Minors

The Criminal Justice program offers two minors: criminal justice and forensic science. The minor in criminal justice allows students majoring in other academic disciplines to explore criminal justice as a field of study. The minor in forensic science allows students majoring in other academic disciplines to explore forensic science as a field of study. Learn more about the details of each of these programs below.

Minor in Criminal Justice

A minor in criminal justice requires 21 hours of academic study. Required courses include: CRJU C105, CRJU C110 (or SOCI A215), CRJU C250 (or SOCI A315), CRJU C275, CRJU C300, and two additional criminal justice courses approved by the Department of Criminal Justice faculty. Please see the Criminal Justice department for more information.

 

Criminal Justice Minor Requirements
Total 21 crs
CRJU C105 Introduction to Criminal Justice Systems 3 crs.
CRJU C110 or SOCI A215 Criminology 3 crs.
CRJU C250 or SOCI A315 Juvenile Delinquency 3 crs.
CRJU C275 Deviant Behavior 3 crs.
CRJU C300 Research Methods - Criminology 3 crs.
CRJU elective CRJU C100-499, FRSC C100-499 3 crs.
CRJU elective CRJU C100-499, FRSC C100-499 3 crs.

 

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Minor in Forensic Science

A minor in forensic science requires 21 hours of academic study. Required courses include: FRSC C100, FRSC C200, FRSC C201, FRSC C301, FRSC C498, and any two additional forensic science-related courses.  Please see the Criminal Justice department for more information. 

 

Forensic Science Minor Requirements
Total 21 crs
FRSC C100 Introduction to Forensic Science 3 crs.
FRSC C200 Criminalistics I: Crime Scence 3 crs.
FRSC C201 Criminalistics II: Crime Lab 3 crs.
FRSC C302 Criminalistics III: Controlled Substances 3 crs.
FRSC elective FRSC C100-499 3 crs.
FRSC elective FRSC C100-499 3 crs.
FRSC C498 Independent Research in Forensics 3 crs.

 

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