SUNY Oneonta

Criminal Justice Major Requirements

Required Courses:

SOC 101 Introduction to Sociology*

3 s.h.

CRJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice*

3 s.h.

SOC 209 Social Research Methods*

3 s.h.

SOC 260 Criminology*

3 s.h.

CRJ 262 Juvenile Delinquency*

3 s.h.

Select One

3 s.h.

SOC 305 Sociological Theory*


SOC 391 Seminar in Criminology*


Select One

3 s.h.

ALS 273 Race, Class, Gender & Culture


CRJ 240 Race, Crime and Justice


SOC 220 Sociology of Gender


SOC 240 Social Class


SOC 242 Sociology of Ethnic Relations


Two other courses in Sociology at the 200-level or above not listed below

6 s.h.


Total Required Courses 27-30 s.h.

* Must pass with a grade of "C" or better.

Major Related Courses:

PSYC 100 Introduction to Psychology

3 s.h.

Select one of the following

3 s.h.

PHIL 102 Ethics


POLS 230 Public Administration



Total Major Related Courses 6 s.h.


Choose at least three courses from the following:

9 s.h.

ALIT 303 Literature of Imprisonment


CRJ 236 The Sexual Offender


CRJ 240 Race, Crime, and Justice
(if not used above)


CRJ 267 Gender & Crime


CRJ 277 Interrogation


CRJ 282 Corrections


CRJ 287 Police and Society


CRJ 360 Comparative Criminal Justice


CRJ 362 Terrorism, Risk and Society


POLS 243 Civil Rights and Liberties


POLS 245 Law, Courts, and Politics


POLS 278 Prison and Prisoners in American Society

SOC 219 Cults and New Social Movements


SOC 228 Violence in Relationships


SOC 235 Drugs and Society

SOC 262 Deviant Behavior


SOC 391 Seminar in Criminology (if not taken above)


SOC 397 Field Experience in Sociology



Program Total 42 s.h.

Please be sure to check for prerequisites for the different classes in both your major and/or minor.

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