Justice Studies: Criminology CurriculumJustice Studies: Criminology Curriculum

Justice Studies: Criminology Curriculum

Get a description of each of Cal U’s justice studies courses from our Course Catalog

Below is a recommended framework of courses for completing the degree in four years.

Criminology Concentration: 120 Credits

First Semester – 16 credits
CourseCredits
JUS 101 Introduction to Justice Studies  

3 crs.

JUS 103 Correctional Systems      

3 crs.

Related Elective

3 crs.

ENG 101 English Composition I

3 crs.

UNI 100 First-Year Seminar1 cr.

General Education Course

3 crs.

Second Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

JUS 102 Introduction to Law Enforcement 

3 crs.

Related Electives

6 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

Free Elective

3 crs.


Third Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

JUS 331 Juvenile Justice

3 crs.

JUS 361 Court Systems

3 crs.

Laboratory Course3 crs.
General Education Course3 crs.

Free Elective

3 crs.

Fourth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

JUS 375 Criminal Law

3 crs.

Related Elective

3 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

Free Electives

6 crs.


Fifth Semester – 15 credits
Course    Credits

JUS 376 Criminal Procedure                        

3 crs.

JUS 466 Leadership and Ethics3 crs.
General Education Courses

6 crs

Free Elective

3 crs.

Sixth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

JUS 495 Research Methods in Justice Studies

3 crs

Related Elective

3 crs.

General Education Courses

6 crs.

Free Elective3 crs.

Seventh Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

JUS 496 Criminological Theory

3 crs.

Related Elective3 crs.

General Education Courses

6 crs.

Free Elective

3 crs.

Eighth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

JUS 499 Seminar in Justice Studies

3 crs.

Related Elective

3 crs.

General Education Courses

6 crs.

Free Elective3 crs.