College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Sociology & Criminology

Criminology and Psychology Major

Sociology (30 hours)

  • SW 200SO Understanding Society
  • SO 311 Law and Society
  • SO 321 Crime and Society or SO 345 Deviance and Social Control
  • SO 323 Race and Ethnic Relations or SO 326 Gender, Race and Crime, or SO 347 Urban Community
  • SO 351 Punishment and Society
  • SO 355 International Crime or SO 353 Juvenile Justice and Delinquency
  • SO 391W Seminar in Social Theory (prereq: SW 200SO, two sociology courses, Junior standing)
  • SO 393 Seminar in Research Methods (prereq: SW 200SO, one sociology course, SO 293 or equivalent, Junior standing)
  • SO 486 Senior Research Seminar I (SO 391W, SO 393, Senior standing) (2 cr. hrs.)
  • SO 487 Senior Research Seminar II (SO 486) (1 cr. hr.)
  • SO 360 Selected Topics in Criminal Justice  (This course may be substituted for one of the above course requirements with the permission of the Sociology Department Head.)
  • Internship (three hours to be applied toward major)  
    or  
    a Service Learning Course SO 484 (3 hours) or SO 485 (6 hours)

Psychology (30 hours)

  • SW 250 Psychological Inquiry
  • PS 202 Learning and Memory
  • PS 210 Research Methods/Statistics I
  • PS 211 Research Methods/Statistics II
  • PS 235 Biological Bases of Behavior
  • PS 310 Statistics in Psychology
  • PS 320 Life Span Developmental Psychology
  • PS 350 Social Psychology
  • PS 440 Psychology of Personality
  • Select One Seminar or Thesis (3 hours)
    • PS 475 Advanced Seminar in Cognitive Psychology
    • PS 476 Advanced Seminar in Biopsychology
    • PS 477 Advanced Seminar in Social Psychology
    • PS 478 Advanced Seminar in Developmental Psychology
    • PS 479 Advanced Seminar in Applied Psychology
    • PS 499 Honors Thesis