Criminal Justice

Minor in Homeland Security

This is only for non-CJA majors.

The minor requires 18 hours of CJA courses including 12 hours of required courses and 6 hours of guided electives.

The minor in Homeland Security provides the complementary knowledge and educational foundation for students seeking careers in their uniquely chosen majors with homeland security concerns. The minor provides the students with an understanding of the operation of the criminal justice system, the methods and effects of terrorism, the means of providing security against terrorist acts in public and private businesses and industries, and the legal treatment of terrorist crimes including detection, investigation, prosecution, and constitutional issues.

Required Courses (12 hours):
CJA 1100 Introduction to Criminal Justice Administration
CJA 3750 Terrorism and Criminal Justice
CJA 4850 Private and Industrial Security

(One of the following two courses)

CJA 4860 Security Administration
or
CJA 4870 Security Law

Guided Electives (6 hours)
CJA 3250 Criminal Law
CJA 3400 Constitutional Issues and Criminal Justice
CJA 3900 Organized and White Collar Crime
CJA 4330 Criminal Investigation

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