Minor in Criminology, Law, and Society

Criminology, Law, and Society provides a foundation for students seeking to supplement their major area of study, to develop knowledge and skills needed for criminological, law, and justice related occupations, or to lay foundation for law school or graduate study in sociology, criminology, or justice fields. Students take a range of sociology courses that provide theoretical and practical knowledge while exposing students to current sociological, legal, and justice issues. 

SOC 100Introduction to Sociology3-4
or SOC 163 Social Problems
SOC 275Criminology3
SOC 378Law and Society3
or SOC 477 Sociology of Law
Choose three courses from the following (9 hours minimum); at least 3 hours must be at the 300- or 400-level:9
Sociology of Gender
Race and Ethnicity
Sociology of Deviance
Social Stratification
Law and Society 1
Individual Study 2
Topics in Sociology 2
Internships 2
Sociology of Law 1
Advanced Independent Study 2
Advanced Topics in Sociology 2
Total Hours18
1

 If not taken as part of the core.

2

 Advisor approval required -- course topic must be focused in criminology and/or law.