Justice Studies: General Justice Studies CurriculumJustice Studies: General Justice Studies Curriculum

Justice Studies: General Justice Studies 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.

General Justice Studies 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 I3 crs.
UNI 100 First-Year Seminar1 cr.
General Education Course3 crs.

Second Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

JUS 102 Introduction to Law Enforcement

3 crs.

Related Electives

6 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

Free Elective3 crs.

Third Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

JUS 331  Juvenile Justice

3 crs.

Related Elective

3 crs.

Laboratory Course3 crs.
General Education Course 3 crs.
Free Elective3 crs.

Fourth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

JUS 361 Court Systems

3 crs.

Related Elective

3 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

Free Electives

6 crs.


Fifth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

JUS 375 Criminal Law

3 crs.

Related Elective3 crs.
General Education Courses6 crs.

Free Elective

3 crs.

Sixth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

JUS 376 Criminal Procedure

3 crs.

Related Elective

3 crs.

General Education Courses6 crs. 
 Free Elective3 crs. 

Seventh Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

JUS 466 Leadership and Ethics

3 crs.

JUS 496 Criminological Theory

3 crs.

General Education Courses6 crs
Free Elective3 crs.

Eighth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

JUS 495 Research Methods

3 crs.

JUS 499 Seminar in Justice Studies

3 crs.

General Education Courses 6 crs.
 Free Elective3 crs.