Criminal Justice Minor

The 15-credit minor in Criminal Justice allows students to explore the three core components of the criminal justice system: law enforcement, the courts, and corrections.  Students will examine the critical issues of violent and non-violent crime in society, including their causes and harmful effects.  Cutting-edge crime prevention and reduction strategies, including community-based policing and the use of new technologies in policing, will be explored. 

Best Fit Major:  Human Services

Required Criminal Justice Minor Courses
CJ-101Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CJ-200Criminal Law3
CJ-202Prisons: Punishment and Rehabilitation In America3
Elective Courses
Select two of the following:6
Criminal Procedure and Process
Criminal Investigation
Criminal Justice Systems and the Community
Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice
Fundamentals of Criminal Trial Practice
Total Credits15