If you’re curious about our system of justice and want to become a more informed and better citizen, you can pursue a minor in criminal justice at Truman. The minor in justice systems complements any major offered at Truman.
Discover Surprising Connections
As a justice systems minor, you develop critical-thinking, problem-solving, and presentation skills that can benefit whatever career path you choose. Expand your network and join our Pre-Law Club or become a member of our Mock Trial Team to see what the courtroom experience is like. Join Lambda Alpha Epsilon and compete in academic, physical agility, crime scene investigations, and marksmanship competitions.
Extend the Reach of Your Knowledge
At Truman, you can enrich your educational experience through activities outside of class. Build your teamwork skills through group projects and study groups. Broaden your horizons even further through internship, research, and study abroad opportunities.
Small Classes and Supportive Learning Environment
As a student at Truman, you join a lively community of learners. With the small size of our Justice Systems Department, you’ll find it’s easy to make friends who can become great study partners. Small class sizes also ensure frequent one-on-one interaction with your professors who are willing to offer advice and guidance.
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Dr. Doug Davenport
Professor and Chair of the Department of Justice Systems
Congratulations to Truman’s Mock Trial Team for winning AMTA Regionals and going to the Opening Round Championships in Louisville, Kentucky, next month!
Senior Justice Systems major Teri Ford presented, “Gun Buy-Backs: A Proposed New Strategy,” (mentor: Dr. Curtis Blakely) at the 18th Annual McNair Heartland Research Conference in Kansas City, Mo., on September 19-21. McNair Scholars have conducted independent research, have been mentored by faculty, and plan to attend graduate school to earn a doctoral degree. Nationally, […]