Criminal Justice Minor

Sociocultural and Justice Sciences
Office: W363 Thompson Hall

(716) 673-3205

Brian Masciadrelli, Chairperson

Email: sociocultural.justice@fredonia.edu

Website: http://home.fredonia.edu/sociocultura

Requirements for the Minor in Criminal Justice

The minor in Criminal Justice consists of a minimum of 21 credit hours that must include the following:

Required core courses (12 credit hours):

Some courses require prerequisites.  Click on any hyperlinked course for additional information. 
CRMJ 100Introduction to Criminal Justice

3

CRMJ 230Criminal Law

3

or

CRMJ 331Criminal Procedure

3

or

POLI 277Understanding the Law

3

or

POLI 383Courts and Social Policy

3

CRMJ 240Law Enforcement Policy and Practice

3

CRMJ 340Introduction to Corrections

3

Total Credit Hours:12

Electives (9 credit hours from at least two disciplines):

CRMJ 250Transnational Crime

3

CRMJ 331Criminal Procedure

3

CRMJ 332Homeland Security

3

CRMJ 333Criminal Investigations

3

CRMJ 350Special Topics

3

CRMJ 355Organized Crime

3

CRMJ 360Criminal Justice Ethics

3

CRMJ 361Capital Punishment

3

CRMJ 370Criminology

3

CRMJ 375Serial and Mass Murder in the U.S.

3

CRMJ 440Corrections Administration

3

CRMJ 441Police Administration

3

CRMJ 470Criminal Justice Internship

1-15

PHIL 303Crime and Punishment

3

PHIL 362Philosophy of Law

3

CSIT 201Computer Security and Ethics

3

POLI 276Law and Society

3

POLI 277Understanding the Law

3

POLI 311Fundamentals of Public Administration

3

POLI 370American Constitutional Law

3

POLI 371Civil Rights and Liberties

3

POLI 383Courts and Social Policy

3

PSY 246Personality

3

PSY 356Abnormal Psychology

3

PSY 358Psychology and the Law

3

SOC 201Social Problems

3

SOC 218Introduction to Social Work

3

SOC 275Social Inequalities

3

SOC 310Sociology of Deviant Behavior

3

SOC 311Sociology of Addiction

3

SOC 350Special Topics

1-3

SOC 363Victimology

3

SOC 364Juvenile Delinquency

3

SOC 365Family Violence

3

Total Credit Hours:9

NOTE:

  • SOC 350 Special Topics (as advised).
  • At least 9 credit hours for the minor must be taken at the 300-level or above.
  • Students may transfer up to 9 credit hours of appropriate course work towards completion of the minor.

Total Credit Hours: 21