2017-2018 Undergraduate & Graduate Catalog
Juvenile Justice Minor
The juvenile justice minor, offered by the School of Criminal Justice, is a 21-credit interdisciplinary program open to all students. This minor is designed to promote an awareness and understanding of juvenile offenders and at-risk youth. This minor is also designed to provide students with a comprehensive education that will prepare them for careers in the field of human services as it relates to juvenile offenders and at-risk youth.
Only nine credits maximum may apply to both the criminal justice major and juvenile justice minor. Seek advising for assistance.
Requirements for a Minor in Juvenile Justice
Twenty-one credits, including:
- CJ 101 - Justice and Society (3 credits)
- CJ 201 - Criminology (3 credits)
- CJ 355 - Youth Culture and Crime (3 credits)
- CJ 420 - Juvenile Correctional Counseling (3 credits)
- CJ 350 - Juvenile Justice Process (3 credits)
- LS 350 - Family Law (3 credits)
- SOC 285 - Families in Society (3 credits)
- SOC 252 - Sociology of Drug Use and Abuse (3 credits)
- SOC 389 - Child Maltreatment (3 credits)
- PSY 301 - Child Development (3 credits)
- PSY 302 - Psychology of Adjustment (3 credits)
- SW 150 - Human Needs in Complex Societies (3 credits)
- SW 320 - Children and Child Welfare Services (3 credits)
- REC 302 - Leisure, Health, and Wellness (3 credits)
See the director of the School of Criminal Justice for additional information.