Criminology and Justice Studies - Minor
Department of Sociology
215 Merrill Hall
The Criminology and Justice Studies minor aligns well for students declared in the psychology, sociology, political science and peace and conflict studies 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 to a minor is open to students declared 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 declared 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.
|CRIM 12000||INTRODUCTION TO JUSTICE STUDIES||3|
|CRIM 22300||POLICE ROLE||3|
|or CRIM 26701||CORRECTIONS|
|CRIM 26704||ISSUES IN LAW AND SOCIETY (KSS)||3|
|Criminology and Justice Studies Upper-Division Electives (CRIM 30000 or 40000 level) 1||9|
|Additional Criminology and Justice Studies or Paralegal Studies Upper-Division Electives (CRIM or PLST 30000 or 40000 level) 1||3|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||24|
|Minimum Minor GPA||Minimum Overall GPA|
- 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).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be upper-division coursework (30000 and 40000 level).
- Minimum 6 credit hours in the minor must be outside of the course requirements for any major or other minor the student is pursuing.
- Minimum 50 percent of the total credit hours for the minor must be taken at Kent State (in residence).