Forensic Studies Minor

Forensic Studies majors are not eligible for the minor in Forensic Studies.

Admission Requirements

  • Students must meet with a college advisor/student success counselor to declare a minor and review the course requirements.

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • A grade of C or higher is required in all courses for the minor.
  • A minimum of 12 credits of the minor must be completed at FGCU.
  • Students desiring certification of a minor and designation on their academic transcript must:
    • Note the minor on the Application for Graduation.
    • Contact a college advisor/student success counselor to certify completion of all course requirements for the declared minor as listed below.

Program Requirements

Required Courses in the Minor

Complete the following:
CCJ 1080 Intro to Forensic Studies (3)
CCJ 3670 Crime Scene Investigation (3)

Complete one of the following: 
CCJ 3117 Theories of Criminal Behavior (3)
CCJ 3603 Forensic Behavioral Analysis (3)
CCJ 3613 Forensic Psychology (3)

Complete two additional courses (6 credits) from the following:
ANT 3520C Forensic Anthropology (3)
Upper division (3000-4999 level) courses with any of the following prefixes*: CCJ, CJC, CJE, CJJ, or CJL

*Courses used to satisfy one category cannot be used to satisfy another category.

Catalog Year: 2024-2025

Total Semester Hours Required: 15 Hours

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