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Program Overview

The field of criminology involves every vital area of human interaction.  From issues of social justice to urban life, social stratification, and family relations, criminology provides insight into the human condition.

A minor in criminology provides you with an understanding of basic sociological concepts and processes and an opportunity to explore the professional field of criminal justice. The criminology minor allows you to select courses that focus on the fundamentals of working within the criminal justice system.

Program Highlights

The interdisciplinary nature of criminology, beyond offering practical experience, produces well-rounded graduates capable of expressing ideas with clarity and confidence. Within the liberal arts setting, you will be equipped with powerful tools: analytical reasoning, precise communication, and persuasive speaking and writing. Combined with a broad base of historical and political knowledge, these elements form a foundation for active leadership in your chosen career.

Career Potential

Numerous governmental service jobs at various levels are open to individuals who have been trained in sociology. Possible jobs include police service, juvenile and adult probation/parole and corrections as well as service to the courts.

Curriculum

REQUIREMENTS:

SOC 307 Criminology
SOC 312 Sociology of Deviance
SOC 314 Juvenile Delinquency
SOC 317 Introduction to Criminal Justice
 
Two courses from the following group:
SOC 213 Adolescent Addiction
SOC 247 Hi-Technology Crime
SOC 248 Criminal Courts
SOC 250 Working with Adolescents
SOC 255 Organized Crime
SOC 256 Serial Killers
SOC 264 Victimology
SOC 275 Sociology of Mental Illness
SOC 345 Social Problems: A World at Risk
SOC 348 Police and Society
SOC 402/403 Crime Scene Investigation

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1145 King Road, Immaculata, PA. 19345 p. 610-647-4400 or call toll-free: 1-877-42 TODAY
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Immaculata University | Copyright ©2015 All Rights Reserved