Contact Criminology

Director: Barbara Rockell
Email: brockell@sjfc.edu
Phone: (585) 385-2134

Criminology Program Requirements


Note: The Undergraduate Catalog contains the most detailed Criminology degree information including program requirements and course descriptions.


B.A. in Criminology

Required Criminology Courses (21)

  • CRIM 112 - Criminology
  • CRIM 115 - CC Crime and Punishment
  • CRIM 230 - CC Prison Nation
  • SOCI 101D - P3 Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCI 223 - Sociology of the Family
  • SOCI 280C - Social Research Methods
  • CRIM 415 - Capstone

Advanced Criminology Courses (9)

Choose three (3) courses from the following:

  • CRIM 308 - Women and Crime
  • CRIM 312 - Punishment Perspectives
  • CRIM 322 - Socio-Legal Foundations of U.S. Criminal Justice
  • CRIM 330 - Special Topics in Criminology
  • CRIM 342 - Convict Criminology
  • CRIM 343 - Juvenile Justice
  • CRIM 362 - Police and the Law

Electives (12)

Choose four (4) Criminology electives from the list below:

  • ANTH 106D - P5 Cross-Cultural Interaction
  • ANTH 226 - P2 Anthropology of Law
  • CRIM 335 - Crime and the Media
  • CRIM 490 - Internship
  • CRIM 496 - Independent Study
  • SOCI 111C - P3 Sociology of Crime
  • SOCI 232C - P3 Juvenile Delinquency
  • SOCI 238 - Deviant Behavior
  • SOCI 307C - Sociology of Law
  • SOCI 314 - U.S. Race Relations
  • SOCI 315 - Our Gendered World
  • SOCI 381 - Thinking Sociologically
  • SOCI 385 - Regulating the Addicted and Impaired
  • STAT 160 - P4 Data Analysis and Social Research

Note: You may double-major in Criminology and Sociology, but on the two courses specifically required in each major - SOCI 101D and SOCI 280C - may be counted in both majors. If you major in Criminology and minor in Sociology, you may only apply SOCI 101D to both.

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