Jul 22, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Criminal Justice Minor (L)

The Criminal Justice minor provides students with the background for understanding crime, its causes, portions of the criminal justice system and their responses to crime, as well as researching crime.

REAL Curriculum

The Criminal Justice minor fulfills the L area of the REAL Curriculum. Students need majors and/or minors to fulfill the R, E, and A areas to complete the REAL Curriculum requirements.

General Education Requirements

General Education courses will be denoted below with a (GE). Students are required to take at least 30 credit hours of general education designated courses within their degree requirements. The Criminal Justice minor includes 6 general education credits.

Minor Requirements (18 credits)

Criminal Justice Electives (6 credits)

Two additional courses for a total of six credits of classes with a CRJU prefix are required. Courses taken to fulfill the requirements above, independent studies (CRJU 498 ), and internship hours (CRJU 484 ) do not satisfy this requirement. More than one CRJU 490  or CRJU 491  will count towards the six hours, provided that the topic of the seminar varies.

Total Credits Needed for Minor 15

Additional Information

In order to complete a minor in criminal justice, students must successfully complete all classes with a grade of “C-” or higher.