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Criminology Program

Enhance your understanding of the patterns of crime, strategies for control and theories of crime causation.

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Criminology Program

B.S. or B.A. in sociology with criminology concentration

The criminology program is intended for students preparing for careers related to criminology and criminal justice. Criminology is a concentration within the sociology major.


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The criminology program awards several scholarships on an annual basis, including major-specific awards.

During their junior or senior year, students may participate in a professional supervised internship in a social service or criminal justice agency directly related to their career interests and aspirations. The internship is coordinated with the K-State Career Center.

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Criminology students may join the undergraduate Criminology Club, which is active in a number of campus activities as well as community volunteer programs including the Boys and Girls Club and the Crisis Center.


Career Center

The Career Center offers an extensive career library, free assessments for exploring major/careers, job search training, career advising, employer connections, and a staff dedicated to assisting students in the career development process.



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