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Criminology, Applied (Minor)

Faculty: Humanities & Social Sciences
Department: Criminology
Credits: 27.0
Credential: Minor
program overview

Interested in supplementing your degree with courses in criminology? If you are completing a degree in another field of study, you can apply for a Minor in Applied Criminology as a secondary credential. Consider using it to fulfil your elective requirements or to sub-specialize your studies.

Demand for graduates with applied skills in areas such as crime prevention, risk assessment, demographic research, crisis intervention and conflict de-escalation is high. A secondary credential in criminology could make you more appealing to employers in criminology-related fields.

curriculum framework

Minor in Applied Criminology

  • This minor is available for any non-Criminology Bachelor's degree student
  • Successful completion of 27 credits
  • 15 credits upper level coursework required

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits

CRIM 1100

Introduction to the Criminal Justice System

3.00

CRIM 1150

Introduction to Criminology

3.00

CRIM ELECTIVE 

Select two lower level CRIM courses (1000/2999)

6.00

UPLV CRIM ELECTIVE

Select five upper level CRIM courses (3000/5999)

15.00

Total Credits

 

27.00

admission requirements

There are no separate admission requirements for a minor, but you must be enrolled in a degree program in order to complete a minor.

program cost

You can get an average cost for your program - tuition and student fees, books, uniforms, lab fees etc - on the Program Cost page. 

Only programs approved for student loan funding are listed on the Program Cost page. For all other programs, refer to the Tuition Fee page.

curriculum guidelines

Program Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this program and do not see a listing for the starting semester/year of the program, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

upcoming info sessions
Thursday 5:00 PM October 18, 2018 NWC room: #N2201 register»
Tuesday 5:00 PM November 13, 2018 COQ room: #A1470 register»
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