May 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Criminology Minor

The objective of the undergraduate minor in Criminology is to develop an educational basis either for graduate work or for professional training in the modern urban criminal justice system.

Total Minor Credit Hours: 18

Minor Elective Credit Hours: 12

Students are to select 12 hours (4 courses) from the list of electives:

GPA Requirement

A minimum GPA of 2.0 or higher in minor coursework.

Grading Requirement

Students minoring in criminology will be subject to the Department’s “2 D/F” rule (no more than one D+ or below allowed in a Criminology course).                                            

Courses for the minor may not be taken on an S/U basis.

Residency Requirements

A minimum of 12 semester hours must be completed at USF.

Other Requirements

Students who are minoring in Criminology will not be permitted to register for CCJ 4934  - Seminar in Criminology capstone requirement as it is designated for Criminology majors only. 

At least 9 credit hours must be completed at USF.

CCJ 4934  Seminar in Criminology and CCJ 4940  Internship are restricted to Criminology majors only. Students in the minor are not eligible to take these two courses.