Minor in Criminal Justice
For more information contact Shawn Ingalls
The Criminal Justice minor is intended to give students a broad understanding of the criminal justice field, and to prepare students to work in positions that assist the field in accomplishing its mission. The minor is also designed to help students gain a strong understanding of their individual rights and an in-depth insight of current events as they relate to the criminal justice system. This minor is suitable for those interested in attending law school or working in the field of human services.
The Criminal Justice minor is available to all students, except those majoring in Criminal Justice and Homeland Security Studies.
CJ 151 Introduction to Criminal Justice*
CJ 251 Corrections and Alternatives or CJ 152 Juvenile Delinquency
CJ 253 Criminal Law and Procedure
CJ 354 Policing in America
CJ 358 Ethical Issues in Criminal Justice and Homeland Security
CJ 341/SB 344 Criminology or 400-level Special Topic course in Criminal Justice
*This course is the prerequisite for the other courses in the minor, however if a student is beginning the minor in the spring semester, permission from the instructor will allow him or her entrance into any of the other courses for the minor. It will be required that the student take CJ 151 as soon as it becomes available in the fall.