social & Intellectual History Core Requirement
2 Sociology Electives
Elective

Note: Students may opt take a core, major, or minor course, if available, in place of an elective.

Pathway for BS Students

Year 1

Fall
First-Year Experience
Seminar for Freshmen
First-Year Writing I
Human Behavior & Societies Core Requirement: SOC-113/116
SOC-234

Spring
Creativity & Innovation Core Requirement
First-Year Writing II
Math Core Requirement
Crime & Justice Elective
SOC-200

Summer
4 Electives

Year 2

Fall
STE Core Requirement
Studies in Literature Core Requirement
Quantitative Analysis Core Requirement
SOC-214 or SOC-333

Spring
STE Core Requirement
Social & Intellectual History Core Requirement
Sociology Elective
SOC-214 or SOC-333

Summer
4 Electives

Year 3

Fall
VPATH Core Requirement
Crime & Justice 300-level Elective
SOC-433
Elective

Spring
Social, Cultural & Global Perspectives Core Requirement
Ethical & Philosophical Inquiry Core Requirement
Sociology Elective
Elective

Note: Students may opt take a core, major, or minor course, if available, in place of an elective.

Courses & Requirements

Learn more about the classes, requirements, and different options available to complete the program.
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