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Criminology Minor

Recommendations & Requirements

  • All prerequisites must be completed prior to enrollment in the following courses
  • Co-requisites must be taken during the same semester

Required Courses (18 credit hours)

CRIM 102: Introduction to Criminology
CRIM 331: Advanced Criminology
CRIM 332: Juvenile Delinquency

Choose three from the following:
(at least two should be at the 300 level or above.)

BSCI 200: Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences
CRIM 221: Victimology
BSCI 275: Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
BSCI 275-L: Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences Laboratory
CRIM 301: Principles of Forensic Science
ANML 305: Animal Law I
BSCI 308: Qualitative Research Methods
CRIM 311: White Collar Crime
SOCI 320: Drugs and Society
CRIM 321: Deviance & Social Control
PSYC 334: Abnormal Psychology 
CRIM 337: Death Penalty
BSCI 339: Ethical Dilemmas in the Behavioral Sciences
CRIM 341: Justice, Punishment and Ethics
CRIM 342: The Correctional System
CRIM 360: The Judicial Process
CRIM 364: Wrongful Convictions
CRIM 365: The Innocence Project Clinic
PSYC 371: Psychology & The Law
BSCI 380: Undergraduate Internship Experience
BSCI 435: Psychological Tests & Measurements 
BSCI 435-L: Psychological Tests & Measurements
BSCI 475: Advanced Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
BSCI 475-L: Advanced Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences
BSCI 480: Undergraduate Internship Experience II
CRIM 290, 390, 490: Selected Topics
CRIM 380: Undergraduate Internship Experience
CRIM 391, 392, 491, 492: Research

Electives in the Behavioral Sciences

Courses used as electives for one behavioral science major or minor (criminology, psychology or sociology) may not also satisfy elective requirements for another behavioral science major or minor.

Courses in the behavioral neuroscience minor may be used as electives for the psychology major or minor. Likewise, courses in the community health minor may be used as electives for the criminology major or minor.