The Criminology degree program at Weekend/Evening & Online College is excellent preparation for any career that deals with at-risk populations, the justice system, social work, or the law.
Prepare yourself for the world of criminal justice with a Bachelors of Science degree in Criminology from Weekend/Evening & Online College at Mount Saint Mary’s University. Our innovative degree program means you’ll explore the theories and concepts applied to deviance and social disorganization through the Mount’s experiential educational approach in real-world settings around Los Angeles.
The Weekend/Evening & Online College Criminology degree program prepares you for a career in law enforcement, probation, crime prevention, forensic research, law studies, rehabilitation, at-risk population programs, or advanced studies in sociology, criminology, social work, or law. The choice is up to you — the opportunities are limitless.
Learn about community policing, crisis response and management, and criminal policy and practice. You will participate in a semester internship at local or federal agencies where you will engage in hands-on, real-world experiences with top-level professionals.
Criminology is one of the fastest-growing areas of the American economy. Employment prospects are excellent, and a Criminology degree from Weekend/Evening & Online College at Mount Saint Mary’s University can help set you on a course for professional success.
Available Program Formats
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Weekend, Evening & Online
Choose your own schedule. Instruction takes place on select weekends, evenings, in-person or online. Combine all formats, or choose the one that works for you.
The following is a complete listing of degree requirements for those seeking to earn a BS in Criminology from Weekend/Evening & Online College at Mount Saint Mary’s University. For more information, please consult a Mount advisor.
45 units total
- SOC 1: Introduction to Sociology (3 units)
- CRI 110: Juvenile Delinquency (3 units)
- CRI 111: Criminology (3 units)
- SOC 117: Quantitative Research Methods (3 units)
- SOC 160: Diversity in Society (3 units)
SOC 161: Dynamics of Majority-Minority Relations (3 units)
- SOC 162: Human Rights (3 units)
- CRI 197: Capstone Experience (3 units)
- Plus 6 additional courses
Plus General Education requirements and electives totaling 124 semester units.
Total Units for Major: 39 units
Total Units for Complete Bachelor's Degree: 124 units
Total Units for Minor: 18 units