Criminology B.S.

A minimum of 121 credits is required for graduation.  All major requirements must be completed with a grade of C or better

Requirements for the Major: 61-63 Credits


For the complete list of requirements, please visit the University Bulletin here.

Note: While CRIM 294, 296, and 494 provide students with terrific opportunities and learning experiences, these credits may NOT be counted in fulfillment of the Criminology major requirements. They may, however, be used as elective credits to count toward the credit requirement for graduation.

Note: Internship credits will be counted towards elective credits, unless approved by the internship coordinator to the departments requirement for LA 495

Important Notes for Change of Location Students

  • 24 of the credits related to the primary area of study stipulated under "requirements for the major" must be completed at University Park, as per the requirement, Establishing Residency in a Major, as per University Policy.
  • Change of Location Students must take CRIM 249 and  CRIM 250W at University Park. CRIMJ 250W will only be used as elective credits.

General Education: 45 credits
(4 credits are included in the Requirements for the Major)

Electives: Minimum of 16

First-Year Seminar:
(Included in Electives or General Education course selection)

Writing Across The Curriculum:
(Included in Requirements for the Major)

United States Cultures & International Cultures Courses:
(Included in Electives or General Education course selection)