College of Social and Behavioral Sciences2014-2015

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

Law, Rights and Justice, Minor

This minor is designed to meet the pre-law needs of students interested in attending law school, or any student who wants to learn more about legal doctrine, legal institutions, legal careers, and the practice of law.
This minor is multi-disciplinary and integrates knowledge from such fields of study as Criminology and Criminal Justice, Politics and International Affairs, Communication, English, Philosophy, Applied Indigenous Studies, and Disability Studies.


What Can I Do with a Minor in Law, Rights, and Justice?

This minor will provide a foundation to prepare students pursuing the following careers: attorney, paralegal, victim advocate, probation and parole, court clerk, law enforcement, private investigation, correction, and journalism.

University Requirements

  • A minor is earned in conjunction with a bachelor's degree.

    To receive a minor (18 to 24 units) at Northern Arizona University, you must complete a planned group of courses from one or more subject matter areas with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.0. At least 12 units of the minor must be unique to that minor and not applied to any other minor.


In addition to University Requirements:

  • Complete individual plan requirements.

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

Minimum Units for Completion 24


Minor Requirements
  • Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also take. For prerequisite information click on the course or see your advisor.

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