Criminology and Criminal Justice, Minor

Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice

College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

This minor allows students to choose approved electives that parallel their interests in such areas as politics, global security, race, gender, violent crime, white collar crime, and as portrayed in the media. The plan also provides opportunities to consider the meaning of justice in varied situations.

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

    To receive a minor (18 - 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.

Students may be able to use some courses to meet more than one requirement. Contact your advisor for details.

Minimum Units for Completion 21
Fieldwork Experience/Internship Optional

Minor Requirements
  • Take the following 21 units:You may apply no more than 9 units of coursework transferred from another university to this minor.
  • Be aware that some courses may have prerequisites that you must also successfully complete. For prerequisite information, click on the course or see your advisor.