Justice Studies: Law and Justice CurriculumJustice Studies: Law and Justice Curriculum

Justice Studies: Law and Justice 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.

Law and Justice Concentration: 120 Credits

First Semester – 16 credits
CourseCredits

JUS 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice

3 crs.

JUS 102 Introduction to Law Enforcement

3 crs.

Related Elective

3 crs.

ENG 101 English Composition I

3 crs.

UNI 100 First-Year Seminar1 cr
General Education Courses3 crs.

Second Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

JUS 103 Correctional Systems

3 crs.

Related Electives

6 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

Free Elective

3 crs.


Third Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

JUS 361 Court Systems

3 crs.

Related Elective3 crs.
Laboratory Course3 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

 Free Elective3 crs.

Fourth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

JUS 331 Juvenile Justice

3 crs.

Required Related Course3 crs.

General Education Course

3 crs.

 Free Electives6 crs. 

Fifth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

JUS 466 Leadership and Ethics

3 crs.

Required Related Course3 crs.

General Education Courses

6 crs.

 Free Elective3 crs.

Sixth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits

JUS 375 Criminal Law

3 crs.

Related Elective3 crs.

General Education Courses   

6 crs.

Free Elective3 crs

Seventh Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits
JUS 376 Criminal Procedure              3 crs.
JUS 496 Criminological Theory3 crs.

General Education Courses

6 crs.

Free Elective 3 crs.

Eighth Semester – 15 credits
CourseCredits
JUS 495 Research Methods in Justice3 crs.
JUS 499 Seminar in Justice Studies3 crs.

General Education Courses

6 crs.

 Free Elective3 crs.