Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Studies Roadmap

120 Total Units Required
Minimum Number of Units in the Major: 45

Plan of Study Grid
First SemesterUnits
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 1 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication (A2) 2 3
GE Area C: Arts (C1) or Humanities (C2) 3
GE Area D: Social Sciences (D1) 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
 Units15
Second Semester
GE Area A: Oral Communication (A1) or Critical Thinking (A3) 3
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) 3
 
GE Area B: Quantitative Reasoning (B4) 3 3
GE Area D: U.S. History (D2) or U.S. and California Government (D3) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
Third Semester
GE Area A: Written English Communication II (A4) if not already satisfied 3
 
GE Area B: Physical Science (B1) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
GE Area C: Arts (C1) 3
GE Area C: Humanities: Literature (C3) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 4 3
 Units15-16
Fourth Semester
GE Area B: Life Science (B2) and Laboratory Science (B3) 5 3-4
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective - Take Four 4 12
 Units15-16
Fifth Semester
C J 300 Criminal Justice: A Cross-Disciplinary Perspective 4
C J 323GW
Ethics in Criminal Justice - GWAR 6
or Research Methods in Criminal Justice-GWAR
3-4
GE Area UD–C: Upper Division Arts and/or Humanities (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Two 4 6
 Units16-17
Sixth Semester
Criminal Justice Studies Electives (24-32 units) - Take Four 6 12
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective 3
 Units15
Seventh Semester
Criminal Justice Studies Electives (24-32 units) - Take Four 6 12
GE Area UD–B: Upper Division Physical and/or Life Sciences (Consider SF State Studies Course) 3
 Units15
Eighth Semester
C J 680 Field Course in Criminal Justice 4
Complementary Studies or SF State Studies or University Elective – Take Three to Four 4 10-12
 Units14-16
 Total Units120-125