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Criminology and Corrections Certificate

Explore crime as a social phenomenon

This exploration will include empirical research on crime and criminal behavior, the tools and methods used to study and prevent crime and the institutions involved in the processing of juvenile and adult offenders. Open to students of any major!

 


CRIMINOLOGY and Corrections CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS

The certificate must be officially declared with the sociology academic advisor. You will be required to fill out a Certificate Declaration form and have it approved. Keep in mind, the criminology certificate is not a major or a minor. It is an emphasis on your degree.

PRINTABLE CERTIFICATE WORKSHEET Certificate Declaration Form

All courses must be completed with a C- or better.

 

CRIMINOLOGY REQUIRED CORE (3 CREDITS)

SOC 3561 Criminology (3)


CRIMINOLOGY ELECTIVE COURSES (9 CREDITS)

Complete 3 of the courses below.

SOC 3510 Special Topics-Deviance, Crime & Law (3) 
SOC 3560 Deviant Behav & Soc Control (3) BF
SOC 3562 Juvenile Delinquency (3)
SOC 3563 Good Cop, Bad Cop (3)
SOC 3564 Locked Up! (3)
SOC 3565 Women & Crime (3) DV
SOC 3566 Society and the Criminal Mind (3)
SOC 3567 Corporations & Coruption (3)
SOC 3568 Sociology of Law (3) CW
SOC 3569 Terrorism, Violence, Aggression (3)
SOC 3570 Gangs & Gang Violence (3)
SOC 3571 Murder in America (3)
SOC 4566 Sexual Assault (3)
SOC 3593 Criminology Internship (3)


Criminology Allied courses (6 credits)

Complete 2 of the courses below.

ANTH 4138 Anthro of Violence & Nonviolence (3) 
ANTH 2220 Intro to Forensic Anthropology (3) AS
ANTH 4272 Forensic Anthropology (3)
ED PS 5210 Interview Counseling (3)
FCS 3240 Ecology of Family Belief Systems (3) CW
FCS 5230 Adolescent Development (3)
FCS 5370 Family Violence (4) CW
FCS 5380 Family Problems (3)
GEOG 3140 Intro to Geographic Info Systems-GIS (3)
GEOG 3170/5170 Geospatial Field Methods: GPS and Drones (3)
GEOG 3320 Geog of Terrorism & Homeland Security (3) IR
GNDR 5900 Women and the Law (3)
H EDU 1030 Substance Use and Abuse (3)
MGT 3410 Business Law: Commercial (3)
PHIL 3500 Ethics (3) HF
PHIL 3710 Philosophy of Law (3)
POLS 3200 Intro Law & Politics (3) BF
POLS 5120 Judicial Process (3)
POLS 5211 Constitutional Law (3)
POLS 5080 Islamic Law (3)
POLS 5250 Corrections Administration (3)
POLS 5450 Political Violence/Terrorism (3)
POLS 5520 Law Enforcement Administration (3)
POLS 5610 International Law (3)
POLS 5670 US National Security Policy (3)
PSYCH 1230 Psychology of Adolescence (3)
PSYCH/FCS 3215 Development in Infancy & Childhood (3) BF
PSYCH 2200 Childhood & Adolescent Development (3)
PSYCH 3250 Abnormal Child Psychology (3)
PSYCH 3260 Social & Personality Development (3)
PSYCH 3400 Psychology of Abnormal Behavior (3)
PSYCH 4240 Psychology of Family Pathology (3)
PSYCH 5480 Psychology and Law (3)
PSYCH 3700 Drugs and Behavior (3)
SW All courses for the Drug & Alcohol Abuse Certificate Program
SW 2300 Social Welfare as an Institution (3)
SW 3214 Child Welfare Practice (3)
SW 3314 Child Welfare Policy (3)

ADVISING APPOINTMENT

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Last Updated: 8/31/20