Minors offered by Criminal Justice Administration

Criminal Justice Administration Minor

A minor in Criminal Justice Administration requires 18 semester hours. CJA 4300 may not be used for the 9 hours of electives, but may be taken by minors.

Required Courses (9 hours)

  • CJA 1100 - Introduction to Criminal Justice Administration | 3 credit hours
  • CJA 2200 - Prevention and Control of Crime | 3 credit hours
  • CJA 2400 - The Judicial Process | 3 credit hours OR
  • CJA 2600 - Corrections | 3 credit hours

Electives (9 hours)

  • 9 hours of criminal justice upper-division electives

 

Homeland Security Minor

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. Topics include 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 acts including detection, investigation, prosecution, and constitutional issues. Only non-Criminal Justice Administration majors may minor in Homeland Security.

Required Courses (12 hours)

  • CJA 1100 - Introduction to Criminal Justice Administration | 3 credit hours
  • CJA 3750 - Terrorism and Criminal Justice | 3 credit hours
  • CJA 4850 - Private and Industrial Security | 3 credit hours
  • CJA 4860 - Security Administration | 3 credit hours OR
  • CJA 4870 - Security Law | 3 credit hours

Electives (6 hours)

  • CJA 3250 - Criminal Law | 3 credit hours
  • CJA 3400 - Constitutional Issues and Criminal Justice | 3 credit hours
  • CJA 3900 - Organized and White-Collar Crime | 3 credit hours
  • CJA 4330 - Criminal Investigations | 3 credit hours

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