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Criminology is the science which studies crime and criminal behavior, which includes forms of criminal behavior, the causes of crime, the definition of criminality, and the societal reaction to criminal activity. Related areas of inquiry may include juvenile delinquency, victimology (the study of crime victims), theories of prevention, policing and corrections. The criminology major requires students to complete course work in criminology and sociology.
Course requirements for all majors and minors can be found in our online course bulletin.
Department of Sociology and Criminology