Justice Studies, Minor

Public Administration and Justice Studies

Extended Campuses

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. 

  • 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 18

Minor Requirements
  • 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.