PART OF THE PUBLIC POLICY, SOCIETY, AND IDENTITY FLIGHT PATH

Minor: Criminology
(CRIM)

The criminology minor affords students the opportunity to analyze how society defines, regulates and seeks to prevent criminal behavior as well as considering what factors lead people to commit crimes. Students select courses from multiple social scientific disciplines including sociology, anthropology, political science, psychology and indigenous, race and ethnic studies to gain an understanding of the nature of crime, including the social and cultural factors contributing to criminal behavior and institutional efforts to prevent it. They also gain skills in analyzing evidence as well as identifying, apprehending and rehabilitating perpetrators.

 
TOP FIVE REASONS TO STUDY Criminology
  1. Analyze qualitative and quantitative evidence.

  2. Examine the criminal justice system from a variety of perspectives.

  3. Identify multifaceted solutions to issues in criminal justice.

  4. Develop critical thinking skills.

  5. Prepare for a wide variety of careers with real-world implications.

Criminology

College of Arts and Sciences
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COURSES YOU
MAY NEED

     

MINOR CREDITS

Required       16 credits
Electives       20 credits


Total       36 credits

WHERE CAN I GO? WHAT WILL I LEARN? MAJORS COMMONLY
COMBINED WITH:
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