Criminology and Criminal Justice, Minor
A minor in criminology and criminal justice provides students with a foundation for understanding the core concepts and values of these disciplines, as well as an introduction to a variety of criminology and criminal justice professions. A total of 18 credits are required for the completion of the criminology and criminal justice minor.
|Criminology and Criminal Justice Required Courses|
|CCJ 1010||Introduction to Criminal Justice||3|
|CCJ 2050||Multiculturalism for Criminal Justice Professionals||3|
|or CCJ 2051||Multiculturalism for Professionals|
|CCJ 2150||Criminology: Nature of Crime||3|
|CCJ 3200||Ethics in Criminal Justice||3|
|Criminology and Criminal Justice Electives|
|Select two of the following:||6|
|Policing & Society|
|Institutional & Community Corrections|
|Juvenile Justice & Delinquency|
|Contemporary Theories of Crime 1|
|Corporate & White Collar Crime|
|Understanding Serial Killers|
|Victimology & Victimization|
|Gender, Sexuality, and the Criminal Justice System|
|Race, Ethnicity, and the Criminal Justice System|
|Mental Health & Crime|
|Research Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice|
|Statistics in Criminology and Criminal Justice|
|Violence Against Women|
|Criminal Law & Procedure|
|Criminology and Criminal Justice Internship|
Students are advised to take CCJ 2150 Criminology: Nature of Crime (3 cr) prior to CCJ 3150 Contemporary Theories of Crime (3 cr) and CCJ 3700 Research Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice (3 cr) and CCJ 3700 Research Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice (3 cr) prior to CCJ 3750 Statistics in Criminology and Criminal Justice (3 cr).
- Cumulative GPA of at least 2.00.
- Minimum grade of “C” in all Criminology and Criminal Justice (CCJ) Courses.