Minors

Criminal Justice

The minor in Criminal Justice is designed for those students interested in a career in a criminal justice setting, including probation programs, prisons, or the court system. Students complete the following required courses: CRJU 147, CRJU 148, CRJU 149, CRJU 201, CRJU 211, and two of the following elective courses: CRJU 301, CRJU 311, CRJU 321, INTD 203, CHEM 108, or PSYC 344.

Equine-Facilitated Therapy

This option is only available to those students with a major in Social Work. The Equine-Facilitated Therapy Minor program is designed for students interested in the use of horses to work with a variety of at-risk populations, including those with Autism, cerebral palsy, and other behavioral or physical challenges. The course work provides the foundation content for the Professional Association of Therapeutic Horsemanship (PATH) certification or EAGALA (Equine Assisted Psychotherapy and Equine Assisted Learning) certification.

Students must complete all courses listed under Requirements for Social Work Major in the Social Work section of the Catalogue, plus: EQUI 100, 101, 200, 304, 305, 2 credits from EQUI 103, 203, 204, 205, 303, 306, 403; and 6 credits from any of the following courses: EQUI 201, 202, 470; BIOL 168, 169; SPED 212, 312.

Other Suggested Minors

The following minors are recommended for consideration to supplement the social work major for those students not interested in the above listed options. Refer to the department indicated in brackets to learn more about requirements for these minors: Nonprofit Management Minor [Interdisciplinary Studies]; Religious Studies [Humanities]; Spanish [Humanities]; Women’s Studies [Interdisciplinary Studies]