Criminology

Major(s)

Criminology (Comprehensive) (BA)

Bachelor of Arts
  1. General Education Program and Requirements
  2. Major Requirements (45 hours)
    1. Required Lower Division Core (12 hours): CRM 210(3), 250(3), 260(3), 270(3). All must be completed before enrolling in required courses at the 300 level and above.
    2. Required Upper Division Core (24 hours): CRM 320(3), 330(3), 340(3), 365(3), 380(3), 415(3), 598(3); and either CRM 355(3) or 375(3).
    3. Complete 9 additional hours in CRM courses numbered 300 and above.
      1. Can take either CRM 355 or 375 for elective credit if not taken as a required course.
      2. Can take multiple 1 hour CRM courses at the 300 level to partially satisfy the 9 hours of elective courses requirement.
      3. Can take 3 hours of CRM 490 to partially satisfy the 9 hours of elective courses requirement. Additional CRM 490 hours may be taken, but cannot be counted towards the upper division CRM electives requirement.
    4. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of CRM 598(3).

  3. Specific Bachelor of Arts Degree Requirements
  4. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements

Criminology (Comprehensive) (BS)

Bachelor of Science
  1. General Education Program and Requirements
  2. Major Requirements (45 hours)
    1. Required Lower Division Core (12 hours): CRM 210(3), 250(3), 260(3), 270(3). All must be completed before enrolling in required courses at the 300 level and above.
    2. Required Upper Division Core (24 hours): CRM 320(3), 330(3), 340(3), 365(3), 380(3), 415(3), 598(3); and either CRM 355(3) or 375(3).
    3. Complete 9 additional hours in CRM courses numbered 300 and above.
      1. Can take either CRM 355 or 375 for elective credit if not taken as a required course.
      2. Can take multiple 1 hour CRM courses at the 300 level to partially satisfy the 9 hours of elective courses requirement.
      3. Can take 3 hours of CRM 490 to partially satisfy the 9 hours of elective courses requirement. Additional CRM 490 hours may be taken, but cannot be counted towards the upper division CRM electives requirement.
    4. Public Affairs Capstone Experience will be fulfilled by completion of CRM 598(3)

  3. General Baccalaureate Degree Requirements

Minor(s)

Criminology

Bachelor of Arts
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Science in Education (Non-Certifiable)
Bachelor of Social Work
  1. Required (12 hours): CRM 210(3), 250(3), 260(3), 270(3). All must be completed before enrolling in required courses at the 300 level and above.

  2. Required (6 hours): CRM 320(3); and any CRM course numbered 300 and above.

Accelerated graduate program in Criminology and Criminal Justice

Eligible Missouri State undergraduate students may apply for admission to the Criminology and Criminal Justice program and begin taking graduate course work as they complete the work for a bachelor’s degree. A maximum of 12 hours of graduate credit may be counted toward both the undergraduate and graduate degree (Mixed Credit). Refer to the Graduate Catalog for specific admission requirements.

Refer to Undergraduate Students Taking Graduate Classes for additional information and procedures for obtaining permission for Mixed Credit.