As a criminology minor at Fresno Pacific University, you will learn the core ingredients of the American legal and criminal justice systems, and the history and political system which influence them. The criminology minor will help enhance any major you choose by equipping you with the skills in conflict resolution, understandings of justice and analyze information effectively in written and oral forms.
- Interdisciplinary in approach, giving you a broad perspective of criminal justice
- Preparation for law school and graduate studies
- Networking opportunities with local professionals in the criminal justice system
- Internship opportunities available from the District Attorney’s office to TSA
Careers in law enforcement, victim advocacy and criminal justice are just a few of your employment opportunities. This major will also equip and prepare you for admission to law school.
Transferring to Fresno Pacific
Come and experience the FPU community and finish your degree with us! Visit our Transfer page to learn more about transferring or connect with a Transfer Specialist to ensure your transition to FPU is as smooth as possible.
Required Courses (15 Units)
|CRIM 412||Restorative Justice||3|
Take at least 3 courses and a minimum of 9 units from the following
|CRIM 362||Criminal Procedure||3|
|CRIM 372||Diversity and Crime||3|
|CRIM 375||Criminal Justice in America||4|
|CRIM 382||Juvenile Delinquency and Justice||3|
|CRIM 422||Statistics for Sociology and Criminology||3|
|CRIM 486||Topics in Criminology||1-3|
|CRIM 488||Criminology Independent Study||1-4|
Ray Nickson, Ph.D.