Criminal Justice, Minor

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Are you interested in the process of evaluating justice and criminal case outcomes? A criminal justice minor may be for you.

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Why Minor in Criminal Justice at PBA?

If you are majoring in psychology, sociology, law, or a related field, a criminal justice minor can complement your program of study by adding knowledge and skills in the criminal justice system. Understanding law enforcement, legal processes, and the criminal justice system can enhance your professional resume and prepare you for new career opportunities.

You’ll apply knowledge in criminal justice as it applies to social issues related to crime, justice, and public policy.

If you are considering post-graduate degrees, a minor in criminal justice can provide a solid foundation for future studies in law or criminal justice related fields.

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What You'll Learn

You’ll study a range of topics in criminal justice and have the opportunity to choose electives that align with your interests and career goals.

  • General Psychology
  • Introduction to Criminal Law

Choose 4 of the following:

  • White Collar and Financial Crime
  • Philosophy of Law
  • Law, Litigation, and Advocacy: Exploring Mock Trial
  • Principles of International Law
  • American Constitutionalism: Rights and Liberties
  • American Criminal Law: Exploring the Justice System
  • Personality Theories
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Note: PSY 2133: General Psychology is a prerequisite to the PSY elective courses.

Learn more about your classes and requirements in the course catalog.

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