Criminology & Justice Studies Undergraduate Program
The Criminology and Justice Studies program offers a four-year course of study leading to the Bachelor of Arts. It integrates knowledge and skills from sociology and other social science disciplines with a range of criminology and justice subjects including crime and delinquency, law enforcement, courts, corrections, and law. The program provides an opportunity to understand the foundations, structures and practices of the contemporary criminal and juvenile justice systems, as well as current challenges and controversies. The program prepares its graduates for professional roles in a wide variety of fields and can also prepare students for graduate study, for example in social science or law.
Dr. Pamela Tontodonato
Undergraduate Coordinator for Criminology & Justice Studies
Criminology and Justice Studies Major
The Criminology and Justice Studies Major provides an opportunity to understand contemporary adult criminal and juvenile justice systems and problems, and suggests approaches to the solution of these problems.
Criminology and Justice Studies Minor
The criminology and justice studies minor requires 24 hours of coursework. A minor can be completed in conjunction with any other Kent State major.