The Criminal Justice minor will provide students with a multidisciplinary understanding of crime and justice drawing primarily from the discipline of sociology. Students pursuing a minor in criminal justice will take courses covering the fundamentals of criminology as well as additional courses focusing on key areas and issues in the study of crime. The minor will prepare students for a wide variety of careers in criminal justice such as corrections, policing, research, victim advocacy, case management as well careers in a variety of social-service settings.
A Criminal Justice minor consists of the following courses:
AND four (4) courses selected from the following 3-credit hour courses:
||Geographic Information Systems
||Courts and the Constitution in American Politics
||Women and Crime
||Media and Crime
||Substance Abuse & Behavior
||Conflict and Nonviolence
NOTE: Sociology (SOC) credit received for the above courses may not count towards both the sociology major/minor and the criminal justice minor. Credit may be applied to the Sociology major/minor OR the Criminal Justice minor.