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Criminology, B.A.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Oakland, CA, United States
Explore the relationship between crime and society, examine the criminal justice system, and study the connections between law and social justice. The research focus of this program will provide you with a strong foundation for leadership and analytic positions.
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Overview

Within this major, you may pursue a forensic psychology concentration which provides a greater emphasis on psychology.

The programme

This degree will prepare you for a rewarding career in law enforcement, juvenile justice, the court system, corrections, counseling, and victim services, or help you easily transition into a related graduate program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Introduction to Criminology
  • The Criminal Justice System
  • Juvenile Delinquency/Justice
  • Theoretical Images of Crime, Deviance and Social Control

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    57

    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:

    490

    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

  • Submit the completed application form and personal essay online.
  • Request an official transcript from your high school showing at least six semesters.
  • Take the SAT I or ACT test and be sure to include Holy Names University as a recipient of the scores
  • Ask a teacher or counselor who knows you personally and academically to complete the Undergraduate Academic Recommendation Form or write a letter and return it directly to the Office of Undergraduate Admission. 1 recommendation minimum, 3 maximum.
  • All applicants are strongly encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    40368 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40368 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    40368 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40368 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Oakland

  • 1690 - 3100 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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