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Minors

The Criminology and Justice program offers two minors: criminal justice and forensic science. The minor in criminal justice allows students majoring in other academic disciplines to explore criminal justice as a field of study. The minor in forensic science allows students majoring in other academic disciplines to explore forensic science as a field of study. Learn more about the details of each of these programs below.

Minor in Criminal Justice

A minor in criminal justice requires 21 hours of academic study. Required courses include: CRIM A105, CRIM A110 (or SOCI A215), CRIM A250 (or SOCI A315), CRIM A275, CRIM A300, and two additional criminal justice courses approved by the Department of Criminology and Justice faculty. Please see the Criminology and Justice department for more information.

 

Criminal Justice Minor Requirements
Total 21 crs
CRIM A105 Introduction to Criminal Justice Systems 3 crs.
CRIM A110 or SOCI A215 Criminology 3 crs.
CRIM A250 or SOCI A315 Juvenile Delinquency 3 crs.
CRIM A275 Deviant Behavior 3 crs.
CRIM A300 Research Methods - Criminology 3 crs.
CRIM elective CRIM A100-499, FRSC A100-499 3 crs.
CRIM elective CRIM A100-499, FRSC A100-499 3 crs.

 

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Minor in Forensic Science

A minor in forensic science requires 21 hours of academic study. Required courses include: FRSC A100, FRSC A200, FRSC A201, FRSC A301, FRSC A498, and any two additional forensic science-related courses.  Please see the Criminal Justice department for more information. 

 

Forensic Science Minor Requirements
Total 21 crs
FRSC A100 Introduction to Forensic Science 3 crs.
FRSC A200 Criminalistics I: Crime Scence 3 crs.
FRSC A201 Criminalistics II: Crime Lab 3 crs.
FRSC A301 Criminalistics III: Controlled Substances 3 crs.
FRSC elective FRSC A100-499 3 crs.
FRSC elective FRSC A100-499 3 crs.
FRSC A498 Independent Research in Forensics 3 crs.

 

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