Criminology B.A.

Eight-Semester Degree Program

Students wishing to follow the eight-semester degree plan should see the Eight-Semester Degree Policy in the Academic Regulations chapter for university requirements of the program. Core requirement hours may vary by individual, based on placement and previous credit granted. Once all core requirements are met, students may substitute a three-hour (or more) general elective in place of a core area.

First YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 1013 Composition I (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1013) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)3  
Satisfies General Education Outcome 2.1:
Select one of the following:3-4  
MATH 1313 Quantitative Reasoning (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1113)
MATH 1203 College Algebra (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 1103)
MATH 2033 Mathematical Thought
MATH 2043 Survey of Calculus (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2203)
MATH 2053 Finite Mathematics
MATH 2183 Mathematical Reasoning in a Quantitative World
MATH 2554 Calculus I (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2405)
STAT 2303 Principles of Statistics (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2103)
Select one of the following:3  
SOCI 2013 General Sociology (ACTS Equivalency = SOCI 1013) (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 3.3, 4.1, and 4.2)
University/State Core Social Sciences requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)1
Elementary II (1013) World Language Course (or lower level (1003), depending on placement)3  
State Minimum Core Fine Arts; Humanities; or U.S. History or Government requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.1, 3.2, or 4.2)2, 33  
ENGL 1023 Composition II (ACTS Equivalency = ENGL 1023) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 1.1)  3
Select one of the following MATH if needed, or General Elective otherwise:  3-4
MATH 2033 Mathematical Thought
MATH 2043 Survey of Calculus (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2203)
MATH 2053 Finite Mathematics
MATH 2183 Mathematical Reasoning in a Quantitative World
MATH 2554 Calculus I (ACTS Equivalency = MATH 2405)
General Elective
Select one of the following:  3
SOCI 2013 General Sociology (ACTS Equivalency = SOCI 1013) (if still needed (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3, 4.1, and 4.2) )
State Minimum Core Social Sciences requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)1
State Minimum Core Science requirement with Corequisite Lab (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)  4
General Elective or Elementary II (1013) World Language if needed  3
Year Total: 15 16
 
Second YearUnits
FallSpring
ENGL 2003 Advanced Composition (see course description for exemption requirements)3  
State Minimum Core Social Sciences requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.3)13  
State Minimum Core Humanities; U.S. History or Government; or Fine Arts requirement (as needed) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.2, 4.2, or 3.1)3, 23  
CRIM 2003 Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice (ACTS Equivalency = CRJU 1023)3  
General Elective3  
SOCI 3313 Social Research  3
CRIM 2043 Sociology of Criminal Law  3
State Minimum Core U.S. History or Government; Fine Arts; or Humanities requirement (as needed) (Satisfies General Education Outcome 4.2, 3.1, or 3.2)2, 3  3
Science State Minimum Core Lecture with Corequisite Lab requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcome 3.4)  4
General Elective  3
Year Total: 15 16
 
Third YearUnits
FallSpring
SOCI 3303 Social Data and Analysis
& SOCI 3301L Social Data and Analysis Laboratory
4  
CRIM 3023 Criminological Theory
or SOCI 3023 Criminological Theory
3  
SOCI 3193 Race, Class, Gender, and Sexuality (Satisfies General Education Outcome 4.2)3  
40-hour Rule Elective3  
General Elective (Must complete a course that satisfies General Education Outcome 5.1)43  
CRIM/SOCI 3000-4000 Elective  6
40-hour Rule Elective  3
General Elective  6
Year Total: 16 15
 
Fourth YearUnits
FallSpring
CRIM/SOCI 3000-4000 elective6  
Senior Writing Requirement (Satisfies General Education Outcomes 1.2 and 6.1) 5
University Residency Requirement Elective2  
40-hour Rule Elective1  
General Elective6  
CRIM/SOCI 3000-4000 Elective  3
General Elective  9
Year Total: 15 12
 
Total Units in Sequence:  120