Minor in Criminal Justice

Program Overview

A minor in Criminal Justice consists of a minimum of 15 credits in criminal justice courses. Of the 15 credits, at least 12 must be earned from FAU. A grade of “C” or higher is required for all courses being used toward the minor. For the minor in Criminal Justice, students must take five criminal justice courses in the following manner:

  1. CCJ4054 – Ethics and the Justice System
  2. 12 credits – Criminal Justice courses

In the case of transfer students, a minimum of 12 credits-hours of upper division courses with the CCJ, CJC, CJE, CJJ, CJL, or DSC prefix for a minor must be in residence at FAU including core courses, if lacking.