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Minor in Criminal Justice

A greater grasp of law and order.

Whether you’re preparing for a career in law enforcement, industrial and homeland security, law, social work, corrections, or the judicial system, or you simply want to gain a better understanding of today’s justice landscape, you can benefit from a minor in criminal justice. It can serve as a useful supplement to a bachelor’s degree in social work, legal studies, business, history, English, education and more.

The criminal justice minor at William Woods University includes coursework on the American Legal System, Criminal Law and also the flexibility to take various upper level courses in topics that interest you — for example, criminal investigations, terrorism or cybercrime and information warfare.


The minor in criminal justice at William Woods University includes 18 course credits total — 9 required course credits and 9 required elective credits.

Courses you may take

CMJ 110

Introduction to Criminal Justice -S


CMJ 180

Criminology -T


CMJ 270

Criminal Law



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