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.
November 13, 2018
My name is Sofi Bacandreas, and I am a Justice Systems major living and studying in Florence, Italy, for the fall semester of my junior year. I chose Florence due to its rich history. Every street I turn onto has a different story to tell of the past. While living abroad, I have been taking […]
October 16, 2018
Emily Russell, Executive Director of the Human Trafficking Task Force with the Missouri Attorney General’s Office, spoke to students in JUST 402: Victimology on Oct. 16. She addressed various ways human trafficking presents in Missouri, effects on victims and current initiatives to address this issue.