The criminal justice minor is offered for those students who are interested in a theoretical and practical education in the field of criminal justice. A minor in criminal justice requires a minimum of 18 credits. To complete the minor, students must complete each of the following courses:
CRJS 181 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRJS 253 Introduction to Corrections
CRJS 254 Introduction to Policing
CRJS 355 Criminological Theory
CRJS 475 Criminal Procedure
One additional 300- or 400-level criminal justice elective
Please note that CRJS 181 is a prerequisite for all required minor courses and that CRJS 492 and GVPA 493 are not available to those minoring in criminal justice.
Last update: 5/14/2010
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