Jun 17, 2021  
2021/2022 University Catalog 
2021/2022 University Catalog

Criminal Justice, B.S. in Applied Arts and Sciences

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(Major Code: 21051) (SIMS Code: 666925) (SIMS Code: 666927 - SDSU Global Campus)

Also Offered at SDSU Imperial Valley

All candidates for a degree in applied arts and sciences must complete the graduation requirements in the section of Graduation Requirements .

A minor is not required with this major, but is allowed.

Preparation for the Major

(12 units)

These prerequisite courses may not be taken Cr/NC. The minimum grade in each class is C.

Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement

Passing the Writing Placement Assessment with a score of 10 or completing one of the approved upper division writing courses (W) with a grade of C (2.0) or better. See “Graduation Requirements ” section for a complete listing of requirements.


Students must complete two upper division three-unit elective courses in public administration. Students must complete 12 additional upper division units in accordance with the major academic plan, to include a minimum of six units of criminal justice electives.

Master Plan

Students should follow the Criminal Justice Advising Guide to ensure completion of major requirements. Contact the School of Public Affairs for a copy of the guide or download it at https://spa.sdsu.edu/documents/CJ_AdvisingGuide_1819_form_1.pdf.

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