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Overview

Study the U.S. criminal justice system from a variety of academic perspectives.

This program will challenge you to:

  • Learn about our criminal justice system and how it is connected to a variety of disciplines.
  • Think critically about law enforcement, criminal justice and the prison system.
  • Explore different career options within the criminal justice field.
Humanities & Fine Arts Social Sciences & History Natural Sciences & Mathematics Professional Studies & Enhancements
Minor
Criminal Justice Studies Minor (Humanities and Fine Arts)

Peaks this program fulfills

  • Humanities & Fine Arts

Courses and Requirements

View this degree in the course catalog

15-16 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Minor Requirements

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
IND-368 The Prison Experience 3 credits
SOC-330 Criminology and Deviance 3 credits

 

Complete 9 credits from the following:

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
ENG-219 Thief Making and Thief Taking: 19 Century Crime Literature 3 credits
ENG-226 Postmodernism and Human Rights Activism 3 credits
ENG-232 The Literature of Slavery 3 credits
ENG-233 The Literature of Immigrants 3 credits
ENG-235 Prose and Cons 3 credits
ENG-323 Postcolonial Studies 3 credits
ENG-324 Narratives Against Oppression 3 credits
ENG-325 Constructing World Literatures 3 credits
ENG-330 African American Literature 3 credits
ENG-332 Adrienne Rich 3 credits
PHI-331 Ethics 3 credits
SOC-399T Special Topics in Sociology 3 credits
SOC-497 Internship 1-3 credits

 

Humanities & Fine Arts Social Sciences & History Natural Sciences & Mathematics Professional Studies & Enhancements
Minor
Criminal Justice Studies Minor (Social Sciences and History)

Peaks this program fulfills

  • Social Sciences & History

Courses and Requirements

View this degree in the course catalog

15-16 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Minor Requirements

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
IND-368 The Prison Experience 3 credits
SOC-330 Criminology and Deviance 3 credits

 

Choose 9 credits from the following:

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
ATH-202 Cultural Diversity 3 credits
EDU-300 Schools and Society 3 credits
POE-241 Introduction to Public Policy 3 credits
PSY-404 Abnormal Psychology 3 credits
PSY-407 Introduction to Forensic Psychology 3 credits
SOC-299T Special Topics in Sociology 3 credits
SOC-340 Cultural Criminology 3 credits
SOC-349 Social Stratification 3 credits
SOC-497 Internship 1-3 credits
SOC-399T Special Topics in Sociology 3 credits

 

Humanities & Fine Arts Social Sciences & History Natural Sciences & Mathematics Professional Studies & Enhancements
Minor
Criminal Justice Studies Minor (Professional Studies and Enhancements)

Peaks this program fulfills

  • Professional Studies & Enhancements

Courses and Requirements

View this degree in the course catalog

15-16 credits (Total does not include prerequisite courses)

Minor Requirements

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
IND-368 The Prison Experience 3 credits
SOC-330 Criminology and Deviance 3 credits

 

Complete 9 credits from the following:

Course ID Course Name Number of Credits
BUS-391 Legal Environment 3 credits
CHE-124 Forensic Science 2 credits
CHE-124L Forensic Science Lab 1 credits
EDU-300 Schools and Society 3 credits
POE-241 Introduction to Public Policy 3 credits
PSY-407 Introduction to Forensic Psychology 3 credits
SOC-399T Special Topics in Sociology 3 credits
SOC-497 Internship 1-3 credits