An understanding of crime and the criminal justice system provides an advantage in many careers, especially those dealing with politics, law and legal systems, and social work.
This minor offers a thorough exploration of the criminal justice system, including policing, corrections, and prosecution. In addition, you can choose to take courses in criminal systems administration, border security, ethics, or juvenile justice.
This minor is a great complement to your studies if you are majoring in psychology, law and society, political science, social sciences, or related natural sciences (e.g., forensic science).
In this program, you will have the opportunity to study with highly regarded faculty from Penn State's College of the Liberal Arts, one of the premier institutions in the world to study and work in the liberal arts disciplines.