Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

Programs / Minor in Criminology

The Minor in Criminology - offered face to face and fully online

Program Requirements

Required Foundational - 6 Credit Hours

  • Course
    Title
    Credits
  • CRJU 1101
    Foundations of Criminal Justice
    3
  • OR
  • SOCI 1101
    Introduction to Sociology
    3
  • SOCI 4432
    Criminology
    3
  • Select three of the following - 9 Credit Hours

    • Course
      Title
      Credits
    • CRJU 3352
      Juvenile Delinquency and Corrections
      3
    • CRJU 3365
      Profile of the Serial Offender
      3
    • CRJU 4410
      Criminal Profiling and Analysis
      3
    • CRJU 4430
      Victimology
      3
    • GEOG 3300
      Urban Geography
      3
    • POLS 4405
      Comparative Legal Systems
      3
    • POLS 4411
      Criminal Law
      3
    • PSYC 3310
      Psychopharmacology
      3
    • PSYC 4430
      Abnormal Psychology
      3
    • SOCI 3360
      Sociology of Violence
      3
    • SOCI 4200
      Drugs, Alcohol and Society
      3
    • SOCI 4442
      Deviance and Social Control
      3

Program Total (15 Credit Hours)


Important Information about Minors

To declare your minor you can declare it in Owl Express. In some instances, you may be required to fill out a minor form. It must be noted on your petition to graduate.

  • Nine (9) hours of a minor must be non-duplicative with course requirements in the major.
  • A minimum of six (6) hours in the minor must be taken in residence at Kennesaw State University.
  • Courses taken to satisfy Core Areas A through E (general education) may NOT be counted as coursework in the minor.