Admission into the Minor

Students are expected to formally declare a minor by completing the Change of Major/Minor Application online under the Student tab of myBama.

Special Opportunities

The Department of Criminal Justice has two very active student organizations. Alpha Phi Sigma is the National Criminal Justice Honor Society and is devoted to promoting academic excellence, leadership, and self-enrichment through academic standards and community outreach. The Criminal Justice Student Association welcomes all students with interest in the field of criminal justice.

More InformationHours
Minor Courses
CJ 100Intro Criminal Justice3
Credit Hours Subtotal: 3
CJ electives 300 or 400 level 16
CJ electives 19
Credit Hours Subtotal: 15
Total Hours18

Grade Point Average

A 2.0 grade point average in the minor is required. Please see the Grades and Grade Points section of this catalog for an explanation on grade point average calculations.

Upper-level Residency

A minimum of six hours of 300- and 400-level courses in the minor must be earned on this campus.

Ancillary Courses

This minor does not require ancillary courses; however the formal declaration of the Criminal Justice minor is required prior to enrolling in any 300-400 level courses.

Additional Minor Requirements

A grade of C- or higher is required in all criminal justice courses. A maximum of 6 hours of CJ 395 Internship