Undergraduate Catalog 2022-2023

Criminology, Minor (342)

Program Coordinator

James W. Kanan, james.kanan@wku.edu, (270) 745-2404

Program Requirements (21 hours)

Required Courses6
Introduction to Criminal Justice
Select five of the following:15
Forensic Anthropology
Introduction to Forensic Chemistry
Forensic Chemistry
Introduction to Crime Mapping
Introduction to Law Enforcement
Alternatives to Confinement
Crime and Popular Culture
Victimology & Victim Advocacy
Juvenile Delinquency
Special Topics in Criminology
Race, Class, and Crime
Comparative Systems of Juvenile Justice
Sociology of Criminal Law
Organized Crime
The Death Penalty in America
Internship in Criminology
Gender, Crime, and Justice
Life-Course Criminology
International Justice and Crime
White-Collar Crime
Homicide and Serial Homicide
Criminology Study Abroad
Directed Study in Criminology
Directed Study in Criminology
American Legal History to 1865
American Legal History Since 1865
Drug Abuse
Drug Abuse Education
Illicit Drug Policy in the Us
Introduction to Law
Judicial Process
Constitutional Law
Criminal Justice Procedures
Political Terrorism
Abnormal Psychology
Psychology and Law
Social Deviance
Psychology of Substance Use Disorders
Sexuality and Society
Stigma and Society
Services for Juvenile Offenders and Their Families
Total Hours21