Minors and Concentrations

Minor in Criminal Justice
 

Any non criminal justice major may participate in a minor in criminal justice by adhering to the following policy:

  1. Apply by completing a form provided by the Office of Student Records which will be forwarded to the appropriate departments for evaluation.
  2. Take eighteen hours of elective course work in the following areas:       Take both:

                                       CJ 101                 Introduction to Criminal Justice
                                       CJ 204                 Crime and Society

                    Take one that relates to your area of request:

CJ 102                 Juvenile Delinquency 
CJ 103                 Introduction to Security
CJ 200                 Introduction to Corrections
CJ 202                 Introduction to Law & Justice 
CJ 205                 Drugs, Crime, and the CJ System
RH/HS 203  Introduction to Counseling or RH/HS 204 Basic Interviewing Skills

 Select exactly one group below from A – H, and take any 3 courses listed within the group (9 credit hours):

A. Corrections
B. Criminology

C. Family Violence

D. Investigations

CJ 300 Probation, Parole, and Community Based Corrections

CJ 302 Juvenile Justice System

CJ/HS/PSY 316 Family Violence

CJ 304 Organized Crime/Career Criminal

CJ 400 Advanced Issues in Corrections

CJ 304 Organized Crime & Career Criminal

CJ/HS/PSY 317 Family Violence Treatment

CJ 314 Environmental Investigation

HS 300 Introduction to Chemical Dependency

CJ 307 Women and CJ System

CJ 334 Analysis of Sexual Offenses & the Sex Offender

CJ 315 Laws and Rules of Evidence

PSY 410 Forensic Psychology

CJ 320 Global Crime and Comparative CJ Systems

CJ 416 Advanced Issues in Family Violence

CJ 404 Criminal Investigation/Criminalistics

 

CJ 334 Analysis of Sexual Offenses & the Sex Offender

CJ 417 Violent Phenomena
 
 
 
OR
 
HS 315 Child Welfare

ECI 340 Intelligence Research Methods

OR

ECI 350 Law of Economic Crime

 

CJ 335 Diversity Issues in CJ

OR
SO 306 Cultural Diversity

RH/HS 203 Introduction to Counseling

OR
RH/HS 204 Basic Interviewing Skills
 FS 320 Interview & Interrogation Techniques
 

CJ 402 Advanced Criminological Theory

HS 300 Introduction to Chemical Dependency

 
 
CJ 417 Violent Phenomena
HS 330 Violent Children
 
 
 
HS 403 Family Counseling
 
 
 
 
 

E. Juvenile Justice

F. Law

G. Police Management

H. Security Management

CJ 302 Juvenile Justice System

CJ 315 Laws and Rules of Evidence

CJ 310 Introduction to Policing/Professional Entry

CJ 303 Retail Security

CJ/HS/PSY 316 Family Violence

ECI 350 Law of Economic Crime

CJ 311 Police Management and Organization

CJ 321 Terrorism and Homeland Security

CJ/HS/PSY 317 Family Violence Treatment and Prevention

LW 302 Introduction to Criminal Law and Procedure

CJ 312 Police: Human Dimensions
CJ 333 Information Security

CJ 402 Advanced Criminological Theory

LW 312 Environmental Law (Core)

CJ 411 Police, Politics, and Professionalism

CJ 403 Security Administration

CJ/HS/PSY 416 Advanced Issues in Family Violence

LW 402 The US Constitution: Legal and Historical Perspectives (Core)

CJ 412 Advanced Issues in Policing

 FS 320 Interview and Interrogation Techniques
CJ 417 Violent Phenomena

LW/HS 410 Child/Family Law (Core)

 
 

LW/HS 410 Child/Family Law (Core)

 
 
 
Total credit hours 18

*Forensic Science/CSI majors are not eligible for group D, Investigations (above), as those classes are required in the FS/CSI program.

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