If you’re curious about the 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 and any career path you choose.
Pursue Your Passions
When you pursue a justice systems minor, you learn about the components of the justice system and the causation of crime. Join Truman’s Mock Trial Team to see what the courtroom experience is like. Or join Lambda Alpha Epsilon and compete in academic, physical agility, crime scene investigations and marksmanship competitions.
Supportive Learning Environment
With the small size of our Justice Systems Department, you’ll find it’s easy to make friends with fellow students who share your passion for learning and who become helpful study partners. Small class sizes also ensure frequent one-on-one interaction with your professors who are willing to offer advice and guidance.
October 14, 2019
Anton Daughters, associate professor of anthropology, recently published his book “Memories of Earth and Sea.” The book examines Chile’s Chiloé Archipelago and a unique case of culture change and rapid industrialization in the 20th century. Since the arrival of the first European settlers in the late 1500s, Chiloé was given little attention by colonial and … Read More
August 7, 2019
This summer, I interned at the Lewelling Quaker Museum in Salem, Iowa. The museum is dedicated to the Lewelling family, the Underground Railroad, and the Quaker faith. I have met hundreds of people from all over the country and from other continents. It has truly been an eye-opening experience for me. —Hannah Feehan (Sociology/Anthropology major, … Read More