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Admission is open to all Memorial students completing a program leading to the awarding of a BA degree. Previous completed university courses may be recognized for transfer credit. Previous specialized police training may also be approved for unspecified credits which may be applied to the elective requirements.

  1. Students who major in Police Studies shall complete a minimum of 36 credit hours in courses which shall include the following:

  2. Core Courses

    • Police Studies 2000
    • Police Studies 3000
    • Police Studies 4000 or 4001
  3. Students are required to complete an additional 27 credit hours from the list below including nine credit hours or equivalent at the 2000 level, nine credit hours or equivalent at the 3000 level and six credit hours or equivalent at the 4000 level.

    Elective Courses

    Courses may be selected from the following list, and/or as approved by the Program Coordinator.

    • Archaeology 2492
    • Business 1000, 1101, 1201, 2000, 2102, 2301, 3320, 4320
    • Economics 3150
    • English 2010, 2700
    • Education 3255, 3620, 4240, 4260, 4420
    • Folklore 2230
    • History 3120, 3560, 3813
    • Human Kinetics and Recreation 1000, 2001, 2005, 4330
    • Law and Society 2000, 4000
    • Philosophy 2802, 2810
    • Police Studies 3200
    • Political Science 1000, 1010, 2710, 3620, 3820, 3741, 3780, 3681
    • Psychology 2010, 2011, 2100, 2120, 2150, 2440, 2540, 2610, 2800, 2810,
    • 3533, 3640
    • Religious Studies 2350, 2610, 2810, 3650
    • Social Work 1710, 2510, 2520, 2700, 3310
    • Sociology/Anthropology 2210, 2230, 2260, 2270, 2350, 3100, 3120, 3180,
    • 3240, 3314, 3318
    • Sociology 3040, 3306, 3290, 3395, 3731, 4095, 4130, 4210, 4212
    • Statistics 2500, 2501
    • Women's Studies 1000, 2000, 2005

    The normal departmental prerequisites are applicable, but Department Heads may waive course prerequisites in cases where alternate preparation can be demonstrated.

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