Criminal Justice Minor

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Sociology Department
Heba Khalil, Ph.D.
Interim Department Chair
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Criminal Justice Minor

Below is the coursework required to minor in criminal justice. For an overview of this program, see Sociology and Anthropology Degrees.

Requirements 24 hours
Criminal Justice Minor (24 hours)
SOC 1110 Introduction to Sociology 4 hours
CRIM 1010 Introduction To Criminal Justice 4 hours
CRIM 3150 Criminology 4 hours
CRIM Electives
(Up to 9 hours of criminal justice courses can be transferred with approval of the department chair.)
12 hours

CRIM 1010 Introduction To Criminal Justice (4 hours)

A survey course providing an overall view of the criminal justice system, the law, law enforcement, the courts, and corrections.

(Normally offered each fall semester.)

Archway Curriculum: Integrative Core: Democracy Thread
CRIM 3150 Criminology (4 hours)

This course offers an examination of contemporary problems in crime and delinquency with emphasis upon the theories of deviant behavior and correction.

Prerequisite(s): CRIM 1010 Introduction To Criminal Justice and SOC 1110 Introduction to Sociology.

(Normally offered each spring semester.)

Archway Curriculum: Essential Connections: Writing Instructive
Archway Curriculum: Justice Thread
SOC 1110 Introduction to Sociology (4 hours)

This course is an introduction to using the sociological perspective as a method of social inquiry. Students explore such basic concepts as culture, socialization, social structure, social interaction, and social change. They study and apply the theories and research methodologies used to investigate human social interaction. These concepts are applied to social topics such as race, class, gender, family, crime, population, environment, and others.
(Normally offered each semester.)

Archway Curriculum: Foundational Literacies: Scientific Investigations: Social Science