Criminal Justice Minor

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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 (9 credits):

  • CRJ101 Introduction to Criminal Justice

Electives (9 credits):

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

  • CRJ 304 Investigations
  • CRJ 451 Internat'l Criminal Justice
  • CRJ 311 Criminal Law
  • CRJ 477 Family Violence
  • CRJ 313 Constitutional Criminal Procedure
  • CRJ 479 Victimology
  • CRJ 323 White Collar Crime
  • CRJ 481 Women and CRJ
  • CRJ 331 Community Based Corrections
  • CRJ 485 Issues in Juvenile Justice
  • CRJ 343 Juvenile Justice Process
  • CRJ 489 Problems in Policing
  • CRJ 365 Terrorism
  • CRJ 490 Internship in CRJ
  • CRJ 371 Intro to Forensic Science
  • CRJ 491.01 GIS/Crime Mapping
  • CRJ 375 Forensic Law
  • CRJ 491.02 Race and Crime
  • CRJ 431 Crime Prevention
  • CRJ 491.03 Death Penalty
  • CRJ 434 Security Administration
  • CRJ 499 Independent Study in CRJ

Total Credits: 18