Catalog 2010-2012


Students interested in this program must submit a completed Application for Admission to Graduate Study and should contact the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminology for any other admission requirements.  Graduate information and application for graduate admission can be found at

The Graduate Record Examination (General Test) is not required for admission to the program.

Students entering this program should have taken the following courses or their equivalents:

Sociology/Criminology: 980:001, 980:080, 982:025.

The major in Criminology is available on the thesis option only. A minimum of 31-34 semester hours, including 6 hours of 982:299 research, is required. A minimum of 15 hours of 200/6000-level course work is required.



  Sociology Research Methodology: 980:201; 980:260; 980:278.....9 hours

  Criminology: 982:250; 982:251; 982:253.....9 hours

  Thesis Research: 982:299.....6 hours

  Proseminar in Criminology: 982:240.....1 hour

Electives (must be approved by advisor and Graduate Coordinator).....6-9 hours

31-34 hours