Certificate in Criminology & Criminal Justice
The certificate in Criminology & Criminal Justice is designed to provide students information about criminal behavior and the criminal justice system to advance current careers, prepare for a new career path, or earn valuable credit toward a Bachelor's degree. The certificate will offer information to gain a solid foundation about career relevant topics that include: policing, security, victim services, juvenile justice, law, social services, and corrections.

Required Coursework
The certificate consists of 6 courses for a total of 18 credit hours met through completing four blocks of study.

Block One
All students must complete the following course:

  • 1100 Introduction to Criminology and Criminal Justice

Block Two
Select at least one of the following three courses:

  • 1110 Theories of Crime
  • 1120 Criminal Law
  • 2130 Criminal Justice Policy

Block Three
Select at least one of the following three courses:

  • 2240 Policing
  • 2250 Courts
  • 2260 Corrections

Block Four

  • Select at least two CRIMIN courses at the 3000-level or higher, with the exception os CRIMIN 3280.
  • One additional CRIMIN course.