Criminal Justice Minor

A minor in Criminal Justice offers a broad and theoretical view of the criminal justice process, including sociological and political factors related to crime and criminal justice. Criminal Justice minors are strongly encouraged to take social science statistics as their quantitative reasoning requirement. Minors are required to complete an internship that bridges the theory into practice within the field.

Minor Requirements

  • The following courses are required courses to receive the Criminal Justice Minor:
  • Introduction to the Criminal Justice System
  •  Constitutional Law or PO 334 Civil Liberties
  • Criminology
  • Internship

Criminal Justice Minor Electives

  • Ethical Theory and Moral Issues
  • Deviance
  • Juvenile Delinquency 
  • Political Philosophy
  • Appellate Legal Reasoning: Moot Court
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Supreme Court in American Politics 

A minimum of 21 credit hours is required, with at least 9 credits earned in courses numbered 300 or above.