Bachelor of Science in Crime and Delinquency Studies

The Bachelor of Science degree in sociology is designed to provide a student with in-depth academic preparation in the field of Crime and Delinquency.  The B.S. degree is designed primarily for those students who intend to pursue careers in Crime and Delinquency Studies, juvenile justice, law enforcement, government agencies, and other related fields, or who want more extensive preparation in the discipline of Crime and Delinquency Studies for advanced degree programs.  Students must earn a GPA of 2.0 or better in their major. Students pursuing the B.S. degree in Crime and Delinquency Studies are required to complete 24 hours "Required Core" courses and are required to complete 21 hours in secondary courses.  Students must earn a GPA of 2.0 or better in their major.

Required Core for BS in Crime and Delinquency Studies

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-Juniors

SO 510 Theories of Crime and Delinquency

(3)

Spring Only-Juniors

SO 550 Research Methods and Statistics in Sociology

(3)

Spring Only-Juniors

SO 580 Senior Capstone

(1)

Fall only-Seniors

Total Hours

25

 
All courses in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology must earn a grade of at least "C" or above that will be applied to their major.

Secondary Courses

 

Choose at least 14 hours from (any combination of) AN or SO 300 level or above

    14 hours

Interdisciplinary Courses

 

Choose at least 6 hours of 300 level or above in one or more academic fields of interest other than Sociology, Anthropology, and Crime and Delinquency Studies

     6 hours

Total Hours

     20

                                                                                 
*A minimum of 21 hours toward the major must be completed at ESU, and 45 hours must be completed at the 300 and above level. 
*A photography course is recommended.

Last Updated January, 2017

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