Jun 12, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
Fitchburg State University 2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice Minor

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Department Chair

Richard Wiebe

Requirements for the Minor in Criminal Justice

A minor in Criminal Justice is offered by the Department of Behavioral Sciences. Students will complete the Criminal Justice Minor as they fulfill the responsibilities of an academic major.

There are twelve semester hours of required courses and six semester hours of electives. Students are reminded that they may use no more than two of their major courses toward the minor.

Required Courses (12 cr.)

Note: If both CJ 2270 /POLS 2270  and SOC 3500  are taken, one counts as Required and the other as Elective.

Electives (6 cr.)

Two criminal Justice elective courses.  At least one elective must have a CJ designation.  Elective courses include those listed below, topics in Criminal Justice elective courses, as well as any other courses added as CJ electives.  However, Internship in Criminal Justice may not be taken to fulfill this requirement.



* Introduction to Criminal Justice is a pre-requisite for this course.

Additional Information

Course descriptions can be found listed within the following disciplines: Criminal Justice, Human Services, Political Science, Psychology, and Sociology. Please refer to the Course Descriptions  section for more information.

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