Tony Perriello, J.D., Program Director, Associate Professor
With security now a major focus at all levels of government, studying Criminal Justice grants you access to one of society's most important fields. Whether you are interested in law enforcement, crime scene investigation, juvenile justice, cyber crime, or corrections, Champlain's 15-credit Criminal Justice minor is a great place to start. You'll acquire valuable insight into essential elements of the criminal process and substantive criminal law that are applicable to many professions.
From the collection and use of the relevant "physical evidence" of crimes-evidence that includes computer files and financial records-to work in social service, counseling youth and helping victims of violence and abuse, a criminal justice background provides highly marketable skills for your resume. You will also learn to:
The Criminal Justice minor is open to all students. Majors who may particularly benefit include: Computer & Digital Forensics, Computer Networking & Cybersecurity, Environmental Policy, Law, and Social Work.
Choose three of the following courses:
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