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Double Major Soc & CJ

A combined Bachelor of Arts degree from the Department of Sociology and Justice Studies offers a broad access to understanding ways to critically synthesize what is learned in the liberal arts program and contemporary criminological inquiry as well as applied course work in sociology and criminal justice. This double major degree allow students to broaden a variety of career paths in sociology and criminal justice.

What will I study?

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology & Criminal Justice (100-101 Credits)

Introduction-10 credits
SOCI 101 Intro to Sociology (5)
CRIM 300 Intro to Criminal Justice System (5) OR SOCI 301 Survey of Criminology (5)

Foundation Courses-15 credits
SOCI 455 Criminological Theory OR SOCI 465 Cont. Soc. Theory (5)
SOCI 398 Intro to Social Statistics (5) or csbs 320 (5)
SOCI 357 Methods for Social Research (5) or CRIM 330 (5)

Disciplinary Core Courses-35 credits
SOCI 351 Social Stratification (5)
SOCI 363 Sociology of Deviance (5)
CRIM 340 Ethics in Criminal Justice (5) OR PHIL 212 Introductory Ethics (5)
CRIM 421 Restorative Justice (5) replaces SOCI 470 Social Change (5)
SOCI 481 Social Psychology (5) replaces PSYC 302 Abnormal Psychology (5)
CRIM 382 Criminal Justice Organization & Administration (5)
POLI 306 Criminal Law (5)

Social Justice and Community Engagement-15 credits
CRIM 420 Peacemaking Criminology (5)
SOCI 485 Sociology of Revolutions (5)
AND ONE OF FOLLOWING:
SOCI 320 Race and Ethnicity (5)
SOCI 321 Sex and Gender (5)
SOCI 482 Power and Identity (5)

Institutions and Civil Society-10 credits
CRIM 360 Women in Prison (5)
CRIM 460 Penology (5)
OR ONE OF FOLLOWING:
SOCI 362 Sociology of Politics ( 5)
SOCI 370 Sociology of Family (5)
SOCI 472 Sociology of Religion (5)

Sociological/Criminal Justice Practice Course---5/6 credits
SOCI 489 Doing Sociology (5)
SOCI 495 Internship (5) or CRIM 495 Internship (6)

Capstone or Thesis-5 credits
CRIM 490 Senior Capstone (5)
SOCI 490 Senior Capstone (5)
SOCI 491 Senior Thesis (5)

Elective Courses-5 credits in Criminal Justice (see CJ Major section)

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