The Minor in Criminal Justice

A minor in Criminal Justice provides students with an opportunity to apply sociological concepts and theories to the criminal justice system, including the broader environment, institutions, and  social actors with which it intersects. Students who choose to minor in Criminal Justice, primarily from other Departments, must complete the following required courses with a grade of "C" or better:

CHOOSE SIX COURSES (18 credits) 

SOCI 205 Contemporary Social Problems *
SOCI 305 Juvenile Delinquency
SOCI 308 Criminology
SOCI 310 Social Psychology
SOCI 315 Sociology of Law and Law Enforcement
SOCI 330 Sociology of Jails and Prisons
SOCI 331 Community-Based Corrections
SOCI 408 Research Methods in Criminal Justice and Criminology
SOCI 430 Sociology of Deviance
SOCI 453 Internship/Independent Research**

*May not be used to satisfy concurrently the requirements for the major in Sociology and the minor in Criminal Justice.
**Pre-approval required for enrollment in this course.