UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Criminology and Justice Studies, B.A. (2019-2020 Archive)

The Transfer Degree Road Map on this page presumes the completion of lower division General Education, Title 5 (United States History and Government), and lower division core requirements for this major. See General Education Rules for more information. Lower division major requirements can be found by looking at the 4-Year Degree Road Map for this major. Refer to ASSIST for transfer information and articulation of courses taken at California Community Colleges. Verified Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) STAR Act students should use the ADT/STAR Act Degree Road Map for their major.

Once transfer coursework is evaluated, applicants and admitted students can use the Degree Progress Report/Planner to learn which requirements need to be completed.

To meet residency requirements, students must complete a minimum of 30 units at CSUN: 24 units must be upper division, 12 units in the major and 9 units in General Education.

Transfer Year 1: 1st Semester

Course Units
CJS 340 (Also counts for GE Upper Division Lifelong Learning) 3
CJS 360 3
CJS 370 3
GEOG 206/L or SBS 320* 3
Elective 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CJS 310 3
CJS 320 3
CJS 350 3
GEOG 306/L or CJS 430/L* 3
GE Upper Division** 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
One course from: AIS 304***, CJS 328, CJS 418, CJS 438, CJS 448 3
Criminology – One from: (At least one Criminology course must come from CJS): GWS 370***, CJS 402, CJS 422, CJS 432, CJS 452AA-ZZ 3
Criminal Justice – One from: (At least one Criminal Justice course must come from CJS): CJS 334, CJS 344, CJS 444, CJS 454AA-ZZ, COMS 325, COMS 446, LING 310***, POLS 426, POLS 450, POLS 455, POLS 457B, PSY 443, SOC 434 3
GE Upper Division* 3
Elective 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CJS 326 or CJS 446 3
Criminology – One from: (At least one Criminology course must come from CJS): GWS 370***, CJS 402, CJS 422, CJS 432, CJS 452AA-ZZ 3
Criminal Justice: CJS 334, CJS 344, CJS 444, CJS 454AA-ZZ, COMS 325, COMS 446, LING 310***, POLS 426, POLS 450, POLS 455, POLS 457B, PSY 443, SOC 434 3
One course from: CJS 480, CJS 494A-E/AA-EE, POLS 494J/A, SOC 420 3
Elective 3
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120

* One set of methods courses: Either SBS 320 and CJS 430/L; or GEOG 206/L and GEOG 306/L

**If needed, select UDGE courses that also satisfy: (1) IC: Information Competence, (2) GE Comparative Cultural Studies, and/or (3) Title 5 requirements in American History and/or US/State/Local Government.

*** These courses may also double count for GE Upper Division.