Criminal Justice Minor

20 semester hours, including:

  • SOCI 101: Introduction to Sociology
  • SOCI 201: Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • 4 semester hours of a SOCI Inequality Elective course. Choose from SOCI 210 (Gender and Society), 240 (Social Problems), 332 (Race and Ethnicity), or 410 (Social Stratification).
  • 4 semester hours of a SOCI Criminal Justice Elective course. Choose SOCI 226 (Delinquency and Juvenile Justice), 287 (ST in Criminal Justice), 387 (ST in Criminal Justice), 413 (Criminological Theory), 494 (Gender and Violence), or 495 (Internship).
  • 4 semester hours of a Criminal Justice Elective course. Choose a SOCI course not already used above, including SOCI 226 (Delinquency and Juvenile Justice), 287 (ST in Criminal Justice), 387 (ST in Criminal Justice), 413 (Criminological Theory), 494 (Gender and Violence), 495 (Internship), or approved courses outside SOCI, including BUSA 303 (Business Law and Ethics), PHIL 125 (Ethics and the Good Life), PHIL 128 (Politics and the Good Society), PHIL 227 (Philosophy and Race), or PHIL 229 (Human Rights).

Majors and minors are expected to maintain a minimum grade of C- in criminal justice and sociology classes.

Declare your Minor

If you would like to declare your minor in criminal justice schedule a meeting with the department chair,
Kate Luther

Due to shared core curriculum, students may not double major in criminal justice and sociology. Students may major in criminal justice and minor in sociology.