UT Dallas 2015 Undergraduate Catalog

School of Economic, Political and Policy Sciences

Criminology and Biology (Double Major) (BA)

Bachelor of Arts in Criminology and Biology (Double Major)

Degree Requirements (134-139 semester credit hours)1

EPPS Faculty

Professors: Bruce A. Jacobs, Alex R. Piquero, Nicole Leeper Piquero, John L. Worrall

Associate Professors: Denise Paquette Boots, Tomislav Kovandzic, Robert G. Morris II, Lynne M. Vieraitis

Clinical Professor: Elmer Polk

Assistant Professor: Nadine Connell

Clinical Assistant Professor: Timothy M. Bray

Senior Lecturer: Galia Cohen

NSM Faculty

Professors: Lee A. Bulla, Rockford K. Draper, Juan E. González, Lawrence J. Reitzer, Stephen Spiro, Li Zhang, Michael Qiwei Zhang

Professors Emeritus: Hans Bremer, Donald M. Gray, Claud S. Rupert

Associate Professors: Gail A. M. Breen, John G. Burr, Jeff L. DeJong, Ernest M. Hannig, Tae Hoon Kim, Dennis L. Miller

Assistant Professors: Nikki Delk, Heng Du, Jung-whan (Jay) Kim, Kelli Palmer, Duane D. Winkler, Zhenyu Xuan, Hyuntae Yoo

Research Assistant Professors: Monique Duncan, Lan Guo

Senior Lecturers: Irina Borovkov, Mehmet Candas, Vincent P. Cirillo, Brenna Hill, Wen-Ju Lin, Robert C. Marsh, David Murchison, Jing Pan, Elizabeth Pickett, Ruben D. Ramirez, Scott A. Rippel, Elizabeth L. Rugg, Ilya Sapozhnikov, Uma Srikanth, Michelle Wilson, Wen-Ho Yu

I. Core Curriculum Requirements: 42 semester credit hours2

Communication: 6 semester credit hours

COMM 1311 Survey of Oral and Technology-based Communication

RHET 1302 Rhetoric

Mathematics: 3 semester credit hours

Choose one course from the following:

MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I3

MATH 2413 Differential Calculus3, 4, 5

Life and Physical Sciences: 6 semester credit hours

CHEM 1311 General Chemistry I3

CHEM 1312 General Chemistry II3

Language, Philosophy and Culture: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Language, Philosophy, and Culture core courses (see advisor)

Creative Arts: 3 semester credit hours

Select any 3 semester credit hours from Creative Arts core courses (see advisor)

American History: 6 semester credit hours

HIST 1301 U.S. History Survey to Civil War

HIST 1302 U.S. History Survey from Civil War

Or select any 6 semester credit hours from American history core courses (see advisor)

Government / Political Science: 6 semester credit hours

GOVT 2305 American National Government

GOVT 2306 State and Local Government

Social and Behavioral Sciences: 3 semester credit hours

Choose one course from the following:

CRIM 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice3, 6

CRIM 1307 Introduction to Crime and Criminology3, 6

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics3

SOC 1301 Introduction to Sociology

Or select any 3 semester credit hours from Social and Behavioral Sciences core courses (see advisor)

Component Area Option: 6 semester credit hours

MATH 2414 Integral Calculus3, 4, 5

or STAT 2332 Introductory Statistics for Life Sciences3

or EPPS 2302 Methods of Quantitative Analysis in the Social and Policy Sciences3

or EPPS 2303 Descriptive and Inferential Statistics for the Social and Policy Sciences3

ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics3

II. Major Requirements: 77-82 semester credit hours

Criminology Major Preparatory Courses: 3-6 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

CRIM 1301 Introduction to Criminal Justice3, 6

CRIM 1307 Introduction to Crime and Criminology3, 6

ECON 2301 Principles of Macroeconomics3

or ECON 2302 Principles of Microeconomics3

Criminology Core Courses: 24 semester credit hours

CRIM 3300 Crime and Civil Liberties

CRIM 3302 Advanced Criminology

CRIM 3303 Advanced Criminal Justice

CRIM 3310 Youth Crime and Justice

CRIM 4311 Crime and Justice Policy

CRIM 4322 Senior Research Seminar7

And

Distributive Justice Focus

Choose one course from the following (3 semester credit hours):

CRIM 3301 Theories of Justice

ECON 4330 Law and Economics

SOC 4302 Class, Status and Power

And

International or Comparative Focus

Choose one course from the following (3 semester credit hours):

CRIM 3319 Comparative Justice Systems

ECON 4360 International Trade

PSCI 3350 Comparative Politics

SOC 3336 Culture Regions

Biology Major Preparatory Courses: 18-20 semester credit hours beyond Core Curriculum

CHEM 1111 General Chemistry Laboratory I

CHEM 1112 General Chemistry Laboratory II

CHEM 1311 General Chemistry I3

CHEM 1312 General Chemistry II3

CHEM 2123 Introductory Organic Chemistry Laboratory I6

CHEM 2125 Introductory Organic Chemistry Laboratory II6

CHEM 2323 Introductory Organic Chemistry I6

CHEM 2325 Introductory Organic Chemistry II6

MATH 2413 Differential Calculus and MATH 2414 Integral Calculus3, 4, 5

or MATH 1325 Applied Calculus I and either STAT 2332 Introductory Statistics for Life Sciences or EPPS 2302 Methods of Quantitative Analysis in the Social and Policy Sciences3

PHYS 2325 Mechanics and PHYS 2125 Physics Laboratory I

or PHYS 1301 College Physics I and PHYS 2125 Physics Laboratory II

PHYS 2326 Electromagnetism and Waves and PHYS 2126 Physics Laboratory II

or PHYS 1302 College Physics II and PHYS 2126 Physics Laboratory II

EPPS 1110 Freshman Seminar or NATS 1101 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Freshman Seminar8

UNIV 1010 Freshman Seminar

Biology Major Core Courses: 32 semester credit hours

BIOL 2111 Introduction to Modern Biology Workshop I6

BIOL 2112 Introduction to Modern Biology Workshop II6

BIOL 2281 Introductory Biology Laboratory6

BIOL 2311 Introduction to Modern Biology I6

BIOL 2312 Introduction to Modern Biology II6

BIOL 3101 Classical and Molecular Genetics Workshop

BIOL 3102 Eukaryotic Molecular and Cell Biology Workshop

BIOL 3161 Biochemistry Workshop I

BIOL 3162 Biochemistry Workshop II

BIOL 3301 Classical and Molecular Genetics

BIOL 3302 Eukaryotic Molecular and Cell Biology

BIOL 3318 Forensic Biology

BIOL 3361 Biochemistry I

BIOL 3362 Biochemistry II

or BIOL 3335 Microbial Physiology

BIOL 3380 Biochemistry Laboratory

III. Elective Requirements: 15 semester credit hours

Guided Electives: 15 semester credit hours

Biology (6 semester credit hours):

BIOL 4380 Cell and Molecular Biology Laboratory

Criminology Related Electives: 9 semester credit hours

All students must complete at least 51 semester credit hours of upper-division courses to graduate.

1. Incoming freshmen must enroll and complete requirements of UNIV 1010 and the corresponding school-related freshman seminar course. Students, including transfer students, who complete their core curriculum at UT Dallas must take UNIV 2020.

2. Curriculum Requirements can be fulfilled by other approved courses from institutions of higher education. The courses listed are recommended as the most efficient way to satisfy both Core Curriculum and Major Requirements at UT Dallas.

3. A required Major course that also fulfills a Core Curriculum requirement. Semester credit hours are counted in Core Curriculum.

4. Six semester credit hours of Calculus are counted under Mathematics Core and Component Area Option Core, and 2 semester credit hours of Calculus are counted as Major Preparatory Courses.

5. Students may substitute MATH 2413 and MATH 2414 by taking MATH 2417 and MATH 2419.

6. Indicates a prerequisite class to be completed before enrolling for upper-division classes.

7. To be taken upon completion of Criminology major core courses.

8. The double major of Criminology and Biology's total degree semester credit hours will be 135-140 if incoming freshmen take EPPS 1110 or NATS 1101.

Updated: 2015-05-22 10:37:53
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