This is the preliminary (or launch) version of the 2023-2024 VCU Bulletin. This edition includes all programs
and courses approved by the publication deadline; however we may receive notification of additional program
approvals after the launch. The final edition and full PDF version will include these updates and will be available
in August prior to the beginning of the fall semester.
The criminal justice minor is offered for those students who are interested in a theoretical and practical education in the field of criminal justice. A minor in criminal justice requires a minimum of 18 credits. To complete the minor, students must complete each of the following courses:
|CRJS 181||Introduction to Criminal Justice||3|
|CRJS 253||Introduction to Corrections||3|
|CRJS 254||Introduction to Policing||3|
|CRJS 324||Courts and Sentencing||3|
|CRJS 355||Criminological Theory||3|
|Select one additional 300- or 400-level criminal justice elective||3|
Please note that CRJS 181 is a prerequisite for all required minor courses and that CRJS 492 and GVPA 493 are not available to those minoring in criminal justice.