Criminology and Justice Studies - Minor

College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Sociology
215 Merrill Hall
Kent Campus
330-672-2562
www.kent.edu/sociology


Description

The Criminology and Justice Studies minor aligns well for students in psychology, sociology, political science and applied conflict management majors, as well as for those students interested in forensics. The program provides students with a broad understanding of the functions, roles and critical issues within the components of criminal, juvenile and civil justice.

FULLY OFFERED AT:

  • Ashtabula Campus
  • East Liverpool Campus
  • Geauga Campus
  • Kent Campus
  • Salem Campus
  • Stark Campus
  • Trumbull Campus
  • Tuscarawas Campus

Admission Requirements

Admission to a minor is open to students enrolled in a bachelor’s degree, the A.A.B. or A.A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree (not Individualized Program major). Students enrolled only in the A.A. or A.S. degree or the A.T.S. degree in Individualized Program may not declare a minor. Students may not pursue a minor and a major in the same discipline.

 

Minor Requirements

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Minor Requirements
CRIM 12000INTRODUCTION TO JUSTICE STUDIES 3
CRIM 22300POLICE ROLE 3
or CRIM 26701 CORRECTIONS
CRIM 26704ISSUES IN LAW AND SOCIETY (KSS) 3
CRIM 36702CRIMINOLOGY 3
Criminology and Justice Studies Upper-Division Electives (CRIM 30000 or 40000 level) 19
Additional Criminology and Justice Studies or Paralegal Studies Upper-Division Electives (CRIM or PLST 30000 or 40000 level) 13
Minimum Total Credit Hours:24
1

Courses that cannot be used as upper-division electives: CRIM 45093, CRIM 45096, CRIM 46792 and PLST 36792

Graduation Requirements

Minimum Minor GPA
2.000
  • Students must complete at least two upper-division (30000 or 40000 level) courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F).