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Criminology

Spring Intersession/ Summer Session Courses 

Spring Intersession/ Summer Session courses are available through the Division of Continuing and Global Education
For more information, please visit our Intersession/ Summer Session webpage for a list of courses offered. 

 

Programs

The Department of Criminology at Fresno State provides undergraduate education in Criminology for students planning professional careers in the criminal justice field. The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Criminology is diversified and integrated, reflecting the wide range of employment opportunities in the field, including direct service and administration in Corrections, Law Enforcement, and Victimology.  The Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Forensic Behavioral Sciences is designed for students who are interested in the application of the behavioral sciences (e.g., Psychology, Anthropology, Linguistics, etc.) to the criminal justice system. Students who earn a B.S. in Forensic Behavioral Sciences will also be prepared for traditional criminal justice careers.

Do you want to Minor in Criminology or Forensic Behavioral Sciences? Our program gives students the flexibility to complete either minor in just 21 units.

Explore the degrees and programs listed to learn more about how you can align your education to a career with programs offered through the Department of Criminology. Programs offered include: academic certificates, internships, Honors Program, Mock Trial, and CRIM-108 (Directed Policing through the Fresno County Sheriff's Department).

Have you ever wanted to study abroad? Find out how you can travel to another country to experience its culture and learn how its Administration of Justice operates by visiting our section.

Scholarship Information

About our Programs

The Department of Criminology at Fresno State provides undergraduate and graduate education in Criminology and Forensic Behavioral Sciences for students planning professional and academic careers in the criminal justice field. Our curriculum is diversified and integrated, reflecting the wide range of employment opportunities, including in direct service and administration in Corrections, Forensic Behavioral Sciences, Law Enforcement, and Victimology.

Programs offered include:

Interested in adding Criminology as a Major or Minor, or Forensic Behavioral Sciences as a Major or Minor?
Please contact the College of Social Sciences Advising Center.