Criminology and Criminal Justice Minor

Minor
21 Credit Hours
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BVU's criminology and criminal justice minor equips students with the knowledge and skills to work in a variety of careers within the criminal justice system.

Criminology and criminal justice minors study the methods of law enforcement, judicial action and systems in place to enforce the law. This program draws from a variety of disciplines and consists of coursework in criminology, law enforcement and institutional corrections, among others. Whether students are already involved in a branch of the law or simply have been drawn to it, a criminology and criminal justice minor can prepare you to take the lead in this fast-growing field. 

Employment opportunities include:

  • Counselor at a correctional facility
  • Corrections officer
  • Court official
  • Police officer/law enforcement official
  • Carroll
  • Council Bluffs
  • Creston
  • Denison
  • Emmetsburg
  • Estherville
  • Fort Dodge
  • Iowa Falls
  • Marshalltown
  • Mason City
  • Newton
  • Ottumwa
  • Sioux City
  • Spencer
  • Spirit Lake
  • West Burlington

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100% of Associate’s degrees from our community college partners transfer to BVU. Most AA degrees require 68 credits, and we make sure that they all transfer to BVU. Talk about saving time and money!

Contact a personal advisor at 712.749.1000 to see how your credits will transfer.

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