South Valley Campus
Bachelor of Science in Criminology/Law Enforcement Option - South Valley Cohort
Offered by Fresno State’s Department of Criminology at the Fresno State South Valley Campus
About the Program
Please Note: The South Valley Criminology–Law Enforcement program is a cohort driven program. The importance of staying with your admitted cohort is critical to your success in the program.
Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminology/Law Enforcement South Valley Cohort Program
The Bachelor of Science Degree in Criminology with an option in Law Enforcement is granted upon completion of a minimum of 120 units. Degree and general education requirements must be completed (See Degree in the General Catalog). A grade of “C” or higher is required for all courses to be counted towards the major (excluding CRIM 1 and 180I, as these are CR/NC grading only). The following curriculum consists of one (1) lower-division and 15 upper-division Criminology courses required for the major. In addition, students must complete three (3) upper-division courses in General Education (Areas, IB, IC and ID), one course in Multicultural/International (MI), and the upper-division writing skills (exam or course with a “W”).
General Education, University, and some major and elective courses are subject to change. Low student enrollment may result in the postponement or cancellation of South Valley Cohort. Course instructional modes are subject to change per Chair or faculty of the Department of Criminology
- Admission to Fresno State as a transfer student
- ADT in Administration of Justice is strongly recommended
- Completion of all prerequisite courses listed below with a ‘C’ grade or better
- A1 Oral Communication
- A2 Written Composition
- A3 Critical Thinking
- B4 Quantitative Reasoning
For South Valley Cohort, complete the following lower-division major requirements
- CRIM 2
- CRIM 20
- CRIM 50
Fall Deadline (Oct. 1 – Nov. 30)
Attention: The Criminology/Law Enforcement South Valley Cohort will only admit students into the program in the fall semesters.
Fresno State Department of Criminology
2576 E. San Ramon Ave. M/S ST104
Fresno, CA 93740-8039
Fresno State South Valley Campus
1945 W. Meadow Ave.
Visalia, CA 93277
To learn more about the South Valley Cohort, contact Dr. Luz Gonzalez at firstname.lastname@example.org or 559.278.3003
Undergraduate Student Recruitment and Admission
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