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The Criminal Justice Minor

15 Credit Minor in Criminal Justice

This minor is not available to Sociology Majors with a Criminal Justice Concentration

One required course

103 Introduction to Criminal Justice

One of the following Inequality courses:
(courses from other Departments may be cross-listed as electives, where appropriate):

208 Racial and Ethnic Groups
209 Social Stratification
210 Sociology of Sex and Gender
321 White Collar Crime
370 Gender, Crime and Justice
371 Race, Crime and Justice

One of the following Theories of Crime courses:
(courses from other Departments may be cross-listed as electives, where appropriate):

211 Social Deviance
213 Criminology
216 Delinquency and Society

Two of the following Sociology courses:
(at least 3 credits at the 300-level or above)

211 Social Deviance
212 Drugs and Society
213 Criminology
216 Delinquency and Society
218 Treatment and Community Corrections
222 Introduction to Peace and Justice
264 Police and Society
321 White Collar Crime
370 Gender, Crime and Justice
371 Race, Crime and Justice
409 Correctional Policy and Practice
421 Criminal Justice Policy
450 Fieldwork (3 credits in criminal justice related placement)*

Six credits may double count toward the Sociology Major

This minor is not available to Sociology Majors with a Criminal Justice Concentration.

*Fieldwork: Sociology Majors must have completed twenty-one credits in the major. Non-majors must have completed 12 credits in criminal justice class work. Requires an internship in a community setting directly related to criminology and the criminal justice system. Fieldwork combines independent study under a faculty mentor with an internship placement in a local organization. A minimum of 5 hours in placement per week (or 75 hours per semester) and one hour of meetings with the instructor per week (or 15 hours per semester) is required for 3 credits.