With a minor in Criminal Justice, you will gain a focused understanding of the structures, philosophies and processes of the criminal justice system. In addition to the regular degree requirements of the University, you must take 18 semester hours in Criminal Justice, including the courses listed below.

REQUIRED MINOR CORE

Complete the following courses.

  • - Introduction to Criminal Justice (3 s.h.)
  • - Criminal Law & Procedure (3 s.h.)
  • - Ethics and the Law (3 s.h.)

ELECTIVE(S) IN MINOR

Complete three Criminal Justice courses.

  • - Service Learning - Mentoring (1 s.h.)
  • - The Law of War (3 s.h.)
  • - Crime in Film (3 s.h.)
  • - Criminal Law in Indian Country (3 s.h.)
  • - Juvenile Justice (3 s.h.)
  • - Drugs & Crime in Modern Society (3 s.h.)
  • - Use of Force in Policing (3 s.h.)
  • - Issues in Current Research (1 s.h.)
  • - Trial Process (3 s.h.)
  • - The Science & Law of Evidence (3 s.h.)
  • - Advanced Criminal Procedure (3 s.h.)
  • - Evidence II (3 s.h.)
  • - Forensic Psychology (3 s.h.)
  • - World Criminal Justice Systems (3 s.h.)
  • - Special Topics (1-3 s.h.)
  • - Internship (1-4 s.h.)
  • - White Collar Crime (3 s.h.)
  • - Const Issues & Crim Justce Cases (3 s.h.)
  • - Policing:Operations & Issues (3 s.h.)
  • - Policing II (3 s.h.)
  • - Corrections: Operations & Issues (3 s.h.)
  • - Capital Punishment (3 s.h.)
  • - Practicum (2-3 s.h.)
  • - Independent Study (1-3 s.h.)

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