May 22, 2018  
2012-2013 EIU Undergraduate Catalog 
2012-2013 EIU Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminology Minor

The interdisciplinary Criminology minor allows students to select one of two options, Criminal Justice or Criminal Administration, to better suit their anticipated career interests and to better complement their majors.  Double counting coursework in concert with students’ majors and other minors is permitted by the minor in criminology.  Coursework constituting the criminology minor may include Honors Programs course equivalents; existing prerequisites for courses must be satisfied.

Total Semester Hours: 21

Core Requirements:


Criminal Justice Option

Any 4 of the following courses:


Criminal Administration Option

Any 4 of the following courses:


*prerequisite required; see course description.

**Criminal Justice and Criminal Administration Option students may not double count PLS 3513 (Politics and the Legal Process), PLS 3523 (Criminal Law) or PLS 3543 (Civil Liberties in America) for Option elective requirements if the course is taken to meet the Minor’s Core Requirements.