Bachelor of Arts in Criminology
Arkansas State University

Program Details

The online Bachelor of Arts in Criminology program offers a deeper understanding of the big picture of crime and its social contexts.  The curriculum focuses on how inequalities, the role of individual backgrounds, and social forces intersect while also teaching the underlying sociological factors that lead to delinquent behaviors and what can be done to reverse these trends.  Graduates are prepared to move into advanced studies in criminology, criminal justice, sociology, public health, public administration, or psychology.


  • Official High School Transcript with at least a 2.75 GPA or GED score of 500 (if taken prior to 2002) or 525 (if taken in or since 2002) OR successful completion of 13 or more transferrable college credit hours
  • ACT/SAT/or COMPASS test scores
  • Cumulative college GPA of at least 2.0 on previous college coursework (if applicable)

School Accreditation Statement

Higher Learning Commission