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Bachelor of Arts in Criminology

Program Details

The University of Florida’s Bachelor of Arts in Criminology degree allows students will gain a deeper understanding of crime and how society reacts to it. Students will learn methods and theories for studying crime and law, and how to impact the justice and legal systems.


  • Graduation from a regionally accredited secondary school or the equivalent (G.E.D., etc.)
  • 18 academic units, 16 distributed as follows:
    • English (with substantial writing)
    • Mathematics (Algebra 1, Formal Geometry, Algebra 2)
    • Natural Sciences (two units must include laboratory)
    • Social Sciences
    • Foreign Language (must be sequential)
  • A cumulative C average in the academic core, as computed by the university, at all institutions attended, high school and college
  • A record of good conduct
  • SAT scores

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges