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Courses for a Degree in Criminology

In addition to a focus on criminology courses, colleges typically require completion of courses and electives in each of the Arts, Math, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences areas. Below are some sample courses:

Criminology Courses:

  • Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • Introduction to Criminology
  • Criminal Law and Society
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Criminology
  • The Police and Society
  • Serial Crime
  • Victimology
  • Corrections
  • Criminal Procedures
  • Criminal Evidence
  • Deviant Behavior
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Homeland Security
  • Terrorism and Social Control

General Curriculum Requirements

  • Arts Courses: Art, History, Languages, Literature, Music
  • Math Courses: Algebra, Calculus, Computer Science, Logic, Statistics
  • Natural Sciences Courses: Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics
  • Social Sciences Courses: Anthropology, Economics, Government, Psychology, Sociology