The criminal justice minor offers an opportunity to study crime and criminal justice while pursuing a major in another discipline.
This minor offers an opportunity for students to gain knowledge and competencies that are useful in a variety of career settings, including corrections, human services, social work, as well as public and social service administration. The minor can be an especially good fit for students majoring in psychology, human services or social work. All majors are welcome to consider the benefits of a criminal justice minor.
A student with a minor in criminal justice will be able to:
- describe criminal justice institutions and processes,
- apply knowledge of criminal behavior and the criminal justice system to criminal events, and
- analyze crime and criminal justice issues using theory and research