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Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Crime and Delinquency Studies


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

SO 510 Theories of Crime and Delinquency

(3)

Spring Only

SO 550 Research Methods and Statistics in Sociology

(3)

Spring Only

Total Hours

24

 
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 
Total of 21Hours

15 hours from Sociology and 6 hours from Interdisciplinary courses


Choose at least 15 hours from a combination of AN or SO
                   (300 level or above) courses


Choose at least 6 hours from the following Interdisicplinary courses:

Biology

 

GB 140-141  Principles of Biology and Lab

(4)

MC 150-151  Molecular and Cellular Biology and Lab

(4)

MC 316-317  Microbiology and Lab       

(4)

BO 212-213  Biology of Plants and Lab

(4)

ZO 214-215  Biology of Animals and Lab

(4)

ZO 362-363  Human Anatomy and Physiology and Lab

(5)

Business

 

IS 113   Introduction to Microcomputer Applications

(3)

BU 55 Business Statistics

(3)

BE 330 Business Communications           

(3)

MG 342 Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior                  

(3)

BU 353 Legal Environment of Business

(3)

Chemistry          

 

CH 123-124 Chemistry I and Lab

(5)

CH 126-127  Chemistry II and Lab

(5)

CH 370-371  General Organic Chemistry and Lab   

(5)

CH 376-377  Quantitative Analysis and Lab

(5)

CH 506  Environmental Chemistry          

(3-4)

Communication

 

SP 200 Advanced Interpersonal Communication     

(3)

SP 201 Advanced Public Speaking

(3)

SP 303 Organizational Communication

(3)

SP 305 Principles of Public Relations

(3)

SP 315 Small Group Communication

(3)

SP 350 Intercultural Communication        

(3)

SP 360 Communication and Gender

(3)

SP 500  Conflict Resolution                                                        

(3)

Computer Information Systems

 

IS 113  Introduction to Microcomputer Applications

(3)

IS 213  Management Information Systems Concepts

(3)

IS 253  Visual Basic Programming      

(2)

IS 283  COBOL Programming                                                   

(3)

IS 333  Business Computer Systems Analysis

(3)

IS 343   Web-Based Business Applications

(3)

Public Affairs

 

PO 322   State and Local Government Politics

(3)

PO 350  Public Administration

(3)

PO 351  Seminar in Public Affairs

(3)

PO 444  Constitutional Law I

(3)

PO 445  Constitutional Law II

(3)

PO 448  The American Judiciary

(3)

PO 480  Introduction to Law

(1-3)

Psychology

 

PY 230  Applied Psychology

(3)

PY 333  Social Psychology

(3)

PY 343  Cognitive Psychology

(3)

PY 427  Abnormal Psychology

(3)

PY 520  Statistics I

(3)

PY 722  Theories of Learning

(3)

Rehabilitation Education

 

RE 290  Introduction of Rehabilitation Programs

(3)

RE 392  Survey of Mental/Psychological Disabilities

(3)

RE 510  Helping Relationships in Counseling          

(3)

RE 560  Rehabilitation of the Juvenile/Adult Offender            

(2)

RE 660   Introduction to Addictions        

(2)

                                                                                  
*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 May 14, 2009

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