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2021-2022 Springfield College Catalog 
2021-2022 Springfield College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice Minor

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Program Information

(15 credits)

The criminal justice minor provides students with an overview of the criminal justice system that includes its three core components (police, courts, and corrections). Students also learn about the social, economic, and psychological reasons why people commit crime. This minor is especially useful for students who desire to work in the fields of law enforcement, law, social work, or psychology.

To view a minor program sequence to assist with course planning, click here.

Contact Information

For more information on the Criminal Justice minor, contact Francesca Spina, Ph.D., Chair of the Criminal Justice Department, at (413) 748-3358.

Required Courses: (6 credits)

Select an additional three courses with the CRIM prefix.

(9 credits)

Traditional students are permitted to take two classes online for this minor.


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