CLASS

Justice Studies (B.S.J.S.) 126 hours

Area A1 – Communication Skills
6 Hours
Area A2 – Quantitative Skills
3 Hours
Area B – Global Engagement
4 Hours
Area C – Humanities, Fine Arts, and Ethics
6 Hours
Area D – Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Technology
11 Hours
Area E – Social Sciences
12 Hours
Area F – Courses Appropriate to Major
18 Hours

CRJU 1100 – Introduction to Criminal Justice (3)

CRJU 2131 – Justice and Ethics (3)

PSYC 1101 – Introduction to Psychology (3)

SOCI 1101 – Introduction to Sociology (3)

STAT 2231 – Introduction to Statistics (3)

Select 3 hours from the following:

ANTH 1102 – Introduction to Anthropology (3)

CISM 1110 – Computer Applications (1) and CISM 1120 – Computer Concepts (2)

COMM 1110 – Principles of Public Speaking (3)

Foreign Language 1001 – Elementary I (3) OR Foreign Language 1002 – Elementary II (3)

Foreign Language 2001 – Intermediate I (3) OR Foreign Language 2002 – Intermediate II (3)

GEOG 1130 – World Regional Geography (3)

INTS 2130 – Introduction to International Studies (3)

PHIL 1030 – Introduction to Philosophy (3)

PHIL 2232 – Critical Thinking (3)

POLS 2101 – Introduction to Political Science (3)

If any required Area F courses are taken to satisfy other areas of the core, select from the courses listed above.

Health and Physical Education Activities
4 Hours

HLTH 1520 – Healthful Living (2)

Physical Education Activities (2)

Orientation
2 Hours

FYE 1220 – First Year Seminar (2)

Major Requirements
45 Hours

Major Courses: (21 hours)

        CRJU 3137 – Judicial Process (3)

CRJU 3230 – Policing (3)

CRJU 3233 – Criminal Behavior (3)

CRJU 3234 – Justice Studies Research Methods (3)

CRJU 3331 – Corrections (3)

CRJU 4531 – Comparative World Justice Systems (3)

CRJU 4632 – Senior Seminar in Justice Studies (3) OR CRJU 4792 – Internship in Justice Studies (3)

Select 15 hours from the following Upper Division courses:

CRJU 3131 – Criminal Law (3)

CRJU 3133 – Criminal Procedure (3)

CRJU 3134 – Investigations (3)

CRJU 3431 – Juvenile Justice (3)

CRJU 3432 – Gangs and Society (3)

CRJU 3531 – Victimology (3)

CRJU 3533 – Crimes Against Vulnerable Populations (3)

CRJU 3534 – Drugs and Society (3)

CRJU 3535 – Family Violence (3)

CRJU 3536 – School Violence (3)

CRJU 3537 – Communities and Crime (3)

CRJU 3538 – Gender, Crime, and Justice (3)

CRJU 3631 – Crime and Justice in Public Policy (3)

CRJU 3632 – The Death Penalty (3)

CRJU 3731 – Crimes Against Humanity (3)

CRJU 3732 – Conflict Resolution (3)

CRJU 3733 – Equality, Crime and Justice (3)

CRJU 3831 – Popular Culture and Justice (3)

CRJU 3931 – Issues in Homeland Security (3)

CRJU 4031 – Counseling and Supervising Offenders (3)

CRJU 4135 – Directed Study in Justice Studies (3)

CRJU 4137 – Laws and Society (3)

CRJU 4192 – Special Topics (1-3)

CRJU 4532 –  Organized Crime in a Global Society (3)

CRJU 4639 – Inside Out (3)

CRJU 4733 – Theories of Justice (3)

CRJU 4792 – Internship in Justice Studies (3)

CRJU 4830 – Justice Administration (3)

Select 9 hours from the following Multidisciplinary courses: Students are required to take a total of 9 hours related to Diversity, Human Behavior, and Institutional Processes; at least one course is required from each of those areas (Criminal Justice courses can not count double across subject areas).

Diversity: (at least one course required from this area)

ANTH 3333 – North American Indians (3)

ANTH 4332 – Gender and Anthropology (3)

COMS 3333 – Communication and Gender (3)

COMS 3339 – Intercultural Communications (3)

ENGL 3231 – Survey of African American Literature (3)

HIST 3130 – African American History to 1877 (3)

HIST 3131 – African American History since 1877 (3)

HIST 3137 – Topics in U.S. Women’s History (3)

HIST 3532 – The Modern Middle East (3)

HIST 3534 – Modern Southeast Asia (3)

HIST 3538 – Modern Latin America (3)

HIST 4134 – The Civil Rights Movement (3)

INTS 3130 – Contemporary World Cultures (3)

PHIL 4130 – Feminist Philosophy (3)

        POLS 3133 – Latin American Politics (3)

POLS 3139 – Constitutional Law II (3)

POLS 3235 – Gender and Politics (3)

POLS 3237 – African American Politics (3)

POLS 3335 – Ethnicity and Nationalism (3)

PSYC 3232 – Psychology of Gender (3)

SOCI 3235 – Race and Ethnicity (3)

SOCI 4332 – Sociology of Gender (3)

SOCI 4431 – Inequality (3)

Human Behavior: (at least one course required from this area)

PUBH 3130 – Substance Use and Abuse (3)

POLS 4138 – International Terrorism (3)

SOCI 3333 – Deviance (3)

SOCI 4335 – Self and Society (3)

PSYC 3235 – Behavior Modification (3)

PSYC 3236 – Substance Abuse (3)

PSYC 3330 – Abnormal Psychology (3)

PSYC 3334 – Social Psychology (3)

PSYC 3335 – Personality Psychology (3)

PSYC 4430 – Cognitive Psychology (3)

PSYC 4431 – Motivation and Emotion (3)

        LSTD 4633 – Forensic Interviews (3)

Institutional Processes: (at least one course required from this area)

COMS 3334 – Communicating in the Workplace (3)

COMS 4338 – Organizational Communications (3)

LING 3337 – Language, Power, and Politics (3)

LSTD 3630 – White Collar Crime (3)

MGNT 3130 – Principles of Management (3)

PHIL 3232 – Philosophy of Law (3)

POLS 3138 – Constitutional Law I (3)

POLS 3233 – Politics and the Media (3)

POLS 3330 – State and Local Government (3)

POLS 3331 – Introduction to Bureaucratic Politics (3)

PSYC 3234 – Industrial/Organizational Psychology (3)

SOCI 3336 – Social Problems (3)

SOCI 4132 – Sociology of Community (3)

        SOCI 4138 – Sociology of Family (3)

SOCI 4231 – Child Welfare and Family Services (3)

SOCI 4232 – Social Welfare Policy and Services (3)

SOCI 4334 – Organizations (3)

Electives
15 Hours

(A maximum of 9 hours of internship may be taken.)


 

ADVISEMENT: Justice Studies majors are advised in the CLASS Advisement Center – Carroll 2224, (912) 478-7740 – until they have earned 30 hours. At that time, they are assigned an academic advisor in the Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, Carroll Building, (912) 478-1542. Justice Studies majors in the University Honors Program (UHP) are advised in the Department beginning their first semester of enrollment at Georgia Southern University.

OTHER PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS: A minimum grade of “C” is required for each Area F, CRJU, and multidisciplinary requirements course taken in the major. This applies to all courses (lower and upper division). If advisor recommends, one “D” allowed if matched by “B” or higher in another course in the major.

HONORS IN JUSTICE STUDIES

To graduate with Honors in Justice Studies, a student must:

  • be admitted to the University Honors Program;
  • successfully complete at least three credit hours of UHON 4191 over three semesters;
  • successfully complete and present an Honors Thesis or Capstone Project;
  • be in good standing in the University Honors Program at the time of graduation.

Last updated: 7/25/2017

Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology • PO Box 8105 • Statesboro, GA 30460 • (912) 478-8007 • cjcrim@georgiasouthern.edu