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Culture, Society & Justice

Physical Address:
101 Phinney Hall

Mailing Address:
Culture, Society & Justice Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1110
Moscow, ID 83844-1110

Phone: 208-885-6751

Fax: 208-885-2034

Email: csj@uidaho.edu

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Bachelor of Science in Criminology Degree

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If you’re interested in criminal justice, are curious about why certain individuals commit crimes, and have a strong desire to help your community, the University of Idaho’s Bachelor of Science in Criminology degree gets you on the path toward a career in probation and corrections work, forensics and criminal investigation.

According to the Idaho Department of Labor, demand for criminal justice professionals is predicted to increase 9.8% over the next decade. U of I’s Bachelor’s in Criminology degree takes a big-picture look at the causes of crime and how society handles it. To prepare for a career in this field, students strengthen their analytical, statistical and research skills while gaining a greater understanding of criminal behaviors and the historical factors shaping the American criminal justice system. The degree offers a multifaceted perspective, exploring subjects in homicide, policing, juvenile delinquency, psychopathy, violent crime, terrorism, social deviance and white-collar crime.

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  • Complete the criminology degree either online or on the Moscow campus.
  • Full-time, online students pay in-state tuition, regardless of location.
  • Criminology students can round out their studies with an optional certificate program in diversity and inclusion or a minor in justice studies.
  • U of I’s 2+2 program allows students with a two-year associate degree to earn their bachelor’s degree in criminology in just two years.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to intern with local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies, probation and parole, victim services, correctional agencies, and a wide variety of other organizations.
  • As another path for gaining experience, students can participate in research projects with faculty members, including in human rights, firearms policy, deviance, law and society, criminal justice policy, social crime in the media, and terrorism issues.

Culture, Society & Justice

Physical Address:
101 Phinney Hall

Mailing Address:
Culture, Society & Justice Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1110
Moscow, ID 83844-1110

Phone: 208-885-6751

Fax: 208-885-2034

Email: csj@uidaho.edu

Web: Culture, Society and Justice Department

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