Requirements

Hours 66

Major Courses - 36 hours

CRM 103 Foundations of Criminal Justice (3) LAS
CRM 105 Elements of Inquiry (3)
CRM 217 Cops, Bobbies & Thief-Takers (3) LAS
CRM 218 Victimology (3) LAS
CRM 220 Courts in America (3) LAS
CRM 225 Sex Crimes (3) LAS
CRM 230 Crime Prevention (3) LAS
CRM 295 Corrections (3) LAS
CRM 330 Victim Treatment & Services (3)
CRM 370 Criminological Theory (3) LAS
CRM 375 Criminology Research (3)
CRM 400 Senior Thesis (3)

Cognate Courses – 18 hours

JCG 256 Race and Justice (3)
LGS 151 Legal Principles (3)
MTH 174 Statistics I (3) CMA
PSY 103 Intro to Psychology (3)
PSY 212 Domestic Violence (3)
SOC 103 Our Social World (3)

Major Electives - 12 hours - Select 12 hours of additional courses from the following:

CRM 204 Bullies & Bullets:Victimization in Schools (3)
CRM 335 Victimization in the Digital World (3)
PSY 225 Human Sexuality (3)
PSY 340 Abnormal Psychology        
PSY 390 Counseling Theories (3)
SOC 202 Race, Class & Gender (3)
SOC 222 Health & Crime (3)
SOC 289 Women’s Issues & the Law (3)
SWK 220 Introduction to Social Work (3)
SWK 226 Mental Health & Social Work (3)

A grade of "C" or higher is required in all major, minor, and cognate courses.

Students majoring in Criminology with Victimology concentration cannot also complete the victim studies minor.

Criminology majors must earn at least 50% of their major credits at Mount St. Joseph University. In addition, no more than 6 credit hours of independent study and/or consortium/online courses may be used toward graduation requirements. Students may earn up to 3 service learning credits and/or CRM 396/CRM 496 Co-op credits in addition to major, cognate, and major elective requirements.

Recommended minors for the Criminology major are: Forensic Science, Legal Studies, Sociology or Victim Studies.