Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
2007 Catalog
Bloomsburg University Academic Programs
Academic Catalog

Sociology (BA) - Criminal Justice Minor

The following course sequence sheet is for illustrative purposes only and should not be construed as formal academic advisement. Course selections and sequence may vary depending on course availability and counsel from your academic adviser. You should consult an academic adviser before developing an actual academic plan.

Cr.First SemesterCr.Second Semester
345.211 Principles of Sociology345.213 Contemporary Social Problems (Elective 1)
343.101 Introduction to Criminal Justice343.200 Criminology
3General Education Group A (Humanities)3General Education Group A (Humanities)
3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)
320.101 Composition 13Free Elective
 or Free Elective or 20.101 Composition 1
109.100 Optional University Seminar  
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Third SemesterCr.Fourth Semester
345.255 Research Methods for Social Inquiry345.260 Basic Social Statistics
345.215 Racial & Ethnic Minority Groups (Elective 2)345.231 Marriage & Family (Elective 3)
32nd Level Writing Course3General Education Communications
 or General Education Communications or 2nd-level Writing Course
343.300 Juvenile Delinquency3General Education Group A (Humanities)
3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)3General Ed. Group C (Natural Science/Math)
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills  
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Fifth SemesterCr.Sixth Semester
345.275 Sociological Theory345.318 Social Stratification (Elective 5)
345.316 Urban Sociology (Elective 4) OR 45.319 Religion & Society (Elective 5)
3General Ed. Values, Ethics, Decision-Making3General Education Group A (Humanities)
3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)
3Free Elective343.320 Victimology
1General Education Fitness/Recreation Skills3Free Elective
16Total Semester Credits15Total Semester Credits
Cr.Seventh SemesterCr.Eighth Semester
345.443 Sociology of Deviant Behavior (Elective 6)345.466 Advanced Social Research (Elective 7)
OR 45.376 Science & Society (Elective 6)345.470 Senior Seminar (Elective 8)
3300-400 level Criminal Justice Elective3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)
343.330 White Collar Crime3Free Elective
3General Education Group B (Social Sciences)  
3Free Elective  
15Total Semester Credits12Total Semester Credits


The sequence of General Education courses is an example only; they may be taken in any order.

The Sociology Major electives shown are an example only; 12 credits must be 300-400 level; consult advisor.

For the Criminal Justice Minor, 43.310 may be substituted for 43.300, 43.320, or 43.330

45.496 Sociology Internship Program may be taken in place of Free Electives

Two of the courses selected for the Major, General Education OR Free Elective must also qualify as

Diversity courses. See list of Diversity Courses and consult advisor.