Criminal Justice, Minor

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Minimum Total Credit Hours: 15

Minimum Upper-Division Hours: 12

Program Code: N262

The requirements for a minor must be completed concurrently with the major degree requirements.

No minor may be added by completing courses after receiving the bachelor’s degree.

At least nine (9) hours for the minor must be earned from the College of Professional & Continuing Studies.

Courses for the minor may not be taken Pass/No Pass.

No single course may be used by a student to satisfy a major requirement and a minor requirement.

Required Courses

  • A minimum 2.00 GPA (OU and Combined) is required in the minor coursework.
LSCJ 3133Theories of Criminal Behavior3
LSCJ 3223American Judicial Processes3
LSCJ 4243Police and Policing3
LSCJ 4263The American Correctional System3
Choose one criminal justice elective course as approved by academic advisor 13
Total Credit Hours15

A list of criminal justice elective courses may be obtained from the PACS academic advising office or on the College's website.

  • The Criminal Justice Minor is available to all undergraduate students at OU. If the minor is officially declared, successfully completed, and noted on the graduation application, the student's transcript will so indicate at the time the Bachelor's degree is posted.