CRIMINOLOGY


Dr. Julie Biskner
Associate Professor of Government and Law
jbiskner@umobile.edu
251.442.2556

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Dr. Julie Biskner
Associate Professor of Government and Law
jbiskner@umobile.edu
251.442.2556

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Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Criminology

Understanding criminal behavior and how the community and government responds to it is extremely relevant in the United States today. Criminology is the study of the nature of crime, combining principles of psychology, law, sociology, political science and forensic science. Students who pursue a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Criminology will learn about crime patterns in the U.S., the criminal justice system and why people commit crimes.

Course Code Course Name Course Hours 
CR 205 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
CR 350 Criminal Law 3
CR 411 Criminology 3
CR 426 Senior Internship or Capstone Project 3
18 Hours of Electives from the Following:
SA 203 Modern Social Problems 3
BIO 242 Criminal Forensics 3
CR/GL 297/298 Study in Selected Topics 3
GL 308  Civil Liberties 3
PSY 315 Abnormal Psychology 3
SA 328 Interviewing Clients 3
GL 351 The Court System and Judicial Processes 3
PSY 403 Theories of Personality 3
GL/PSY 420 Political Psychology 3
GL 430 Mock Trial 3
SA 442 Deviance 3
CR/GL 497/498 Study in Selected Topics 3