Bachelor of Arts, Major in Victim Studies

Bachelor of Arts, Major in Victim Studies
Core Curriculum
Component Area I (Communication)6
Component Area II (Mathematics)3
Component Area III (Life and Physical Science)8
Component Area IV (Language, Philosophy, and Culture)3
Component Area V (Creative Arts)3
Component Area VI (U.S. History)6
Component Area VII (Political Science/Government)6
Component Area VIII (Social and Behavioral Sciences)3
Component Area IX (Component Area Option)4
Degree Specific Requirements
MATH 3379Statistical Mthods In Practice3-4
or PSYC 3402 Psychological Statistics
or SOCI 3443 Social Statistics
or STAT 3379 Statistical Methds In Practice
Foreign Language 114
Victims Studies Major Core
CRIJ 2361Intro To The Crim Justice Sys 23
CRIJ 2362Criminology 33
CRIJ 3350Victimology 43
CRIJ 3378Intro To Methods Of Research 43
CRIJ 4398Prblm Analysis in Vict Studies3
Victim Specific Courses
Select two of the following:6
Aging, Crime and Victimization
Child Abuse And Neglect
Family Violence
Violence Against Women
Victims Service Courses
Select two of the following:6
Victim Service Delivery
Trauma and Crisis Intervention
Interviewing & Counseling
Victims Rights Politics & Plcy
Social Justice Courses
Select two of the following:6
Gender and Crime
Criminl Justc & Social Divrsty
Social Inequality
Age And Inequality
Additional Electives
Select three of the following:9
Fundamentals Of Criminal Law
Understanding Sexual Offending
Substance Use And Abuse
Ungr Intern Criminal Justice
Intro To Helping Relationship
Death And Dying
Social Policy
Professional Psychology
Abnormal Psychology
Psychology Of Adjustment
Marriage And The Family
General Elective16
General Electives (Advanced)12
Total Hours120-121

Notes:

  • Forty-two semester hours of advanced coursework (3000 or 4000 level) are the absolute minimum. Minimum number of semester hours in residence: 30 semester hours of which 24 must be advanced.
  • Use general electives to satisfy the 42 advanced hour requirement.
First Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area II (Recommend MATH 1332 or 1314)3Component Area III4
Component Area III4Component Area V3
CRIJ 23611, 23CRIJ 236213
ENGL 130133ENGL 130233
HIST 130143HIST 130243
 16 16
Second Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Component Area IX1CRIJ 335053
CRIJ 337853FOLG 14124
FOLG 14114General Electives3
General Electives3MATH 3379, STAT 3379, PSYC 3402, or SOCI 34433-4
POLS 230563POLS 230663
 14 16-17
Third Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Advanced Electives (3000/4000)3Advanced Electives (3000/4000)3
FOLG 231173FOLG 2312103
General Electives3General Electives3
Victim Services Courses83Victim Services Courses83
Victim Specific Courses93Victim Specific Courses93
 15 15
Fourth Year
FallHoursSpringHours
Advanced Electives (3000/4000)6General Electives4
CRIJ 43983Social Justice Electives113
Social Justice Electives113VCMS Additional Electives126
VCMS Additional Electives123 
 15 13
Total Hours: 120-121

Notes:

  • Forty-two semester hours of advanced coursework (3000 or 4000 level) are the absolute minimum. Minimum number of semester hours in residence: 30 semester hours of which 24 must be advanced.
  • Use general electives to satisfy the 42 advanced hour requirement.