About Social and Criminal Justice
If you are interested in working in law enforcement or serving as a public defender, our Social and Criminal Justice minor bridges the field of criminology with sociology, providing you with the knowledge necessary to build a more just society.
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In January of 2017, one of our seniors with a Social and Criminal Justice emphasis missed a week of class to provide security at the inauguration of President Trump.
The program focuses on the roots of social problems as well as the ways to respond to them—preparing our students to be law enforcement professionals who understand the human dimension.
Internship opportunities, combined with classes on topics like Community Policing, provide students the opportunity for real-world experience.