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Criminal Justice Minor


The criminal justice program is for students interested in studying the causes, prevention and control of crime, as well as the theories and policies relative to the structure and operation of various police, security, correctional and judicial organizations. The department’s curricular and programmatic philosophy is primarily professional, though students are exposed to a wide array of intellectual disciplines across the College.

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: Nine credits as indicated below (9 credits)

  • CRJ101 Introduction to Criminal Justice
  • CRJ305 Adjudication Process

Elective Courses* (9 credits)

*The remaining nine credits of elective courses (for a total of 18 credits) are selected from the department course offerings with the advice and prior approval of the student's advisor. At least one half of all criminal justice courses used for a minor must be upper division (300/400) level.

Total Credits: 18

Department of Criminal Justice

Department Chair: Kristin Heffernan
Location: Brown 166
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Phone: (585) 395-2665
Fax: (585) 395-2366

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Faculty & Staff

Jamie Caldwell JD
(SUNY At Buffalo)
Adjunct Lecturer

Melchor C De Guzman Ph.D
(University Of Cincinnati-Main Campus)
On Leave

Brian P DiSalvo MS
(Keuka College)
Adjunct Lecturer

James C Egan JD
(College Of William And Mary)
Adjunct Lecturer

Sean C Eldridge JD
(SUNY At Buffalo)
Adjunct Lecturer

James A Hobbs Ph.D
(Cornell University)
Adjunct Lecturer

Patricia A Huntington-Sigel MS
(SUNY College At Brockport)

Youngoh Jo Ph.D
(Sam Houston State University)
Assistant Professor

Megan R Kienzle MA
(University Of Florida)
Assistant Professor

Moonsun Kim Ph.D
(SUNY At Albany)
Associate Professor

Swaroop K Korni Ph.D
(Temple University)
Associate Professor

Daniel Kuhn JD
(SUNY At Buffalo)
Adjunct Lecturer

Charles Loray MPA
(SUNY College At Brockport)

Ingrid McGuffog Ph.D
(University of Queensland)
Assistant Professor

Edward Minardo MSED
(SUNY College At Brockport)

Jessica L Naclerio JD
(Depaul University)
Adjunct Lecturer

Marie N Puccio MA
(University Of Michigan-Ann Arbor)
Adjunct Lecturer

Jeanette Schmid Ph.D
(Wilfrid Laurier University)
Visiting Assistant Professor

Daniel P Varrenti MPA
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Adjunct Lecturer

Beth Wanzer MS
(SUNY College At Brockport)
Lecturer (csl)

Judith N Zinsmeister AAS
(Paul Smiths College Of Arts And Science)
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