Criminology and Sociology Double Major – 58-61 hours
Required Major CoursesSOC – 100Principles of Sociology (3 cr.)
SOC – 236Criminology (3 cr.)
SOC – 374Social Research Principles (3 cr.)
SOC – 480Community Internship (varied course cr.)
SOC – 489Social Theory (3 cr.)
SOC – 495Professional Development (1 cr.)
SOC – 496Research Capstone (3 cr.)
or
SOC – 498Honors Thesis in Sociology (3 cr.)
MAT – 175Statistics I (3 cr.)

Electives9 hours of Criminology Electives chosen from the following. At least 3 hours of Criminology Elective at the 400 level must be chosen.
SOC – 242Deviance and Society (3 cr.)
SOC – 335Race and Ethnic Relations (3 cr.)
SOC – 337Corrections (3 cr.)
SOC – 342Juvenile Delinquency (3 cr.)
SOC – 343Sociology of Murder (3 cr.)
SOC – 410Women and Politics (3 cr.)
SOC – 421Gender and Violence (3 cr.)
SOC – 442The Color of Crime (3 cr.)
SOC – 443Women and Crime (3 cr.)
SOC – 446Drugs and Society (3 cr.)
SOC – 449Sociology of the Border (3 cr.)
SOC – 480Community Internship (varied course cr.)
General Sociology Electives (18 credit hours)
At least 3 hours at the 400 level must be chosen.
Political Science Electives from the following: (3 hours)
POL – 200Law and Society (3 cr.)
POL – 301Civil Liberties (3 cr.)
POL – 302Civil Rights Law (3 cr.)
POL – 305Public Administration (3 cr.)
POL – 340State & Local Political Systems (3 cr.)
POL – 401Moot Court (3 cr.)

Related Electives9 hours of Related Electives chosen from the following. Electives may not be used to fulfill more than one requirement in the major.
CS – 190Beginning Programming (3 cr.)
CS – 156Web Site Design & Management (3 cr.)
FRE – 206Introduction to Francophone Cultures (3 cr.)
GEO – 203Geographic Information Systems (GIS) (3 cr.)
LEG – 400Legal Survey (3 cr.)
LEG – 401Legal Research (3 cr.)
LEG – 402Law Office Management (3 cr.)
POL – 100American Political Systems (3 cr.)
POL – 200Law and Society (3 cr.)
POL – 301Civil Liberties (3 cr.)
POL – 302Civil Rights Law (3 cr.)
POL – 305Public Administration (3 cr.)
POL – 340State & Local Political Systems (3 cr.)
POL – 401Moot Court (3 cr.)
PSY – 320Abnormal Psychology (3 cr.)
SPA – 206Intermediate Spanish II (3 cr.)
Or may be met by completing 9 hours at the 200-level or higher in any single course prefix from the following list: ACC, ART, BIO, BUS, CHE, COM, CS, DAN, ECO, ENG, ESS, FRE, GEO, HED, HIS, MAT, MUS, PHY, POL, PSY, RES, SOC, SPA, SWK, THE

Contact Information
Amie Hess
Head, Department of Sociology & Criminology
210 Joyner Hall
(919) 760-8016
hessamie@meredith.edu
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