UNIVERSITY CATALOG: 2020-2021

Criminology and Justice Studies, B.A.

The Transfer Degree Road Map on this page presumes the completion of lower division General Education, the United States History and Government requirements, 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 Mapfor 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 3
CJS 360 3
CJS 370 3
(CJS 280 and CJS 380/L) or (GEOG 206/L and GEOG 306/L)* 3
GE B5 Scientific Inquiry and Quantitative Reasoning 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 1: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CJS 310 3
CJS 320 3
AIS 304 or CJS 328 or CJS 418 or CJS 438 or CJS 448 3
(CJS 280 and CJS 380/L) or (GEOG 206/L and GEOG 306/L)* 3
GE Upper Division from Section C or Section F 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 1st Semester

Course Units
CJS 350 3
Criminology. One from: (At least one Criminology course must come from CJS): GWS 370, CJS 328, CJS 402, CJS 418, CJS 422, CJS 432, CJS 448, CJS 452AA-ZZ 3
Criminal Justice. One from: (At least one Criminal Justice course must come from CJS): AIS 304, CJS 334, CJS 344, CJS 438, CJS 444, CJS 448, CJS 454AA-ZZ, LING 310, POLS 426, POLS 450, POLS 455, POLS 457B, PSY 443, SOC 434 3
GE Upper Division from Section D or Section F 3
Elective 3
Total 15

Transfer Year 2: 2nd Semester

Course Units
CADV 310 or CJS 326 or CJS 446 3
Criminology. A second course from: GWS 370, CJS 328, CJS 402, CJS 418, CJS 422, CJS 432, CJS 448, CJS 452AA-ZZ 3
Criminal Justice. A second course from: AIS 304, CJS 334, CJS 344, CJS 438, CJS 444, CJS 448, CJS 454AA-ZZ, LING 310, POLS 426, POLS 450, POLS 455, POLS 457B, PSY 443, SOC 434 3
CJS 480 or CJS 494A-E/AA-EE or POLS 494J/A or SOC 420 3
Elective 3
Total 15
OVERALL TOTAL UNITS 120

*Select one set of methods courses. Take lower-division course first if not taken prior to transfer.