Rhode Island College

2014-2015 Catalog


Justice Studies Minor

Course Requirements

The minor in justice studies consists of 18–20 credit hours (five courses), as follows:

Courses

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
POL 332Civil Liberties in the United States

4

Fall, Spring.
SOC 309The Sociology of Delinquency and Crime

4

Fall, Spring.

THREE COURSES from the following:

CourseTitleCreditsOffered
ANTH 333Comparative Law and Justice

4

Fall, Spring.
Or

SOC 333Comparative Law and Justice

4

Fall, Spring.
 

HIST 315Western Legal Systems

4

As needed.
Or

POL 315Western Legal Systems

4

As needed.
 

JSTD 3XXTopics in Justice Studies

4

PHIL 321Social and Political Philosophy

3

Fall, Spring.
POL 335Jurisprudence and the American Judicial Process

3

As needed.
SOC 318Law and Society

4

Fall, Spring.
SOC 340Law Enforcement: Theory and Application

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
SOC 341Corrections: Process and Theory

4

Fall, Spring, Summer.
SOC 342Women, Crime, and Justice

4

Fall, Spring.
SOC 343Juveniles and Justice

4

As needed.
SOC 344Minority Issues in Justice Systems

4

Fall, Spring.

Total Credit Hours: 18-20