youth crime studies minor

Do you aspire to work with youths in the criminal justice system? If so, this minor, which covers youth gangs, juvenile justice and correctional casework, could be the perfect program for you. Gain the skills needed to address the needs of youths in our modern society.

credits required for the Youth Crime Studies minor

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of students are assigned multiple advisers devoted to guiding them through their four years at WOU

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of students who apply to WOU are selected for admission

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Highlights of the program

    • Understand the relationship between youths of color and the criminal justice system
    • Explore methodologies for improving life outcomes for disadvantaged youths
    • Delve into the questions posed by the current U.S. policy on immigration

Example Courses

Faculty

VIVIAN DJOKOTOE

Professor, Department Head, Criminal Justice
503-838-8358 | djokotoev@wou.edu | MA 207

TERRY GINGERICH

Professor, Graduate Program Coordinator, Criminal Justice
503-838-8854 | gingert@wou.edu | MA 201

CHRISTINE HARVEY HORNING

NTT Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice
503-838-9712 | harveyc@wou.edu | MA 226

KEVIN JONES

NTT Instructor, Criminal Justice
jonesk@wou.edu

OMAR MELCHOR-AYALA

NTT Visiting Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice
503-838-9219 | ayalao@wou.edu | MA 217

JENNIFER MORENO

NTT Instructor, Criminal Justice
503-838-8733 | morenoj@wou.edu | MA 204

DAVID MURPHY

Professor, Criminal Justice
503-838-8410 | murphyd@wou.edu | MA 213

RICHARD ROBISON

NTT Instructor, Criminal Justice
503-838-9207 | robisonr@wou.edu | MA 224

MARI SAKIYAMA

Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice
503-751-4215 | sakiyamam@wou.edu | MA 214

SCOTT TIGHE

Associate Professor, Criminal Justice
503-751-4003 | tighes@wou.edu | MA 206

MIYUKI VAMADEVAN ARIMOTO

Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice
503-838-8317 | arimotom@wou.edu | MA 205

MISTY WEITZEL

Graduate Programs Coordinator, Associate Professor, Criminal Justice
503-838-8520 | weitzelm@wou.edu | MA 203

JENNIFER WILLARD

Office Coordinator, Criminal Justice
503-838-8733 | willardj@wou.edu | MA 209

GREG WILLEFORD

NTT Instructor, Criminal Justice
503-751-4215 | willefog@wou.edu | MA 214

QUESTIONS - Youth Crime Studies Minor

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Contact Us

Phone: 503-838-8733

E-mail: criminaljustice@wou.edu