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Sociology

Double Major

Requirements for a Double Major in Sociology and Criminology 

Sociology

  • SOC 1001 Principle of Sociology
  • SOC 4300 Social Class in America
  • SOC 4600 Research Methodology
  • SOC 4725 Social Theory
  • SOC 4740 Statistical Analysis

Criminology

  • SOC 3200 Criminology
  • SOC 3120 Sociology of Law
  • SOC 4861 Criminology Internship

 

Beyond the Five Sociology and Three Criminology courses required of all Sociology/criminology double majors, students select Five Sociology electives and Seven other Criminology/Sociology or cognate courses for a total of 12 electives

Sociology Elective Courses

  • SOC 2002 Social Problems
  • SOC 2050 Social Work
  • SOC 3040 Juvenile Delinquency
  • SOC 3050(W) Female Deviance, Crime and Social Control
  • SOC 3060 White Collar Crime
  • SOC 3380(W) Race, Class and Crime
  • SOC 3120 Sociology of Law
  • SOC 3150 Social Movements
  • SOC 3250 Social Change
  • SOC 3300(W) Sociology of Education
  • SOC 3330 Race and Ethnic Minorities
  • SOC 3350 Alternative Approaches to Criminal Justice
  • SOC 3370 Urban Sociology
  • SOC 3400 Population Problems
  • SOC 3430 Criminal Justice and Mental Health
  • SOC 3450 Sociology of the Family
  • SOC 3500 Domestic Violence
  • SOC 3600 Sociology of Health
  • SOC 3700 Hate Crimes
  • SOC 3800 Sociology of Gender
  • SOC 3850 Sociology of Aging
  • SOC 4860 Social Service Field Work
  • SOC 4810 Directed Study

 

Criminology Elective Courses

  • SOC 3040 Juvenile Delinquency
  • SOC 3050(W) Female Deviance, Crime and Social Control
  • SOC 3060 White Collar Crime
  • SOC 3080(W) Race, Class and Crime
  • SOC 3350 Alternative Approaches to Criminal Justice
  • SOC 3370 Urban Sociology
  • SOC 3430 Criminal Justice and Mental Health
  • SOC 3500 Domestic Violence
  • SOC 3700 Hate Crimes

 

Only two of the seven elective courses can include the following:

  • SOC 2002 Social Problems
  • SOC 2050 Social Work
  • SOC 4810 Directed Study

 

One elective can be chosen from the following list of cognate courses. Cognates are courses related to the field of Criminology, but found outside of the Sociology Department

In the Philosophy Department

  • PHL 2500 Theories of Justice
  • PHL 3020 Philosophy of Law

In the Political Science Department

  • POL 3150 Criminal Law
  • POL 3151 American Constitutional Law

In the Psychology Department

  • PSY 3340 Developmental Psychopathology
  • PSY 3410 Adult Psychopathology