Bachelor of Science

The B.S. degree in criminal justice/criminology is an intensive overview of each of the components of the criminal justice system as well as an analysis of the societal and behavioral influences of deviant behavior. The criminal justice/criminology program emphasizes a "theory-into practice" approach. Students will complete a seven course common core curriculum and then complete six additional criminal justice/criminology allowing for a focus on a range of topics, such as management, law, policing, corrections, and the theoretical foundation for criminal behavior and specific criminal behavior (criminal violence, organized crime, gangs, juvenile delinquency, white collar crime, and cybercrime).

Minor

The minor in Criminal Justice/Criminology is consistent with the B.S. major in Criminal Justice/Criminology as an intensive overview of each of the components of the criminal justice system as well as an analysis of the societal and behavioral influences of deviant behavior. It emphasized the “theory-into practice” approach upon which the criminal justice/criminology program is based.  View the course catalog requirements for a minor in criminal justice/criminology under the School of Liberal Arts.