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College of LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES

Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Crime and Delinquency Studies


Bachelor of Arts in Crime and Delinquency Studies

The Bachelor of Arts degree in Crime and Delinquency Studies traditionally has been a broad based liberal arts degree designed to provide the student with a solid foundation in Crime and Delinquency Studies and course work in a variety of other liberal arts disciplines.  The Bachelor of Arts degree program is designed primarily for those students who intend to pursue an advanced degree in Crime and Delinquency Studies, Juvenile Justice, or Law.  In keeping with that tradition, students pursuing a B.A. in Crime and Delinquency Studies at Emporia State University are required to complete a total of 36 semester hours in Sociology, Anthropology and Crime and Delinquency Studies.   All students working toward the B.A. in Crime and Delinquency Studies are required to complete a 24-hour “Required Core” and complete12 hours in Secondary courses.  Students must earn a GPA of 2.0 or better in their major.

Required Core for BA in Sociology

SO 125 Introduction to Criminal Justice

(3)

Fall Only

SO 310 Law Enforcement

(3)

Spring Only

SO 353 Criminology

(3)

Fall Only

SO 403 Sociology of Corrections

(3)

Spring Only

SO 418 Juvenile Delinquency

(3)

Fall Only

SO 450 Research Methods

(3)

Fall Only

SO 510 Theories of Crime and Delinquency

(3)

Spring Only

SO 550 Research Methods and Statistics in Sociology

(3)

Spring Only

Total Hours

24

 
In order to graduate, all courses in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology must earn a grade of at least a "C" or above.

Secondary Courses

6 hours

Choose at least 6 hours from (any combination of)
         AN or SO courses (300 level or above

 

Interdisciplinary courses

 

Choose at least 6 hours from the following:

6 hours

Biology

 

GB140-141  Principles of Biology and Lab

(4)

MC150-151  Molecular and Cellular Biology and Lab

(4)

MC316-317  Microbiology and Lab       

(4)

BO212-213  Biology of Plants and Lab

(4)

ZO214-215  Biology of Animals and Lab

(4)

ZO362-363  Human Anatomy and Physiology and Lab

(5)

Business

 

IS113  Introduction to Microcomputer Applications

(3)

BU255 Business Statistics

(3)

BE330 Business Communications           

(3)

MG342 Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior                  

(3)

BU353 Legal Environment of Business

(3)

Chemistry          

 

CH123-124 Chemistry I and Lab

(5)

CH126-127  Chemistry II and Lab

(5)

CH370-371  General Organic Chemistry and Lab   

(5)

CH376-377  Quantitative Analysis and Lab

(5)

CH506  Environmental Chemistry          

(3-4)

Communication

 

SP200 Advanced Interpersonal Communication     

(3)

SP201 Advanced Public Speaking

(3)

SP303 Organizational Communication

(3)

SP305 Principles of Public Relations

(3)

SP315 Small Group Communication

(3)

SP350 Intercultural Communication        

(3)

SP360 Communication and Gender

(3)

SP500  Conflict Resolution                                               

(3)

Computer Information Systems

 

IS113  Introduction to Microcomputer Applications

(3)

IS213  Management Information Systems Concepts

(3)

IS253  Visual Basic Programming      

(2)

IS283  COBOL Programming                                               

(3)

IS333  Business Computer Systems Analysis

(3)

IS343   Web-Based Business Applications

(3)

Modern Languages

 

AS310  Introduction to East Asian Cultures           

(3)

AS313  ChineseLanguage and Culture III       

(4)

AS320  Introduction to Modern Asia       

(3)

FL100  Special Projects in Foreign Language

(1-5)

FR110  French Language and Culture I

(5)

FR313  French Language and Culture III

(4)

GR110 German Language and Culture I

(5)

GR313 German Language and Culture III

(4)

SA110  Spanish Language and Culture I

(5)

SA210  Spanish Language and Culture II

(5)

SA313  Spanish Language and Culture III

(4)

Public Affairs

 

PO322  State and Local Government Politics

(3)

PO350  Public Administration

(3)

PO351  Seminar in Public Affairs

(3)

PO444  Constitutional Law I

(3)

PO445  Constitutional Law II

(3)

PO448  The American Judiciary

(3)

PO480  Introduction to Law

(1-3)

Psychology

 

PY230  Applied Psychology

(3)

PY333  Social Psychology

(3)

PY343  Cognitive Psychology

(3)

PY427  Abnormal Psychology

(3)

PY520  Statistics I

(3)

PY722  Theories of Learning

(3)

Rehabilitation Education

 

RE290  Introduction of Rehabilitation Programs

(3)

RE392  Survey of Mental/Psychological Disabilities

(3)

RE510  Helping Relationships in Counseling          

(3)

RE560  Rehabilitation of the Juvenile/Adult Offender            

(2)

RE660   Introduction to Addictions        

(2)

In addition to the above requirements, students pursuing a Bachelors of Arts degree in crime and delinquency studies are required to complete university requirements for liberal arts majors. A student must choose a second major, a minor, or have a second program of study under the B.A. degree. Students must earn a GPA of 2.0 or better in the major.

*A minimum of 10 semester hours of One Modern Language must be completed toward the major. 
*A minimum of 15 hours toward the major must be completed at ESU. 
*A photography course is recommended.

 

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