Justice and Families Minor

This multidisciplinary minor offers students an opportunity to focus on issues of justice as they affect the family within social, political and economic institutions. It is designed for students seeking to enhance their major and career potential. Combined with the appropriate major, a minor in Justice and Families can provide the first stepping stone to a career in public welfare, social research and family policy, grassroots community initiatives, family law, immigration services and gerontology.

Program Requirements

JUST 205Perspectives on Justice Studies3
JUST 401Social Justice and Family Policy3
Select 6 credits from the following:6
Crime in the Life Course
Family Violence
Restorative Justice
Women and Prison
Juvenile Delinquency and Juvenile Justice
Drugs and Society
Seminar on Gender and Crime
Seminar on Gender and Crime
Immigration Law
Family Law
Elder Law
Select 6 credits from the following:6
Current Social Issues in Child Advocacy
Social Gerontology: The Study of Aging
Challenge of Aging
Children's Rights and Child Advocacy
Hispanic/Latino Psychology
Psychology of the Black Experience
Sociology of the Family
Sociology of Gender
Total Credits18