Criminology (BA) (16CRIMNBA)

Critical Path Courses – Identify using the code (CP) which courses are considered critical path courses which represent specific major requirements that are predictive of student success in a given program/plan. Place the (CP) next to the credit hours for the course.

Freshman Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
ENG 101 Academic Writing & Research H 4 History II2 3
FL 201 Foreign LanguageK,8 3 ST 311 Introduction to Statistics A 3
SOC 202 Principles of Sociology 3 GEP Natural Science B 3
History IC,1 3 PS 201 American Politics & Government D, 7 3
MathematicsA 3 Additional Social Science 7 3
HES *** Health & Exercise Studies E 1
16 16

Sophomore Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
SOC 300 Sociology Research Methods 4 Sociological Theory (SOC 400 or SOC 401) 3
Sociology Elective (2xx or 3xx) 3 Sociology Elective (3xx or 4xx) 3
Literature I3 3 Literature II4 3
GEP Natural Science w/lab B 4 SOC 306 CriminologyD,7 3
HES 1** Fitness and Wellness E 1 GEP Additional Breadth Requirement (MS/NS/E)F 3
15 15

Junior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
SOC Criminology Elective (SOC 4xx) 10 3 SOC Elective (3xx/4xx) 3
PS 305 Justice Sys in Amer Political Process 7 3 SOC Elective (3xx/4xx) 3
GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives G 3  GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives G  2-3
Free Electives9 6 Free Electives9 6
15 15

Senior Year

Fall Semester Credit Spring Semester Credit
SOC Criminology Elective (SOC 4xx)10 3 PS Criminology Elective11 3
Arts and Letters6 3 SOC Criminology Elective (SOC 4xx)10 3
PhilosophyC,5 3 SOC 413 Criminal Justice Field Work 4
Free Elective9 6 Free Elective9 6
15 16

Minimum Credit Hours Required for Graduation*I,J,K,12,13: 122

Major/Program Footnotes

  1. History I One 3-credit course required from the College-approved History I course list (a 200-level survey course covering a culture significantly different from our own, i.e., ancient or non-Western)
  2. History II One 3-credit course required from the College-approved History II course list (a 200-level survey course covering our own or a similar culture, i.e., United States or other Western Culture)
  3. Literature I One 3-credit hour course required from the College-approved Literature I list (a survey course covering literature outside the U.S. and prior to the 20th century)
  4. Literature II One 3-credit hour course required from the College-approved Literature II list (any course that meets the Literature I requirement, or a course in American or Twentieth Century Literature, or an upper division survey course or literature course in a period, genre, or major figure in English, a foreign language in English translation, or the original foreign language)
  5. Philosophy Any PHI course on the approved GEP-Humanities list
  6. Arts and Letters One 3-credit hour course is required from the College-approved Arts & Letters course list
  7. Social Sciences Twelve (12) credit hours required from three different disciplines, six (6) must be on GEP-Social Sciences list
  8. Foreign Language Completion of FLx 201, or comparable proficiency as demonstrated by examination
  9. Free Electives Only 12 credit hours of free electives may be taken for credit only (S/U)
  10. Soc 4xx Criminology electives: Select course from department approved list
  11. 11. Political Science (PS) Criminology elective: One 3-credit hour course from the department approved list
  12. Major Residency Requirements: Minimum of 15 hours of sociology at NC State. At least 9 of these hours at 300 level or above with a minimum of 3 hours at the 400 level or above completed at NC State
  13. Major Grade Point Average (GPA) Requirements: All students must have a 2.0 overall GPA and a 2.0 major GPA to be eligible for graduation

 

*General Education Program (GEP) requirements and GEP Footnotes:

To complete the requirements for graduation and the General Education Program, the following category credit hours and co-requisites must be satisfied.

University approved GEP course lists for each of the following categories can be found at http://www.ncsu.edu/uap/academic-standards/gep/courselists/index.html.

A. Mathematical Sciences (6 credit hours – one course with MA or ST prefix)
Choose from the University approved GEP Mathematical Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  Minimum requirements are satisfied by Major mathematic/statistics/logic requirements.

B. Natural Sciences (7 credit hours – include one laboratory course or course with a lab)
Choose from the University approved GEP Natural Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  Minimum requirements are satisfied by Major Natural Sciences requirements.

C. Humanities (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Humanities course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  Minimum requirements are satisfied by College History I and Philosophy requirements.

D. Social Sciences (6 credit hours selected from two different disciplines/course prefixes)
Choose from the University approved GEP Social Sciences course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:  Minimum requirements are satisfied by College Social Sciences requirement.

E. Physical Education/Healthy Living (2 credit hours – at least one 100-level Fitness and Wellness Course)
Choose from the University approved GEP Physical Education/Healthy Living course list.

F. Additional Breadth  – (3 credit hours to be selected from the following checked University approved GEP course lists)
     Humanities/Social Sciences/Visual and Performing Arts or  X Mathematical Sciences/Natural Sciences/Engineering

G. Interdisciplinary Perspectives (5-6 credit hours)
Choose from the University approved GEP Interdisciplinary Perspectives course list or the following course(s) if completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill part or all of this requirement:      

H. Introduction to Writing (4 credit hours satisfied by completing ENG 101 with a C- or better)

The following Co-Requisites must be satisfied to complete the General Education Program requirements:

I. U.S. Diversity (USD)
Choose from the University approved GEP U.S. Diversity course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the U.S. Diversity (USD) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:      

J. Global Knowledge (GK)
Choose from the University approved GEP Global Knowledge course list or choose a course identified on the approved GEP course lists as meeting the Global Knowledge (GK) co-requisite. The following course(s) completed as part of the Major requirements may fulfill this requirement:       

K. Foreign Language proficiency – Proficiency at the FL_102 level is required for graduation.

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