• Sociology 5
  • Sociology: Criminal Justice Track Program Requirements

    The Criminal Justice track in Sociology involves studying the social control agencies that handle criminal offenders: the police, courts, and correctional facilities. Graduates in this area work primarily in the criminal justice system as law enforcement officers, lawyers, courtroom personnel, correctional officers and administrators, parole and probation officers, and related occupations.

     

  • I. Written Composition: 6 hours

    A. Six semester hours from one of the following sequences:

    • EH 101. Written English I (3)
    • EH 102. Written English II (3)
      OR
    • EH 103. Honors English I (3)
    • EH 104. Honors English II (3)
    II. Humanities and Fine Arts: 15 hours

    A. Six semester hours from one of the following sequences:

    • EH 221. British Literature I (3)
    • EH 222. British Literature II (3)
      OR
    • EH 231. American Literature I (3)
    • EH 232. American Literature II (3)
      OR
    • EH 213. Honors Literature I (3)
    • EH 214. Honors Literature II (3)
      OR
      Choose one of the following:
    • EH 221. British Literature I (3)
    • EH 222. British Literature II (3)
    • EH 231. American Literature I (3)
    • EH 232. American Literature II (3)
      AND
    • SP 102. Introductory Spanish II (3) (or higher)
      OR
    • FR 102. Introductory French II (3) (or higher)
      OR
      Choose one of the following:
    • EH 221. British Literature I (3)
    • EH 222. British Literature II (3)
    • EH 231. American Literature I (3)
    • EH 232. American Literature II (3)
    • EH 213. Honors Literature I (3)
    • EH 214. Honors Literature II (3)
      AND
    • PL 100. An Introduction to Philosophy: Humans and Society (3)

    Note(s):  Students majoring in English and English Language Arts must complete this requirement with a literature sequence.

    B. Three semester hours from the following:

    • SH 100. Principles of Public Speaking (3)
    • SH 150. Professional Speaking (3)

    C. Six semester hours from the following:

    • AT 100. Introduction to Art (3)
    • TH 100. Introduction to Theatre (3)
    • MU 100. Introduction to Music (3)
      OR
      For Honors students, one of the three courses listed above AND
    • HR 100. Honors Forum (1) 
    • HR 200. Honors Special Topics: Interdisciplinary (2)
    III. Natural Sciences and Mathematics: 15 hours

    A. Four semester hours from the following:

    • BY 101. Introductory Biology I (4)
    • BY 103. Honors Biology (4)

    B. Four semester hours from the following:

    • CH 101. Introductory General Chemistry (4)
    • CH 111. General Chemistry I (4)
    • EN 100. Introduction to Environmental Sciences (4)
    • ES 100. Introduction to Geology (4)
    • PH 101. Introduction to Physical Sciences (4)
    • PH 190. Astronomy (4)
    • PH 201. College Physics I (4)

    C. Four semester hours from the following not already completed from Section B:

    • BY 102. Introductory Biology II (4)
    • BY 231. Human Anatomy and Physiology I (4)
    • CH 101. Introductory General Chemistry (4)
    • CH 111. General Chemistry I (4)
    • EN 100. Introduction to Environmental Sciences (4)
    • ES 100. Introduction to Geology (4)
    • PH 101. Introduction to Physical Sciences (4)
    • PH 190. Astronomy (4)
    • PH 201. College Physics I (4)

    D. Three semester hours from the following:

    • MH 105. Finite Mathematics (3)
    • MH 113. Precalculus Algebra (3) 

     Note(s):  * MH 113 required for Psychology and Sociology: Traditional Track majors

    IV. History, Social, and Behavioral Sciences: 12 hours

    A. Six semester hours from one of the following sequences:

    • HY 101. History of Western Civilization I (3)
    • HY 102. History of Western Civilization II (3)
      OR
    • HY 103. Honors Western Civilization (3)
    • HY 104. Honors Western Civilization II (3)
      OR
    • HY 211. American History I (3)
    • HY 212. American History II (3)

    B. Six semester hours from the following:

    • AN 100. Introduction to Anthropology (3)
    • EC 201. Principles of Microeconomics (3)
    • EC 202. Principles of Macroeconomics (3)
    • PS 110. American Government (3)
    • PY 100. General Psychology (3)
    • SY 100. Principles of Sociology (3)
      OR
    • SY 110. Social Problems (3)

     Note(s):  General Social Science certification students must take PY 100. General Psychology (3), and SY 100. Principles of Sociology (3).

    V. UWA Experience: 2 hours

    A. Two semester hours from the following:

    • UWA 101. Freshman Seminar (2)
  • Sociology: Criminal Justice Track

    • CJ 200. Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)
    • CJ 221. Law Enforcement (3)
      OR
      CJ 260. Corrections (3)
    • CJ 499. Criminal Justice Practicum (3)
    • PS 313. Introduction to Law (3)
    • SY 100. Principles of Sociology (3)
    • SY 110. Social Problems (3)
    • SY 200. Foundations of Sociological Inquiry (3)
    • SY 312. Minority Relations (3)
    • SY 381. Introduction to Criminology (3)
    • SY 382. The Criminal Justice System (3)
    • SY 450. Modern Sociological Theory (3)
    • Approved electives in Sociology (from the 300 - 400 series) (3)

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