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Criminology and Criminal Justice Minor

MINOR REQUIREMENTS

COURSE

TITLE

CREDITS

CJ 151 or

CJ 201

Criminal Justice Systems or

Foundations in Criminology

3

CJ 315

Behavioral Sciences Statistics

3

Electives

CJ 300-400 level courses

12

A cumulative grade point average of 2.0 (C) or better is required for this minor.

Upon completion of the Criminology & Criminal Justice minor, students will be able to:

  1. Describe the interrelated institutions and processes of the criminal justice system, including the basic rights guaranteed to each individual by both state and federal constitutions and laws.

  2. Articulate a working knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods by explaining the various social science methods of inquiry and use these to test specific criminological research questions.