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General Catalog 2023-2024 
    
General Catalog 2023-2024

Criminology - Victimology Option, B.S.


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Bachelor of Science Degree Requirements

A grade of C or higher is required for all courses to be counted toward the major (excluding CR/NC classes).

Criminology - Victimology Option Major Requirements (52 units)


Electives (6 units)


Any upper-division course offered by the Criminology Department that is not already required by the option, or any of the following courses:

Other Degree Requirements


In addition to the major program requirements, every student must also complete the University’s baccalaureate degree requirements such as:

  • American Government and Institutions (PLSI 2 )
  • General Education Requirements (48 units)
  • Multicultural and International (MI)
  • Upper-division Writing
  • Sufficient Elective Units to Meet Required Total Units (varies); it is recommended that units in this area be utilized to complete a second major or minor.

A full description of the University’s graduation requirements can be found in the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements 

Total Units: 120*


*General Education, MI, and Upper-division Writing courses can be double counted with major requirements. See advisor for details.

Advising Notes


  1. From Fall 2019, students wishing to change their major to Criminology or Forensic Behavioral Sciences will need to have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5.
  2. CRIM 108  - a maximum of three units can be used as a criminology elective, or as a substitution for the internship requirement, but not both. Excess units from CRIM 108  will count as general elective units which can be used as part of the 120 unit graduation requirement.

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