2016-2017 Catalog > Undergraduate Studies > Undergraduate Minors > Criminology and Delinquency Minor
Coordinator: Jolene Sanders
This interdisciplinary minor is designed for students whose career plans include working with, or advocating for, people within the criminal or juvenile justice systems: counseling juvenile or adult offenders or victims; serving as consultants or expert witnesses regarding mental health, child custody, domestic violence, and other issues; advocating for reforms within the prison system; or working in settings such as substance abuse programs, community-based agencies serving ex-offenders, parole and probation agencies, and state and federal correctional facilities. The minor complements a number of different majors, including social work, sociology, psychology, law criminal justice, and political science. Students are encouraged to complete an internship in a criminal or juvenile justice setting and/or to conduct independent research on a topic of interest related to the minor.
1.0 - 3.0
3.0 - 15.0
Total Credit Hours: 21.0-22.0
Through an integration of the liberal arts and the professions, Hood College provides an education that empowers students to use their hearts, minds and hands to meet personal, professional and global challenges and to lead purposeful lives of responsibility, leadership, service and civic engagement.
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