Oct 17, 2018  
2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog

Sociology: Criminal Justice Emphasis - BS, BA


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Department of Sociology, Social Work, and Anthropology

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Minimum University Requirements

Total Credits 120

 

Grade Point Average (most majors require higher GPA)

2.00 GPA
Credits of C- or better 100 Credits of upper-division courses (#3000 or above) 40
Total USU Credits 30 Upper-division USU Credits 20
USU Credits within the Major 10 Credits in Minor (if required) 12
Credits in Major see below Credits in American Institutions 3
General Education Requirements   see link University Studies Depth Requirements   see link
NOTES: highest Math Requirement for this degree is STAT 1040 or MATH 1030

 

Admissions Requirements for this Program

New freshmen Admitted to USU in Good Standing

 

Transfer students from other institutions or other programs at USU 2.75 GPA

First Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

SOC 1010: Introductory Sociology (BSS)   3     CJ 1010: Introduction to Criminal Justice (BSS)   3    
ENGL 1010: Introduction to Writing: Academic Prose (CL1)   3     STAT 1040: Introduction to Statistics (QL)   3    
University Breadth General Education 3   University Breadth General Education 3  
University Breadth General Education 3   University Breadth General Education 3  
Elective Course 3   Elective Course 3  
Total 15   Total 15  
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Second Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

CJ 1300: Introduction to Corrections   3     CJ 1330: Criminal Law   3    
CJ 1390: Introduction to Policing   3     University Depth General Education 3  
ENGL 2010: Intermediate Writing: Research Writing in a Persuasive Mode (CL2)   3     University Depth General Education 3  
University Breadth General Education 3   Elective Course 3  
Elective Course 3   Elective Course 3  
Total 15   Total 15  
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Third Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

SOC 3110: Methods of Social Research (CI)   3     SOC 3420: Criminology   3    
SOC 3120: Social Statistics I (QI)   3     CJ Emphasis Elective 3  
CJ Emphasis Elective 3   CJ Emphasis Elective 3  
USU Minor or Elective 3   USU Minor or Elective 3  
USU Minor or Elective 3   USU Minor or Elective 3  
Total 15   Total 15  
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Fourth Year

 Fall Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

 

Spring Semester

Credits

General Education Info and Notes:

SOC 4420: Law and Society (CI)   3     SOC 4720: Effective Community Engagement  or SOC 4770: Applied Criminal Justice Internship   3  or 3    
Criminal Justice Emphasis Elective 3   USU Minor or Elective 3  
USU Minor or Elective 3   USU Minor or Elective 3  
USU Minor or Elective 3   USU Minor or Elective 3  
USU Minor or Elective 3   USU Minor or Elective 3  
Total 15   Total 15  
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