2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Sep 19, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog

Sociology and Criminal Justice, Dual BA


The dual degree program in Sociology and Criminal Justice is designed to make it easier for students to complete these two majors (in the College of Letters, Arts, and Sciences and School of Public Affairs, respectively).

General Requirements

  • A minimum of 120 hours including the UCCS general education courses must be completed with a cumulative CU grade point average of 2.0; at least 45 of these hours must be at the upper-division level (courses numbered 3000-4999).

  • Standard LAS/SPA college general education and Compass Curriculum courses are required.

  • No more than 54 hours of SOC and no more than 54 hours of CJ course work can count towards the degree.

  • The last 30 hours of the degree must be completed while registered in the School of Public Affairs and the College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at UCCS.

  • Courses numbered below 1000 do not count toward degree completion.

Criminal Justice Major Requirements

  • A minimum of 25 credit hours of CJ course work and 3 credit hours of PAD course work, at least 18 credit hours of which must be upper-division (3000+ level).
  • All courses counting toward the Criminal Justice major must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.

Sociology Major Requirements

  • A minimum of 34 credit hours of SOC course work, at least 18 credit hours of which must be upper-division (3000+ level).

  • All courses counting toward the Sociology major must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.

 

For further information, please contact:
Dr. Michele Companion, Sociology Department Chair: mcompani@uccs.edu; (719) 255-4141
Dr. Anna Kosloski, Director of the BA in Criminal Justice: akoslosk@uccs.edu; (719) 255-4044

Course Requirements


Summit Experience


Complete either the honors or standard-track capstone requirement.

Honors Track

Students completing the honors track will receive departmental honors upon successful completion and graduation.

Standard Track

Complete one SOC course with a Compass Curriculum Summit flag. Courses on the Substantive list that have a Summit flag may double count. Options may include the following courses. Additional options may be available in any given semester. Contact the sociology department chair, Dr./Professor Michele Companion, at mcompani@uccs.edu, for more information.

 

 

Elective Courses


Complete 6 credit hours of SOC and CJ courses to meet total and upper-division credit hours. At least 3 credit hours must be from SOC.

Sociology Field Test


Complete the Sociology Field Test.