Criminology, Law and Society
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Concentrations

CLS students have the option to declare a concentration in the major. To do so, students must successfully complete at least 15 credits (5 courses) of approved CRIM coursework in their concentration of choice.  Only one concentration may be declared. The 15 credits of concentration electives are counted as part of the CRIM electives requirement in the major.

CLS Concentrations:

Criminal Justice

Provides a focused study of the criminal justice system and crime policy, including the role of law enforcement, prosecution, courts, and corrections. Often chosen by students who are interested in local, state, or federal law enforcement careers, or in working in the courts, or in the correctional field.

Law and Society

Provides a focused study of the law and legal issues that shape our society. Often chosen by students interested in law school and a career in the law.

Homeland Security and Justice

Provides a focused study of issues and challenges around terrorism and homeland security. Often chosen by students who are interested in careers in homeland security or intelligence analysis.

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