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Minors in Criminal Justice


Minor in Computer Crime

Computers have created new opportunities for crime and have affected the requisite capacity to commit criminal acts. The minor in Computer Crime provides students with an overview of the behavioral, legal, technical, and administrative issues faced by the criminal justice system and security communities in addressing crime involving computers and related networking technologies. The curriculum exposes students to state-of-the-art solutions used within the public and private sectors to respond to and prevent computer crime.

Degree Requirements

Minor in Computer Crime: 24.0 credits

Minor in Criminal Justice

Students from any major who are interested in the law, legal issues and the forensic sciences may envision a future connection with the criminal justice system. These students could enhance their career possibilities by adding a minor in Criminal Justice to their major field of study. 
The minor consists of four required courses and four criminal justice electives chosen from two categories, for a total of 24.0 credits. Students minoring in Criminal Justice are assumed to have already taken SOC 101, Introduction to Sociology.

Degree Requirements

Minor in Criminal Justice: 24.0 credits

Minor in Paralegal Studies

The minor in Paralegal Studies provides instruction in legal research and writing, a background in the structure of the courts and government agencies, as well as additional preparation for the paralegal profession.

The minor consists of four required courses and four electives. While most employers do not require certification, students completing the program can sit for the two-day National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA) examination. Those passing this examination are entitled to use the certified Legal Assistant (CLA) designation.

Degree Requirements

Minor in Paralegal Studies: 24.0 credits