Minor in Forensic Criminal Justice
The Minor in Forensic Criminal Justice is designed for those interested in applying the “magic of science” to the justice enterprise. Students are provided with the unique knowledge and skills afforded by the laboratory sciences in 93understanding both why and how a criminal event occurred. Correspondingly, students develop a sound comprehension of the structure and operation of the police and the courtroom where the evidentiary impact of laboratory efforts has practical consequences. This undergraduate minor is meant especially for students majoring in Criminal Justice, or Psychology. It is also an appropriate alternative for earning elective credits to any major allowing for 21 or more elective credits.
Career benefits include the pursuit of positions as crime scene analysts. The ultimate goal is to help maximize the effectiveness of police patrols, criminal investigations, and special operations activities.
Program Requirements (24 Credits)
CRI 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice
CRI 302 Law Enforcement Systems
CRI 321 Courts and the Criminal Justice System
CRI 435 Scientific Research and Crime Analysis
CRI 485 Criminal Procedures
PSY 470 Psychology of Law
FRS 201 Introduction to Forensic Science
FRS (One Upper level Forensic Science Course)
Gary Feinberg, PhD
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