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Criminal Justice Studies

Minor Requirements & Courses


28 semester hours total

CJS 101 - Introduction to Criminal Justice Studies
SOC 350 - Social and Criminological Theory

Plus, 2 of the following:

CJS 203 - Victimology
CJS 204 - Police
CJS 205 - Criminal Courts
CJS 206 - Corrections
CJS 207 - The Death Penalty

Plus, 16 additional semester hours of CJS or SOC classes, of which at least 8 semester hours must be CJS courses, from the following:

CJS 200 - Studies in Criminology and Criminal Justice
CJS 201 - Juvenile Delinquency and Justice
CJS 202 - Criminology
CJS 215 - Drugs and Society
CJS 302 - Sociology of Law and Legal Systems
CJS 303 - Management and Leadership
CJS 304 - Crime and Law Enforcement in Rural Communities
CJS 405 - Critical Issues in Policing
SOC 101 - Principles of Sociology
SOC 102 - Deviance
SOC 204 - Social Work
SOC 209 - Minority/Majority Relations
SOC 214 - Social Class in America
SOC 241 - Sociology of Violence and Nonviolence
SOC 305 - Contemporary Organizational Sociology
SOC 306 - Sociology of Family

Or, Inside Out course when not CJS 202, or two additional two credit CJS courses from list above

Note: Sociology majors may not minor in Criminal Justice Studies.

 

What can you do with a Criminal Justice Studies degree?

Imagine yourself an investigator, detective, police officer, paralegal, counselor, or probation officer.