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College
College of Arts and Sciences
Department
Department of Sociology

215 Merrill Hall
Tel: 330-672-2562
Web: www.kent.edu/cas/sociology

The Criminology and Justice Studies minor aligns well for students in psychology, sociology, political science and applied conflict management majors, as well as for those students interested in forensics or federal law enforcement.The program provides students with a broad understanding of the functions, roles and critical issues within all of the components of criminal, juvenile and civil justice.

Type Legend: DD Diversity–Domestic; DG Diversity–Global; ELR Experiential Learning; KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts: KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences; WIC Writing Intensive

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core, diversity, writing-intensive and the experiential learning requirements.

CRIMINOLOGY AND JUSTICE STUDIES MINOR REQUIREMENTS (24 credits)
Type Course Title Credits
  JUS 12000 Introduction to Justice Studies 3
    22300
26701
Police Role
or Corrections
3
KSS   26704 Issues in Law and Society 3
    36702 Criminology 3
  Justice Studies and/or Paralegal Studies upper-division electives* 12
  MINIMUM TOTAL 24

 

*Courses that cannot be used as an upper-division elective: JUS 45093 Variable Title Workshop,JUS 45096 Individual Investigation, JUS 46792 Internship and PLST 36792 Internship in Paralegal Studies.

Minimum cumulative 2.000 GPA required for graduation.

Students must complete at least two upper-division courses in the minor at Kent State on a graded basis (A-F). For information on the major Residence Requirements please visit the University Residence Requirements policy.