Requirements

Degree Requirements (45 units)

Plan I (Traditional Thesis Option)

  1. CJUS 604. Advanced Techniques of Basic and Applied Research in Criminal Justice (4)
  2. CJUS 605. Proseminar in Criminal Justice (4)
  3. CJUS 606. Statistical Analysis in Criminal Justice (4)
  4. CJUS 607. Applying Criminological Theory to Criminal Justice (4)
  5. Four units chosen from:
    • CJUS 631. Seminar in Corrections (4)
    • CJUS 632. Seminar in Policing (4)
  6. CJUS 686. Graduate Review in Criminal Justice (1)
  7. Sixteen units of electives (with no more than eight units at the 500-level) to be chosen in consultation with an advisor:
    • CJUS 504. Criminal Procedure (4)
    • CJUS 550. Crime and Intelligence Analysis (4)
    • CJUS 554. Terrorism (4)
    • CJUS 570. Crime in Public Spaces (4)
    • CJUS 580. Juvenile Justice System (4)
    • CJUS 585. Criminality Across the Life Course (4)
    • CJUS 590. Topics in Criminal Justice (2 or 4)
    • CJUS 608. Crime, Criminals and Victims (4)
    • CJUS 629. Minorities in the Criminal Justice System (4)
    • CJUS 630. Legal Issues in Criminal Justice (4)
    • CJUS 631. Seminar in Corrections (4) if not taken above
    • CJUS 632. Seminar in Policing (4) if not taken above
    • CJUS 650. Directed Area Studies in Criminal Justice (1-4)
    • Other courses may be allowed with consent of department.
  8. CJUS 699A. Thesis I (4)
  9. CJUS 699B. Thesis II (4)

Plan II (Professional Option)

  1. CJUS 604. Advanced Techniques of Basic and Applied Research in Criminal Justice (4)
  2. CJUS 605. Proseminar in Criminal Justice (4)
  3. CJUS 606. Statistical Analysis in Criminal Justice (4)
  4. CJUS 607. Applying Criminological Theory to Criminal Justice (4)
  5. Four units chosen from:
    • CJUS 631. Seminar in Corrections (4)
    • CJUS 632. Seminar in Policing (4)
  6. CJUS 686. Graduate Review in Criminal Justice (1)
  7. Twenty-four units of electives (with no more than 12 units at the 500-level) to be chosen in consultation with an advisor:
    • CJUS 504. Criminal Procedure (4)
    • CJUS 550. Crime and Intelligence Analysis (4)
    • CJUS 554. Terrorism (4)
    • CJUS 570. Crime In Public Spaces (4)
    • CJUS 580. Juvenile Justice System (4)
    • CJUS 590D. Topics in Criminal Justice (may be repeated as topics change) (4)
    • CJUS 608. Crime, Criminals and Victims (4)
    • CJUS 629. Minorities in the Criminal Justice System (4)
    • CJUS 630. Legal Issues in Criminal Justice (4)
    • CJUS 631. Seminar in Corrections (4) if not taken above
    • CJUS 632. Seminar in Policing (4) if not taken above
    • CJUS 650. Directed Area Studies in Criminal Justice (1-4)
    • Other courses may be allowed with consent of department.
  8. CJUS 999. Comprehensive Examination (with a grade of credit "CR") (0)

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