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Criminal Justice

The cross disciplinary minor in criminal justice is designed for students who are preparing for careers in law enforcement, corrections, judicial administration or other areas related to the study or management of crime, either directly upon graduation or after further graduate training. The requirement for a minor in criminal justice is 21 credits.  Students should allow a minimum of four semesters in which to complete the minor.

Required Courses

Credit Hours

CRJU 215. Introduction to Criminal Justice

            3

CRJU 225. Ethics in Criminal Justice

            3

Choose at least one course from each of the following units:

           

Human Behavior

            3

SOCI 214. Social Deviance

           

SOCI 327. Juvenile Delinquency

           

SOCI/CRJU 325. Criminology

           

PSYC 250. Introduction to Abnormal Psychology (Non PSYC majors only)

           

or PSYC 335. Abnormal Psychology (PSYC majors)

           

PSYC/JUST 316. Human Development and Crime

           

Law and Procedure

            3

CRJU 321. Criminalistics

           

JUST 327. Criminal Law

           

CRJU 328. Criminal Procedure

           

CRJU 329. Criminal Investigation and Evidence

           

Institutions

            3

JUST 330. Corrections

           

CRJU 335. Law Enforcement

           

CRJU 337. Courts and the Judiciary

           

CRJU 340. Administration in Criminal Justice

           

Choose two additional courses from those listed above or from the following:

            6

CRJU 301. Special Topics in Criminal Justice

           

CRJU 401. Internship in Criminal Justice

           


            21