Criminology
Arkansas State University - Jonesboro
Bachelor of Arts
Major:  Criminology
 2006-2007
Students requiring developmental course work based on low entrance exam scores (ACT, SAT, ASSET, COMPASS) may not be able to complete this program of study in eight (8) semesters.  Developmental courses do not count toward total degree hours.  Students having completed college level courses prior to enrollment will be assisted by their advisor in making appropriate substitutions.   In most cases, general education courses may be interchanged between semesters.    A minimum of 45 hours of upper division credit (3000-4000 level) is required for this degree.  Mandatory state and institutional assessment exams will be required during your degree program.  Failure to participate in required assessments may delay graduation.
Year 1   Year 1
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ENG 1003 Composition I 3 X   ENG 1013 Composition II 3 X
SOC 1913 FYE Seminar 3     SOC 2223 Social Problems 3  
SOC 2213 Principles of Sociology 3 X   POSC 2103 U.S. Government 3 X
CRIM 1023 Intro Criminal Justice 3     MATH 1023 College Algebra 3 X
PHIL 1103 or PHIL 1503 or SCOM 1203 Intro to Philosophy or Logic and Practical Reasoning or Oral Communication 3 X   THEA 2503 Fine Arts Theatre 3 X
          PE 1002 Concepts of Fitness 2 X
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   17  
Year 2   Year 2
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
ART 2503 Fine Arts Visual 3 X   ENG 2003 or ENG 2013 or PHIL 1103 Intro to Literature I or Intro to Literature II or Intro to Philosophy (if not taken for Critical Thinking requirement) 3 X
HIST 2763 or 2773 or ECON 2313 or 2333 or POSC 1003 or PSY 2013  US to 1876 or US since 1876 or Principles of Macroeconomics or Economic Issues and Concepts or Intro to Politics or Intro to Psychology 3 X   SPAN 1023 Elementary Spanish II 3  
BIOL 1003 Biological  Science 3 X   PHSC 1203 Physical Science 3 X
BIOL 1001 Biological Science Lab 1 X   PHSC 1201 Physical Science Lab 1 X
SPAN 1013 Elementary Spanish I 3     CRIM Elective 3  
ANTH 2233 or HIST 1013 or 1023 or GEOG 2613 Intro to Cultural Anthropology or World Civilization to 1660 or World Civilization since 1660 or Intro to Geography 3 X   CRIM Elective 3  
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   16  
Year 3   Year 3
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
SOC 3383 Social Statistics 3     SOC 4293 Methods of Research 3  
SOC 3381 Social Statistics Lab 1     CRIM 3223 Police & Society 3  
CRIM 3183 or 3193  Institutional Corrections or Community Corrections 3     SPAN 2023 Intermediate Spanish II 3  
SPAN 2013 Intermediate Spanish I 3     SOC 3293 Social Behavior 3  
CRIM 3263 Criminology 3     CRIM 3000/4000 Elective 3  
CRIM Elective 3            
Total Hours   16     Total Hours   15  
                 
Year 4   Year 4
Fall Semester   Spring Semester
Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed   Course No. Course Name Hrs Gen Ed
CRIM 4103 Criminal Justice System 3     CRIM 3000/4000 Elective 3  
POSC 3183 Criminal Law & Con 3     ELECTIVE 3000/4000 or Minor 3  
CRIM  3000/4000 Elective or Minor 3     ELECTIVE 3000/4000 or Minor 3  
CRIM 3000/4000 Elective or Minor 3     ELECTIVE 3000/4000 or Minor 3  
CRIM Elective or Minor 3     ELECTIVE    3  
Total Hours   15     Total Hours   15  
                 
Total Jr/Sr Hours 46     Total Degree Hours 125  
                 
Graduation Requirements:
Completion of HIST 2763 or HIST 2773 or POSC 2103 
English Proficiency (Grade of C or better in ENG 1003 and ENG 1013)
2.00 GPA in Major
2.00 GPA at ASU
2.00 GPA Overall
Maximum of 31 credit hours via correspondence, extension, examination, PLA, Military or similar means; CLEP (30 hrs max) 
45 JR/SR Hours after completing 30 hours
125 Total Credit Hours
18 of last 24 hours must be ASU-Jonesboro courses
Minimum of 57 hours from 4-year institutions
32 Resident Hours if completing second degree and first degree was not from ASU-J

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