Criminology Minor

The minor is designed to provide students an understanding of the social and psychological aspects of crime, including an in-depth examination of the typologies and classifications of crime; national and international crime patterns; various classical and contemporary theories of crime; causal and associated factors such as gender, race, class, and age; an understanding of victims; and preventative strategies. The minor requires 15 hours semester hours including SOC 4300 and 4540. Student must choose the remaining 9 hours from these courses: SOC 3210, 3250, 4140, 4150 (with approval of advisor), 4160, 4900; ANTH 3650, 3710; CJA 3700, 3900; and PSY 4120, 4220.