2022-2023 Undergraduate Bulletin

Criminology Minor

Description. The Criminology minor focuses on the nature and cause of crime, the behavior of criminals and how society reacts to crime and criminals.

Minor coordinator. Professors Andrew Karmen, Fall 2021 (212.237.8695, akarmen@jjay.cuny.edu) and David Green, Spring 2022 (dagreen@jjay.cuny.edu), Department of Sociology.

Advising resources.  Department of Sociology advising (socadvising@jjay.cuny.edu)

Requirements. Students who minor in Criminology must complete 18 credits (six courses) including SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology and five additional courses from the list of elective courses below.  One of those courses must be at the 300- or 400-level. No more than two courses may overlap with a student’s major, other minors or programs.

Part One. Required Course

SOC 101Introduction to Sociology

3

Total Credit Hours: 3

Part Two. Elective Courses

Choose five, at least one course must be at the 300- or 400-level

SOC 203Criminology

3

SOC 216Probation and Parole: Theoretical and Practical Approaches

3

SOC 222Crime, Media and Public Opinion

3

SOC 236/CRJ 236Victimology

3

SOC 240Social Deviance

3

SOC 275Political Imprisonment

3

SOC 301Penology

3

SOC 308The Sociology of Violence

3

SOC 309Youth, Crime and Justice

3

SOC 312Classical Sociological Theory

3

SOC 335Migration and Crime

3

SOC 341International Criminology

3

SOC 351Crime and Delinquency in Asia

3

SOC 354Gangs and Transnationalism

3

SOC 360/ECO 360Corporate and White-Collar Crime

3

SOC 377Internships for Sociology

3

SOC 385Selected Topics in Criminology

3

SOC 387Faculty Mentored Research Experience in Sociology

3

SOC 420/CRJ 420Women and Crime

3

Total Credit Hours: 15

Total Credit Hours: 18