Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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Public Administration and Justice Studies

Justice Studies, Minor


Academic Information

The courses offered in the Justice Studies Minor are designed to provide students from other programs with a general understanding of the criminal justice process so they can understand and evaluate issues facing the criminal justice field. Students pursing a degree in fields such as public administration, political science, sociology, and psychology will find the theoretical and practical courses offered in this minor beneficial to their pursuit of employment in the public sector, particularly areas involving the criminal justice system.

This minor is not available to students pursuing the BA or BS in Justice Studies.  Please contact an advisor for more information. 

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Public Administration and Justice Studies

Justice Studies, Minor


Careers

What Can I Do with a Minor in Justice Studies?

If you’re earning a degree in a field such as public administration, political science, sociology, or psychology, you will find the theoretical and practical courses offered in this minor beneficial to your pursuit of employment in the public sector, particularly areas involving the criminal justice system. Careers in law enforcement, probation and parole, corrections, legal offices, and victim advocacy are just a few of the options you may choose to pursue.

Career opportunities that might be pursued:
  • Law enforcement (local, state, or federal)
  • Probation
  • Parole
  • Corrections
  • Private security
  • Court personnel
  • Legal offices
  • Juvenile justice
  • Victim advocacy

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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Public Administration and Justice Studies

Justice Studies, Minor


University Requirements

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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Public Administration and Justice Studies

Justice Studies, Minor


Overview

In addition to University Requirements:

Please note that you may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

No more than 50% of the units used to satisfy minor requirements may be used to satisfy major requirements.

Minimum Units for Completion 18
Some online/blended coursework Required

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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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Public Administration and Justice Studies

Justice Studies, Minor


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Minor Requirements
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Academic Catalog - 2018-2019

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Public Administration and Justice Studies

Justice Studies, Minor


Campus Availability

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