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A criminal justice and criminology minor can strengthen your education. It’s a strong complement for students studying journalism, politics, sociology, social work, political science, or philosophy; students who plan on attending law school; or students seeking careers in public service.

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The criminal justice minor track requires a minimum of 18 credits in the following courses. Six elective credits in criminal justice and criminology courses at the 300 level or above are required. Credits earned in CRM JST 311 (Field Experience) and CRM JST 599 (Independent Reading) do not count toward the minimum 18 credits required for this minor.

Required CoursesCredits
CRM JST 110: Introduction to Criminal Justice3
CRM JST 271: Introduction to Policing3
CRM JST 273: Introduction to Corrections3
CRM JST 275: Introduction to Criminal Courts3
300 Level: Upper-Level Criminal Justice Electives (2)6
Total Credits18
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