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Criminology and Philosophy, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Fairfax, MN, United States
The B.A. in Criminology and Philosophy at University of Lynchburg is intended for students who wish to have a working knowledge of the American criminal justice system, an understanding of the causes of criminal behavior, and a knowledge of the philosophical and moral underpinnings of the American criminal justice system.
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Overview

The Criminology and Philosophy program offered by University of Lynchburg teaches students theories of the causes of criminal behavior and the basic features of the criminal justice system.

Our students will learn to identify, analyze, and critically reflect on the philosophical implications of different theories of criminal behavior and of the criminal justice system.

Careers

This majors prepares you for a wide variety of careers –the practice of law, Assistant to Clerk of the Court, Paralegal, graduate school in Criminology, law enforcement, corrections, probation/parole officer

Detailed Programme Facts

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Criminology
  • Juvenile Delinquency
  • Criminal Justice Process
  • Comparative Criminal Justice
  • Intro to Ethics
  • Intro to Logic
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Crime and Justice

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    78

    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.

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    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

  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • Official secondary school/high school transcripts
  • Certificate of Finance
  • Banker’s letter/bank statement
  • Letter of recommendation from a high school counselor, teacher, or someone who can speak to your ability to succeed at Lynchburg. 
  • A 250-500 word essay written on one of the following three topics: 1. Evaluate a significant experience, achievement, risk you have taken, or ethical dilemma you have faced and its impact on you; 2. Discuss an issue of personal, local, national, or international concern and its importance to you; 3. Explain why you wish to pursue an education in the United States and what goals you have for yourself in taking on this endeavor. 
  • Copy of passport
  • Interview 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20455 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40910 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 20455 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Virginia

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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