Catalog 2021-2022

Criminal Investigation Minor

The criminal investigation minor is designed to provide students with substantive courses of study related to the investigation of criminal activity. The program incorporates the study of criminological theory with scientific methods and behavioral concepts necessary for the successful apprehension and prosecution of criminal offenders. Students develop critical thinking skills and analytical abilities that will be invaluable for those pursuing law or graduate school, as well as those seeking careers as forensic scientists or criminal investigators. Criminology and criminal justice majors are ineligible to earn a criminal investigation minor.

Degree Requirements

Requirements for a minor in criminal investigation:

CRM 101Introduction to Criminology

4

CRM 102Introduction to Criminal Justice

4

CRM 200Law Enforcement

4

CRM 206Criminal Investigation

4

CRM 307Crime Scene Investigation

4

CRM 311Criminal Law and Procedure

4

Total Credit Hours:24

Total Credit Hours: 24