Minor in Criminal Justice

With a Minor in Criminal Justice at KSU, you will learn about crime and criminal justice issues impacting our modern communities. Learn essential skills through relevant coursework, including interpersonal communication, leadership, management concerns, technological applications and ethical considerations. Enroll in courses from appropriate fields of criminal justice like law enforcement, corrections and adjudication.

The Minor in Criminal Justice is offered with flexible options in both face-to-face and online environments.


KSU criminal justice students in the classroom
  • Program Snapshot

    Required Courses: 3 Credit Hours

    • CRJU 1101: Foundations of Criminal Justice

    Law Enforcement: 3 Credit Hours
    Select one from the following:

    • CRJU 3310: Police in America
    • CRJU 3311: Police Administration
    • CRJU 3312: State and Federal Law Enforcement Initiatives

    Corrections: 3 Credit Hours
    Select one from the following:

    • CRJU 3332: Corrections
    • CRJU 3352: Juvenile Justice

    Adjudication: 3 Credit Hours
    Select one from the following:

    • CRJU 3300: Criminal Courts
    • CRJU 3315: Criminal Procedure
    • CRJU 3340: Legal Analysis

    Electives:  3 Credit Hours
    Select one from the following:

    • CRJU 3301: Research Methods in Criminal Justice *
    • CRJU 3305: Technology and Criminal Justice
    • CRJU 3320: Criminal Investigation
    • CRJU 3400: Ideological/Group Violence and Law Enforcement
    • CRJU 4100: Ethics in Criminal Justice
    • CRJU 4305: Technology and Cyber Crime
    • CRJU 4430: Victimology
    • CRJU 4490: Special Topics in Criminal Justice
    • SOCI 4432: Criminology *
      * Students whose undergraduate degrees are not in criminal justice, criminology, or related studies and who are interested in pursuing a master’s degree program in Criminal Justice (MSCJ) at KSU should complete these two undergraduate courses (six hours) in Criminology and Research Methods in Criminal Justice. These two undergraduate courses are pre-requisites for the MSCJ program, and these six credit hours will not count toward the graduate degree requirements.

Total Number of Credit Hours: 15


Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

Kennesaw State University
Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice
Social Sciences Building (402), Rm 4057
402 Bartow Ave MB#2204
Kennesaw, Georgia, 30144

Phone: 470-578-6739

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