Criminal Justice Minor

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The criminal justice minor is for students interested in studying the prevention and control of crime, as well as the theories and policies relative to the structure and operation of various law enforcement (policing), correctional and judicial organizations. The criminal justice minor introduces the students to sub-areas of criminal justice fields (police, courts, and corrections) and contemporary issues in criminal justice system. Students have various elective course choices serving to augment their particular interests and career focus. 

Admission to the Program

Any undergraduate student can declare this minor.

Program Requirements

An academic minor in criminal justice requires the student to complete at least 18 credits of course work in the field as specified. At least nine credits must be taken at Brockport.

Required Courses (9 credits)

  • CRJ101 Introduction to Criminal Justice


Electives (9 credits)

Choose three from the Criminal Justice course options (300-499)

  • CRJ 304 Investigations
  • CRJ 311 Criminal Law
  • CRJ 313 Constitutional Criminal procedure
  • CRJ 321 Crime Patterns
  • CRJ 323 White Collar Crime
  • CRJ 331 Community Based Corrections
  • CRJ 343 Juvenile Justice Process
  • CRJ 371 Introduction to Forensic Science
  • CRJ 375 Forensic Law
  • CRJ 422 Cyber Crime and Digital Forensics
  • CRJ 431 Crime Prevention
  • CRJ 434 Security Administration
  • CRJ 451 International Criminal Justice
  • CRJ 465 Terrorism
  • CRJ 472 Crime and Media
  • CRJ 473 Death Penalty
  • CRJ 474 GIS (Geographic Information System) & Crime Mapping
  • CRJ 476 Race & Crime
  • CRJ 477 Family Violence
  • CRJ 479 Victimology
  • CRJ 481 Women and Criminal Justice
  • CRJ 485 Issues in Juvenile Justice
  • CRJ 489 Problems in Policing
  • CRJ 490 Internship in Criminal Justice
  • CRJ 491 Selected Topics in Criminal Justice
  • CRJ 492 Ethics in Criminal Justice
  • CRJ 493 Seminar in Criminal Justice
  • CRJ 499 Independent Study in Criminal Justice

Total Credits (18 credits)