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Academic Program Guide


Cyber Criminology (Criminology)


ACADEMIC MAP (Effective Summer 2021 and after)

This map is a term-by-term sample course schedule. The milestones listed to the right of each term are designed to keep you on course to graduate in four years. The Sample Schedule serves as a general guideline to help you build a full schedule each term. The General Education and Elective courses must be selected to satisfy all area and multicultural requirements unless your program meets these requirements with major courses. Milestones are courses and special requirements necessary for timely progress to complete a major. Missing milestones will result in one of two types of map registration stops. The first level (Degree Map Off-track) is placed following grade posting if the student has missed a milestone (course and/or GPA) for the first time in the major. If a student is in non-compliance with milestones for two (2) consecutive semesters (excluding summers), a Major Change Required stop is placed on the student's registration.

The interdisciplinary undergraduate degree in Cyber Criminology will teach students how to use computers to facilitate the study of crime and how crimes are accomplished through the use of computers. Students must earn a “C” or better in CCJ3011 and CCJ4700 and a C minus or better in all other courses that count toward the major. Students with more than four grades below “C minus“ in Cyber Criminology major coursework and/or perquisites will not be permitted to continue in the major.

Note: Major code determines graduation requirements and the college within which the student graduates.

Mapping Coordinator: Margarita Frankeberger
Email: mfrankeberger@fsu.edu

Sample Schedule

Term 1 hrs
ENC 1101 Freshman Composition3
MAC 1105 College Algebra3
GE Core Social Science3
GE History3
Elective3
Milestones 1
Complete ENC1101 ( ≥ C minus )
Cumulative GPA ≥ 2.0
Term 2 hrs
ENC 2135 Research, Genre, and Context 3
MAC 1140 Pre-Calculus Algebra 3
GE Core Humanities/Cultural Practice3
GE Core Natural Science with Lab3
CCJ 2020 Introduction to Criminal Justice3
Milestones 2
Complete ENC2135 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete MAC1105 ( ≥ C minus )
Cumulative GPA ≥ 2.0
Term 3 hrs
MAC 1114 Trigonometry3
CCJ 3011 Criminology3
GE Natural Science3
GE Core Humanities/Cultural Practice3
Criminology Elective3
Milestones 3
Complete MAC 1140 ( ≥ C minus )
Cumulative GPA ≥ 2.0
Term 4 hrs
MAC 2311 Calculus I4
CJE 3110 Law Enforcement3
GE Elective3
GE Elective3
Milestones 4
Complete MAC 1114 ( ≥ C minus )
Cumulative GPA ≥ 2.0
Summer hrs
General Education Requirements/Electives9
Term 5 hrs
COP 3014 (3) Programming I and COP 3353 (1) Introduction to UNIX4
CCJ 4700 Introduction to Research Methods in Criminology3
GE Ethics3
CCJ Elective3
Milestones 5
Complete MAC 2311 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete Two Criminology Courses
Civic Literacy requirement
Cumulative GPA ≥ 2.0
Term 6 hrs
COP 3330 Object Oriented Programming3
MAD 2104 Discrete Mathematics3
Oral Communication Competency3
General Elective3
Milestones 6
Complete Two Criminology Courses
Complete COP3014 ( ≥ C minus )
Cumulative GPA ≥ 2.0
Term 7 hrs
CIS 4360 Computer Security Fundamentals3
CS Elective3
CS Elective3
General Elective3
General Elective3
Milestones 7
Complete MAD 2104 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete Two Criminology Courses
Complete Pre-Graduation Check
Cumulative GPA ≥ 2.0
Term 8 hrs
CIS 4385 Cybercrime Detection and Forensics3
CCJ 4938 CJ System Responses to Cybercrime 3
CS Elective3
CS Elective3
Milestones 8
Complete CIS 4360 ( ≥ C minus )
Complete Two Criminology Courses
Apply for Graduation in 1st two weeks
Cumulative GPA ≥ 2.0

Employment Information
Representative Job Titles Related to this Major: Information technology specialists related to information crime, cyberforensics and computer/network security, security specialist.

Representative Employers: Law enforcement agencies, Consulting, Governmental Agencies, Corporations as security specialists.

International Opportunities: International study is available for all students and may include opportunities for internships or taking course work towards various majors and minors. International study may have an impact on the MAP; therefore, it is important to consult with the academic advisor before participating. Interested students can find information about international study, research, internships, and service opportunities at: global.fsu.edu/undergraduate-students/going-abroad.

This Map is not a contract, either expressed or implied, between the University and the student, but represents a flexible program of the current curriculum which may be altered from time to time to carry out the academic objectives of the University. The University specifically reserves the right to change, delete or add to any Map at any time within the student’s period of study at the University.



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