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B.A. in Sociology & Criminology

Studying sociology will expose you to theoretical insights about human behavior, and teach you critical analytical thinking and skills to work with, and help understand, people. As a sociology and criminology major, you can tailor your studies to prepare for a variety of career paths as well as graduate and professional school.

For details about the sociology and criminology major, including a course listing, refer to the John Carroll Undergraduate Bulletin.

Major Requirements (37 cr.)

Required courses:

  • SC 101 Foundations in Sociology (3 cr.)
  • SC 350 Sociological Research Methods I (3 cr.)
  • SC 351 Sociological Research Methods II (3 cr.)
  • SC 352 Presentations in Sociology & Criminology (1 cr.)
  • SC 400 Sociological Theory (3 cr.)
  • Eight other sociology courses (a minimum of four of these must be taken at the 300 or 400 level). Students may take these eight courses in the four specialized concentrations within the Department of Sociology and Criminology or choose from a variety of sociology courses.