College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Sociology
215 Merrill Hall
The Criminology and Justice Studies minor aligns well for students in psychology, sociology, political science and applied conflict management majors, as well as for those students interested in forensics or federal law enforcement. The program provides students with a broad understanding of the functions, roles and critical issues within all of the components of criminal, juvenile and civil justice.
Course Title Credits
JUS 12000 Introduction to Justice Studies 3
22300 Police Role 3
26701 Corrections 3
36702 Criminology 3
Justice Studies and/or Paralegal Studies upper-division electives* 12
*Courses that cannot be used as an upper-division elective: JUS 45093 Variable Title Workshop,
JUS 45096 Individual Investigation and JUS 46792 Internship.
Minimum cumulative 2.00 GPA required for graduation.