Even if you choose to major in a different degree program, such as psychology or history, you able to earn a minor in criminal justice to your degree. A minor is simply a secondary academic subject to add to your knowledge, whether it is professional or personal interest.
The minor in criminology and criminal justice requires students to complete 24 credit hours. You will have the opportunity to explore a variety of areas within the fields of criminology and criminal justice. The minor is designed to allow students as much flexibility as possible to pursue the topics in which they have the most interest. Policing in America, Criminal Law & Procedure, Corrections, Juvenile Justice, or Alcohol, Drugs, and Society are a few examples of classes that students may take.