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Courses (Minor)


A total of 21 credits are required to complete the criminal justice minor. To complete the CJ minor, students are required to complete the following courses:

  • CJ 110: Introduction to the Criminal Justice Process (3 credits)
  • Choose ONE of the following (3 credits): CJ 35-244 (Correctional Process), OR CJ 35-270 (Introductory Criminal Law), OR CJ 35-281 (Elementary Statistics in Criminal Justice Research XM), OR CJ 35-288 Police in Modern Society
  • CJ 312: Management of Criminal Justice Organizations[1] (3 credits)
  • CJ 318: Adjudication Process in Criminal Justice (3 credits)
  • CJ 351: Theoretical Criminology (3 credits)
  • One Upper Level CJ Elective Course (3 credits)
  • CJ 35-358: Major Criminal Justice Issues (3 credits);  this is a senior capstone course, and should be taken during your final semester before you graduate.


[1] PA 221 (Introduction to Public Administration), which is occasionally offered by the Department of Public Administration can be substituted for the CJ 312 requirement.