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2008-2009 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Criminal Justice B.A.


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View information for the Department of Criminal Justice , including Learning Objectives for the department and its programs.

The student may request that the criminal justice faculty waive up to 9 upper-division units of criminal justice coursework based on documented completion of related college coursework and/or work experience.

Requirements


3. For concentrations in Corrections, Law Enforcement, and Juvenile Justice


Complete no less than 39 upper-division units in Criminal Justice and specific Sociology courses.

4. For the Criminal Legal Studies concentration


Complete no less than 41 upper-division units in Criminal Justice and specific Sociology courses.

5. For the Forensic Science concentration, complete no less than 47 upper-division units.


The degree in Criminal Justice with a Forensic Science concentration requires the completion of no less than 62 units total.

6. Maintain a grade point average of 2.00 or better in the major.


Completion of a minor is not required.

The Major


(39 upper-division units)

Complete one of the following concentrations:


  • Law Enforcement
  • Corrections
  • Forensic Science
  • Juvenile Justice
  • Criminal Legal Studies

Law Enforcement Concentration


(18 units minimum)

The following are required to complete the Criminal Justice major (54 units total) with a Law Enforcement concentration:

  1. Lower-division prerequisites, 15 units
  2. Core courses, 21 units
  3. Concentration courses, 18 units

Corrections Concentration


(18 units minimum)

The following are required to complete the Criminal Justice major (54 units total) with a Corrections concentration:

  1. Lower-division prerequisites, 15 units
  2. Core courses, 21 units
  3. Concentration courses, 18 units

Criminal Legal Studies Concentration


The following are required to complete the Criminal Justice major (56 units total) with a Criminal Legal Studies concentration:

  1. Lower-division prerequisites, 15 units
  2. Core courses, 21 units
  3. Concentration courses, 20 units

Forensic Science Concentration


(25-26 units minimum)

1. The following General Education-breadth courses or their equivalents are prerequisites to the major:

2. The following are required to complete the Criminal Justice major with a Forensic Science concentration:

(61-62 units total)

  1. Lower-division prerequisites, 15 units
  2. Core courses, 21 units
  3. Concentration courses, 25-26 units

Juvenile Justice Concentration


The following are required to complete the Criminal Justice major (54 units total) with a Juvenile Justice concentration:

  1. Lower-division prerequisites, 15 units
  2. Core courses, 21 units
  3. Concentration courses, 18 units

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