Criminal Justice Administration

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Criminal Justice Minors

Crime Scene Investigation
Criminal Justice Administration
Corrections
Juvenile Justice

Minor in CSI - Crime Scene Investigation

A minor in CSI-Crime Scene Investigation is designed to prepare students who are seeking careers utilizing crime scene investigation techniques and crime scene analysis. The minor provides students with the necessary skills to accurately investigate and process crime scenes, which include legal aspects, police response, photography, diagramming, and collecting physical evidence. Writing reports and presenting courtroom testimony are additional skills that will be developed. Students pursuing this minor may seek employment with investigative agencies on the federal, state, and local levels.

A minor in CSI-Crime Scene Investigation consists of 24 credit hours. Students must a have a faculty adviser for a minor in CSI-Crime Scene Investigation.

Minor in CSI -
Crime Scene Investigation

  Credit Hours
LE 200 Crime Scene Investigation I 3  
LE 220 Crime Scene Photography 3  
LE 280 Interview & Report Writing (WI) 3  
CJAd 340 Crime Scene Investigation II 3  
CJAd 390 Crime Analysis 3  
CJAd 400 Homicide Investigation 3  
CJAd 450 Criminal Evidence 3  
Select one of the following:    
LE 210 Criminal Procedure 3  
LE 250 Criminal Law 3  
  Total Hours   24

Minor in Criminal Justice Administration

A minor in Criminal Justice Administration is designed for students who wish to combine a major with the versatile criminal justice administration minor. Students majoring in business, biology, international studies, psychology, sociology or other related fields who have a desire to work in the field of criminal justice will find this minor beneficial.

A minor in Criminal Justice Administration consists of 21 credit hours. Students must a have a faculty adviser for a minor in Criminal Justice Administration.

Minor in
Criminal Justice Administration

  Credit Hours
LE 100 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3  
LE 210 Criminal Procedure 3  
LE 232 Ethics in Criminal Justice 3  
LE 250 Criminal Law 3  
LE & CJAd Electives* 12  
  Total Hours   24
*(Students may select 12 hours from LE and CJAd electives.
At least nine (9) hours must be Upper Division)

Minor in Corrections

A minor in Corrections is designed to prepare students who are seeking careers in the field of adult or juvenile corrections. A minor in Corrections offers students a variety of employment possibilities in local, state, and federal agencies. These employment opportunities include juvenile or adult probation and parole officer, pretrial or post-trial investigator, detention officer, corrections specialist, or corrections caseworker. Students majoring in criminal justice, psychology, sociology or other related fields who have a desire to work in the field of corrections will find this minor beneficial.

A minor in Corrections consists of 24 credit hours. Students must a have a faculty adviser for a minor in Corrections.

Minor in Corrections

  Credit Hours
LE 210 Criminal Procedure 3  
CJAd 320 Probation and Parole 3  
CJAd 411 Juvenile Corrections (WI) 3  
CJAd 412 Correctional Practices (WI) 3  
Soc 351 Criminology 3  
Soc 362 Deviant Behavior 3  
Soc 391 Penology and Corrections 3  
Psy 221 Psychology of Personal Adjustment 3  
 
Total Hours
  24

Minor in Juvenile Justice

A minor in Juvenile Justice is designed to prepare students who are seeking careers in the Juvenile Justice System. Adjudication and aftercare of the juvenile offender as well as child protection are the primary emphases of a minor in Juvenile Justice.

Students majoring in criminal justice, psychology, sociology or other related fields who have a desire to work in the Juvenile Justice System will find this minor beneficial. Juvenile officer, child abuse investigator, and group home counselor, are just a few of the employment options available to a graduate with a Juvenile Justice minor.

A minor in Juvenile Justice consists of 24 credit hours. Students must a have a faculty adviser for a minor in Juvenile Justice.

Minor in Juvenile Justice

  Credit Hours
LE 250 Criminal Law 3  
CJAd 275 The Juvenile Justice System 3  
CJAd 320 Probation and Parole 3  
CJAd 410 Juvenile Procedures 3  
CJAd 411 Juvenile Corrections 3  
CJAd 430 Family Violence 3  
Soc 312 Juvenile Delinquency 3  
Select one from the following:    
Psy 300 Child Development 3  
Psy 301 Adolescent Development 3  
 
Total Hours
  24
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