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Criminology

Illinois Dominican University

B.A. On Campus
48 months
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33900 USD/year
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About

The major in Criminology at Illinois Dominican University offers a career-enhancing, liberal arts curriculum based upon the sociological study of law, conceptions of justice, and social control, and it provides an understanding of the structural roots of deviance, delinquency, crime, victimization, crime control, and related social policies. 

Overview

Students majoring in Criminology undergo a comprehensive program of study and are prepared for professional employment in a number of occupations related to social service and law; for graduate study in criminology, the sociology of law, or justice studies; or for law school. Students are also encouraged to acquire practical experience through internships and community-based learning opportunities.

Learning outcomes

Criminology at Illinois Dominican University is a subfield of sociology that focuses on the scientific study of crime and how it intersects with law and society. Specifically, how do structural factors in society like social inequality and the legal order affect antisocial and deviant behavior?

As a field, criminology is relevant to the fields of legal studies, criminal justice and social justice studies. It has practical application to the work of social control agencies and many community-based organizations focused on protecting civil and human rights.

The criminology major examines important issues like conceptions of justice and social control. It also provides an understanding of the social roots of:

  • Crime
  • Deviance
  • Delinquency
  • Crime control
  • Victimization

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice
  • Crime and Social Justice
  • Police and Society
  • Criminal and Deviant Livelihoods
  • Gender and Violence
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Deviance and Social Control

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete either the Dominican University online application for freshman, transfer or graduate, depending on your status. Freshmen can also apply using the Common Application, which streamlines the college application process for students applying to multiple institutions.
  • Pay a nonrefundable $100.00 application fee.
  • Enrolling students requesting documentation for an F-1 visa must submit a Financial Statement Form (pdf) to the Office of Admission. This is essential for receiving an I-20 and should be submitted along with all other admission documents.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    33900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 33900 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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