Classroom Type: Online and on campus classes
The Minor in Victims and Victim Services provides a detailed, comprehensive, and advanced education in fields related to victims and victim services. The program is designed to meet the needs of students who wish to work fields related to victim services or who are currently working in this field and would like to enrich their professional development.
Fall: July 31; Spring: December 31; Summer: May 31
Interest Categories: Criminology & Law
Campus: CU Denver
The minor in Victims and Victim Services provides a detailed, comprehensive, and advanced education in fields related to victims and victim services. This program is designed for students who are employed or plan to work in a field related to victim services.
The program applies a multi-faceted approach to higher education that:
Students completing the Victims and Victim Services minor will have the knowledge and skills to evaluate, manage, and respond to a variety of situations and issues that professionals in fields related to victims and victim services face. Specifically, they will possess technical, analytic, substantive, and ethical proficiencies that will facilitate their professional interactions and development. They will understand the different environments and contexts in which victim advocates and other professionals in this and other related fields carry out their responsibilities.
Students must complete all of the required courses below, totaling 12 credit hours. All course descriptions can be found in the Undergraduate Academic Catalog.
There are two elective categories, Victims Focus and Professional Setting. The Violence Focus elective allows the student to learn about an area of violence in a more in-depth capacity. The Professional Setting elective allows the student to hone skills related to service delivery.
Students must complete one course (3 credits) from the Victims Focus list below:
Students must also complete one course (3 credits) from the Professional Setting list below:
Recommended Completion Time:4 Years
Max Transfer Credits:6
Required Credits for Completion:18 Credits