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Criminology, B.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
North Miami, FL, United States
The BS in Criminology at Barry University focuses on the study of historical and contemporary patterns of crime and victimization, the social etiology of criminality, social responses to crime, and the processes of crime control.
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Overview

Criminologists combine theoretical and empirical methods to study crime and delinquency, including the manner in which offenders are processed. The functions and dynamics of the criminal justice system are studied in detail with emphasis on the linkage between these processes and various social institutions and organizations.

Criminology at Barry University is a valuable liberal arts major for students planning graduate studies in criminology/criminal justice, sociology, public administration, law, urban planning, business, social services, and community planning. The major also provides a useful background for those planning to enter the job market immediately following graduation.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

  • Choosing a minor area of study and elective courses related to your intended area of employment or advanced study.
  • Acquiring practical experience through internships, research, and service-learning projects.

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    61

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:

    500

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • Complete an application to the university
  • Submit official transcripts from all secondary and post secondary institutions. International credentials from an educational system other than the United States must be evaluated by a foreign credential evaluator who is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES).
  • Submit final end of schooling testing results, if applicable
  • Submit your official TOEFL scores, if applicable
  • If documents are in a language other than English, submit official translation of all documents completed by companies that are members of NACES.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    30600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15300 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    30600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15300 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for North Miami

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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