Court Advocacy Minor

This minor explores the issues associated with supporting crime victims as they navigate the criminal justice system. Students will study criminal behavior, the criminal justice system, and the issues of both child and adult victims of crime.
NOTE: This minor may not be declared with the following majors: BS Human Services: Court Advocacy or BS Applied Psychology: Court Advocacy.
Students will have the opportunity to:
1. Identify the needs of crime victims (both child and adult).
2. Describe the behaviors of victims and criminals.

All minor courses must be completed with a minimum grade of C-, and a 2.0 grade point average must be maintained in courses for the minor. Two courses must be at the upper level (600 or 700). Only one overlap is allowed between major and minor.


Minor Requirements

CRIM 410Introduction to Criminology4
CRIM 555The Criminal Justice System4
CRIM 645Crime Victim Rights and Remedies4
SOCI 675Child Abuse and Neglect4
SOSC 710Social Stratification and Inequality4
Total Credits20