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UNCW Leutze Hall

Criminology, B.A.

Study Lawmaking, Lawbreaking and the Social Responses to Crime
  • 95%

    Graduates Employed or Enrolled in Graduate School Within 6 Months

  • 82%

    Alumni Would Recommend a Degree From This Program

  • #9

    National Ranking for Online Bachelor’s in Criminology Degrees

Graduates have careers such as:

Crime analysis involves systematic analysis of patterns and trends in crime and disorder. This information aids police agencies in effective deployment of resources, and the identification and apprehension of suspects.

Victim assistance specialists are responsible for supporting victims through the prosecution of a criminal case and facilitating their participation in the criminal justice process.

Occupational health and safety specialists inspect workplaces for adherence to regulations on safety, health and the environment. they collect data and analyze work environment and work procedures.

The role of the lawyers is to guide their clients through the judicial system. They may help them reach a settlement in a case, in full respect of the laws in effect.

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Learn To

Use basic theoretical ideas to better understand a sociological or criminological issue

Demonstrate knowledge of basic methodological approaches used by social scientists

Present a clear and well-written analysis of criminological or sociological issues

Demonstrate critical thinking skills

It is funny how much knowledge from UNCW that I actually use every day.
Tyler McCarty, B.A. '14, 'M.A. 16 U.S. Department of Justice
Criminology, B.A. Program Overview