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.
July 7, 2020
Dr. Anton Daughters, Associate Professor of Anthropology, recently published another volume of “Moquis and Kastiilam Hopis, Spaniards, and the Trauma of History.” This volume, the second in a two-part series published by the University of Arizona Press, continues the story of the encounter between the Hopis, who the Spaniards called Moquis, and the Spaniards, who … Read More
July 7, 2020
Dr. Brian Ott, Assistant Professor of Sociology, had his article, “Minimum-wage Connoisseurship and Everyday Boundary Maintenance: Brewing Inequality in Third Wave Coffee, ” published in the journal Humanity & Society. Focusing on the specialty (or “third wave”) coffee industry, where coffee is treated similarly to wine, the article discusses the shift from Fordism to post-Fordism … Read More