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Criminology Minor

Study Law Making, Law Breaking and the Social Responses to Crime
  • 95%

    Sociology Majors Employed or Enrolled in Graduate School Within 6 Months

  • 82%

    Alumni Who Would Recommend a Degree From This Program

  • #9

    National Ranking for Online Bachelor’s in Criminology Degrees per OnlineU

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.

A Victim Assistance Specialist is responsible for supporting victims through the prosecution of a criminal case and facilitating their participation in the criminal justice process.

The role of 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 Minor Program Overview