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  Jul 24, 2017
 
University General Course Catalog 2014-2015 ARCHIVED CATALOG: LINKS AND CONTENT ARE OUT OF DATE. CHECK WITH YOUR ADVISOR.

Criminal Justice, B.A. in C.J. - Criminal Justice Major


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I. University Core Curriculum Requirements (36-46 units)


NOTE: Refer to the Core Curriculum  chapter of this catalog for information regarding the “Core English and Math Completion Policy”.

A. English (3-8 units)


Refer to the “English” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

NOTE: Students who place in ENG 102  are not required to complete ENG 101  .

B. Mathematics (3-6 units)


Refer to the “Mathematics” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

C. Natural Sciences (6-8 units)


Refer to the “Natural Sciences” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

D. Social Sciences (3 units)


Refer to the “Social Sciences” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

E. Fine Arts (3 units)


Refer to the “Fine Arts” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

F. Core Humanities (9 units)


Refer to the “Core Humanities” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog. 

G. Capstone Courses (6 units)


Refer to the “Capstone” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

H. Diversity (3 units)


Refer to the “Diversity” section of the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

II. Additional College Requirements (6-20 units)


Units may vary depending on initial course placement in foreign language coursework.

A. Foreign Language (0-14 units)


Successful completion of the foreign language requirement may be accomplished through one of five options: 1.) complete a fourth-semester college course in a foreign language; 2.) complete and transfer to UNR a fourth-semester course in American Sign Language; 3.) demonstrate proficiency through placement examination or other means through the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures; 4.) show transcript evidence of successful completion of a fourth-year high school course in foreign language; or 5.) participate in a studies abroad program preapproved by the college to meet the foreign language requirement.

B. College Breadth Requirement (6 units)


Students seeking a Bachelor of Arts degree in the college shall be required to take, within the College of Liberal Arts, two courses that are outside the departments in which they major or minor, and that exclude courses taken to fulfill Core Curriculum requirements.

III. Major Requirements (39 units)


A. Major Core Requirements


B. Choose one course from each of the following groups:


IV. Minor Requirements (18-21 units)


Complete any university minor, OR
Complete criminal justice related subjects (approved list of courses available in the department office.)

V. Electives (0-21 units)


VI. Total Units (120 units)


Forty-two or more units must be in courses numbered 300 - 499.

VII. Recommended Schedule


A. First Year


Fall Semester (16-19 units)


Spring Semester (16 units)


B. Second Year


C. Third Year


Fall Semester (15-16 units)


Spring Semester (15 units)


  • CRJ Group II (300-400 level) (3 units)
  • Related Subject (300-400 level) (3 units)
  • Core Curriculum Capstone (3 units)
  • College Breadth Requirement (3 units)
  • Elective (300-400 level) (3 units)

D. Fourth Year


Fall Semester (15 units)


  • CRJ Group III (300-400) (3 units)
  • CRJ 444 - Criminological Theory (3 units)
  • Core Curriculum Capstone (3 units)
  • Related Subject (300-400 level) (3 units) ***
  • College Breadth Requirement (3 units)

Spring Semester (13 units)


Note(s):


*   English and Math course placement is based on test scores. Please consult the Core Curriculum  chapter in this catalog.

**  For students doing a minor in place of the Related Subjects, you must complete the Core Curriculum Social Science requirement.

*** For students completing a minor in place of the Related Subjects, replace these courses with those needed to complete the minor.

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