Sociology, B.S. - Criminology and Criminal Justice

Sociology, B.S. - Concentration: Criminology and Criminal Justice consist of a minimum of 36 credits. Courses provide both broad and in-depth encounters with sociology as a discipline. They help students develop an understanding of social behavior, social structures, and how people come to understand their experiences. Elective offerings allow students to adapt the major to their interests and career plans. The BS degree focuses on Criminology with a social science foundation and an emphasis on diversity. Students who excel in either program will find themselves prepared for a range of graduate study and career options. Career opportunities include positions in private and public social service agencies and in criminal justice, as well as research related careers in public opinion and marketing.