Criminology Minor

Students who wish to minor in criminology and criminal justice should contact the chair of the department as early as possible, but no later than the beginning of the junior year, to discuss student interests and the best timing of courses to fit those interests. A prospectus will be submitted at that time which includes a statement outlining the student’s interests in the area and a schedule which will allow successful completion of the course requirements. Post facto completion of the minor may not be approved.

The minor program in criminology and criminal justice requires the five courses, 15 credit hours, listed below. The courses should be taken in the following sequence.

Minor Requirements
CJS 101Introduction to Criminology3
CJS 305Criminological Theory3
CJS 326Deviance3
CJS 321Law,Society & Social Science3
CJS 323Juvenile Delinquency3
Total Credit Hours15