2022-2023 Academic Catalog

Minor in Criminal Justice

The Minor in Criminal Justice (CJUG) offered by the Department of Sociology will give students an operational knowledge of the three branches of the criminal justice system: policing, the courts, and corrections/rehabilitation.  The students will be engaged in empirical projects grounded in criminology theory.  The minor will also expose them to the major demographic forces that shape the criminal justice system in the United States and beyond.

Program Requirements:

CJS 200Introduction to Criminial Justice3
SOC 344Methods of Social Research3
CJS 310Criminology3
CJS 225Law Enforcement3
or CJS 230 Introduction to Correctioms
CJS 220Juvenile Delinquency3
or CJS 313 American Ct Systems Honors
CJS 492Topics in Criminal Justice (or any 300 or 400 Level CJS course)3
Total Credits18