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Add a Criminology Minor to Expand Your Resume

A minor in criminology is a valuable resource for those pursuing careers in social services. It can also expand the resumes of political science majors and those interested in working in government agencies.

You must have formal Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice approval and have an overall 2.5 GPA to be admitted to the minor in Criminology.

Required Courses

  • CRIM 101 — Crime and Justice Systems, 3 credits
  • CRIM 102 — Survey of Criminology, 3 credits
  • CRIM 401 — Contemporary Issues in Criminology, 3 credits
  • CRIM 403 — Dilemmas in Criminology and Criminal Justice, 3 credits
  • Two additional CRIM electives, one chosen from Controlled Electives Group B and one from Group C (1, 2), 6 credits
  1. For students in the computer science information assurance major, CRIM 321 may be substituted for Group B elective.
  2. For students in the computer science information assurance major, CRIM 323 may be substituted for Group C elective.
  • Criminology and Criminal Justice Department
  • Wilson Hall, Room 200
    411 North Walk
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2720
  • Fax: 724-357-4018
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.