Project Description

College of Design and Social Inquiry

Minor in Criminal Justice:

The minor provides students with insight regarding the nature and causes of crime and delinquency, law and the legal system and the decision processes of criminal justice agencies.

Requirements:
A minor in Criminal Justice consists of a minimum of 15 credits in upper-division criminal justice courses. Of the 15 credits, at least 12 must be earned from FAU. A grade of “C” or higher is required for all courses being used toward the minor.

Students with 60 credits or more must take five upper-division criminal justice courses (3000/4000 level) (15 credits) in the following manner:
Required Core Course – 3 credits
Students must take the following course:

Course # Course Name Credits
CCJ 4054 Ethics and the Justice System  3

Required Electives – 12 credits
Students must take 4 of the following courses, or any other 3000/4000 Criminal Justice course offered online:

Course # Course Name Credits
CCJ 4450 Criminal Justice Management 3
CJC 4310 Corrections  3
CJE 3692C Criminal Justice Technology 3
CJE 4352 Policing in America  3
CJJ 4010 Juvenile Justice Administration 3
CJL 4510 Judicial Administration and the Criminal Courts 3
CCJ 3014 Criminology  3
CCJ 3666 Victimology 3
CCJ 4644 White Collar Crime  3
CJE 4174 International Criminal Justice Systems 3
CJE 4444 Crime Prevention   3
CJE 4663 Crime Analysis 3
DSC 4012 Terrorism  3

Students with fewer than 60 credits must take four upper-division criminal justice courses (3000/4000 level), (12 credits) and one lower-division criminal justice course (CCJ 2002, 3 credits) in the following manner:
Required Core Course – 6 credits
Students must take both of the following courses:

Course # Course Name Credits
CCJ 2002 Law, Crime and the Criminal Justice System  3
CCJ 4054 Ethics and the Justice System  3

Required Electives – 9 credits
Students must take 3 of the following courses, or any other 3000/4000 Criminal Justice course offered online:

Course # Course Name Credits
CCJ 4450 Criminal Justice Management 3
CJC 4310 Corrections  3
CJE 3692C Criminal Justice Technology 3
CJE 4352 Policing in America  3
CJJ 4010 Juvenile Justice Administration 3
CJL 4510 Judicial Administration and the Criminal Courts 3
CCJ 3014 Criminology  3
CCJ 3666 Victimology 3
CCJ 4644 White Collar Crime  3
CJE 4174 International Criminal Justice Systems 3
CJE 4444 Crime Prevention 3
CJE 4663 Crime Analysis   3
DSC 4012 Terrorism  3