Minor in Criminal Justice
The Criminal Justice minor provides an overview of the criminal justice system and a thorough grounding in criminological theory. Students receive an in-depth look at the three main system components: policing, courts, and corrections, as well as the opportunity to delve into two or more specialized topics relating to criminal justice. The minor is designed not only for students who have a professional interest in criminal justice, but also for those who want to be informed members of the voting citizenry. A functional understanding of crime and the criminal justice system is useful in many careers, including law, social work, education, and journalism.
A grade of C or better is required for all courses in the minor.
Requirements in the Minor: 18 credits
Scheduling Recommendation by Semester Standing given like (Sem: 1-2)
Prescribed Courses (12 credits)
- CRIMJ 100 (3) (Sem: 1-4)
- CRIMJ 210 (3) (Sem: 3-6)
- CRIMJ 220 (3) (Sem: 3-6)
- CRIMJ 230 (3) (Sem: 3-6)
Supporting Courses and Related Areas (6 credits)
Select 6 credits of 400-level CRIMJ courses (Sem: 7-8), excluding CRIMJ 495
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