Students working toward a bachelor's degree in sociology or criminal justice may benefit from declaring majors in both fields.
The double major in sociology and criminal justice studies can be completed in as few as 51 credit hours. The sociology major and the criminal justice studies majors alone are 39 credit hours each, taken separately.
Studets wishing to pursue this double major option must meet the criminal justice studies program admission requirements.
Twenty-seven hours of sociology-designated criminal justice courses can count toward both the criminal justice studies major and the sociology major.
The following courses are required for one or both majors and count for credit in both:
The following courses count for elective credit in both majors:
One of the following may be counted towards both majors:
*Classes must be taken prior to admission to the criminal justice studies program.
Course descriptions can be found in the USI Academic Bulletin.