Criminology, B.A.

A minor is required with this major.

Requirements: (39 credits)

Required Courses:

CRM 110Introduction to the Criminal Justice System

3

CRM 230Law Enforcement & Society

3

CRM 231Criminal Procedure and the Courts

3

CRM 238Corrections

3

CRM 260Criminology

3

CRM 322Research Methods in Criminal Justice

4

CRM 435Supervised Field Studies in Criminal Justice I

3

and

3 credits of 200-level CRM elective

6 credits of 300-level CRM elective

8 credits of 400-level CRM electives

Related Requirements:

PHIL 144Moral Issues

3

and

STAT 104Elementary Statistics

3

or

STAT 200Business Statistics

3

or

STAT 215Statistics for Behavioral Sciences I

3

All related requirements courses must have a grade of C- or higher

Five Year Accelerated Program in Criminology & Criminal Justice

Eligible students can apply for admission to the Five Year Accelerated B.A./M.S.  in the Spring of their junior year of study.  Selected students will be able to complete a B.A. in Criminology and a M.S. in Criminal Justice in 5 years.  For accepted students, two graduate courses will double-count as two 300-level undergraduate CRM courses.  Students typically apply in the Spring of their junior year of study and must meet the requirements specified below:  

a)  Completed 84 earned credit hours by the end of the Fall semester of their junior year.  At least 30 credits must have been earned at CCSU

b) Completed CRM 322 (research methods) and a statistics course with at least a B-

c) Have at least a 3.3 cumulative grade point average

d) Have at least a 3.0 grade point average in Criminology courses

How to apply:  Students will submit a resume, essay, and one recommendation letter from a CCSU Criminology professor to the Graduate Program Director by February 10th.

 Note: After acceptance, students must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average.    

Students can see the undergraduate program page of the  Criminology website for more information about the Five-year Accelerated program at: https://www.ccsu.edu/criminology/undergrad.html