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Criminal Justice Minor

College of Liberal Arts, Office of Student Services
(585) 475-2444, libarts@rit.edu

The minor in criminal justice provides a foundation in the formal process of social control through the criminal justice system, including how behavior is defined as criminal, how crime is measured, and how society responds to crime through law enforcement, courts, and corrections. This minor is closed to students majoring in criminal justice.

Course
Required Courses
CRIM-110 Introduction to Criminal Justice
Electives
Choose four of the following:
   CRIM-210    Technology in Criminal Justice
   CRIM-220    Corrections
   CRIM-230    Juvenile Justice
   CRIM-240    Law Enforcement in Society
   CRIM-260    Courts
   CRIM-275    Crime and Violence
   CRIM-285    Minority Groups in the Criminal Justice System
   CRIM-489    Major Issues in Criminal Justice

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The minor in criminal justice provides a foundation in the formal process of social control through the criminal justice system, including how behavior is defined as criminal, how crime is measured, and how society responds to crime through law enforcement, courts, and corrections. This minor is closed to students enrolled in the criminal justice program.

Required Course:
0501-400 Criminology

Electives—Choose four of the following:
0501-405 Major Issues in the Criminal Justice System*
0501-406 Technology in Criminal Justice
0501-415 Domestic Violence
0501-440 Juvenile Justice
0501-441 Corrections
0501-443 Law Enforcement in Society
0501-444 Concepts in Criminal Law
0501-445 Minority Groups and the Criminal Justice System
0501-446 Women and Crime
0501-456 Courts
0501-507 Computer Crime
0501-511 Alternatives to Incarceration
0501-517 Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
0501-518 Crime and Justice in the Community
0501-522 Victimless Crime
0501-523 Crime and Violence

* Topics may vary