The PhD program in criminology is designed to be completed in approximately three to four calendar years of full-time study beyond the master’s. The curriculum requires a minimum of 54 semester hours of acceptable graduate credit. Each student must complete requirements for (a) coursework; (b) special proficiency requirements; (c) qualifying exams; (d) skill requirement, if needed; and (e) dissertation.
CRIM 810 — Advanced Theoretical Criminology, 3 credits
CRIM 817 — Advanced Qualitative Methods, 3 credits
CRIM 818 — Quantitative Strategies for Analysis in Criminology, 3 credits
CRIM 820 — Advanced Quantitative Methods, 3 credits
CRIM 830 — Ethical and Philosophical Issues in Criminology, 3 credits
CRIM 840 — Advanced Criminal Justice Policy, 3 credits
CRIM 851 — Doctoral Colloquium in Criminology, 3 credits
Six semester hours minimum
Nine semester hours minimum
CRIM 901 — Advanced Applied Research I
CRIM 902 — Advanced Applied Research II
CRIM 903 — Advanced Applied Research III
Six semester hours from Criminology or related disciplines
Further details regarding any of these skill requirements can be obtained from the doctoral coordinator.
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