Justice Studies Minor
The justice studies minor is an interdisciplinary program that blends topics from humanities departments (e.g., philosophy), social science departments (e.g., psychology, sociology, women's and gender studies), departments that include both humanities and social science faculty (history, political science) and professionally oriented departments (education, family studies, social work). Topics studied include courts, family violence, rights, substance abuse, juvenile justice, school law, children as witnesses, hate crimes and community policing.
The minor in justice studies requires students to take a total of five courses (20 credits) each with a grade of C- or better in order to complete the program. Students are allowed to "double count" no more than two courses toward their major and minor, and are not allowed to take more than two courses from any one department (except for justice studies).
|JUST 401||Introduction to Justice Studies||4|
|Select one of the following:||4|
|Politics of Crime and Justice|
|Supreme Court and the Constitution|
|Select three elective courses from the justice studies approved course list 1||12|
This list is approved and published yearly by the Justice Studies Executive Committee. Departmental offerings that are currently accepted for the minor are listed on the Justice Studies major page.
For program information on the forensics minor, see the Forensics Minor program page.