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Criminal Justice Minor


Criminal justice is social control and makes civilization possible. The goal of criminal justice is to set standards of behavior and ensure social capital, so we can trust other people and go about our daily lives. Social control goes beyond justice, it includes mental health, religion and education.

What Will I Learn?


  • Gain an overview of the justice system such as policing and corrections
  • Learn about how international justice systems work
  • Complement your major in areas such as psychology, public administration or social services

Courses in the minor acquaint you with the basic structure of the justice system, provide a view of global justice and give you the opportunity to concentrate on a specific area of interest.

What is Unique About Our Program?


Choose to study at the main campus in Plattsburgh or at the branch campus in Queensbury.

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