B.A. in Criminal Justice, Crime Analysis Option (2012-2014)

Course Requirements

Requirements (98 units)

Total units required for graduation: 180

Requirements for the B.A. in Criminal Justice - Crime Analysis Option

Lower-division requirements-prerequisites for upper-division courses (26 units)

  1. CJUS 101. Introduction to the Criminal Justice System (4 units)
  2. CJUS 102. Criminal Law (4 units)
  3. CJUS 106. Introduction to Criminal Investigation (4 units)
  4. GEOG 100. Introduction to Human Geography (4 units)
  5. GEOG 103. Physical Geography (4 units)
  6. GEOG 202. Introduction to Geographic Information Systems and Mapping (5 units)

Upper-division requirements (32 units)

  1. CJUS 311. Research Methods in Criminal Justice (4 units)
  2. CJUS 312. Statistics in Criminal Justice (4 units)
  3. CJUS 455. Forensic Profiling (4 units)
  4. CJUS 470. Environmental Crime Prevention (4 units)
  5. CJUS 550. Crime and Intelligence Analysis (4 units)
  6. CJUS 570. Crime in Public Spaces (4 units)
  7. CJUS 575. Internship in Criminal Justice (4 units)
  8. CJUS 595. Independent Study (4 units)

Electives (40 units)

  1. Twelve units chosen from:
    1. CJUS 320. Theories of Crime and Delinquency (4 units)
    2. CJUS 340. Police and Police Systems (4 units)
    3. CJUS 452. Occupational and Corporate Crime (4 units)
    4. CJUS 453. Gangs (4 units)
    5. CJUS 504. Criminal Procedure (4 units)
    6. CJUS 554. Terrorism (4 units)
    7. CJUS 555. Homeland Security (4 units)
    8. CJUS 585 Criminality Across the Life Course (4 units)
  2. At least 20 units chosen from:
    1. GEOG 201. Map Interpretation (4 units)
    2. GEOG 305. Geographic Statistics and Research Methods (4 units)
    3. GEOG 306. Remote Sensing of Environment (4 units)
    4. GEOG 307. Transportation Issues and Development (4 units)
    5. GEOG 308. Advanced Geographic Information Systems (5 units)
    6. GEOG 312. Geography of the Developing World (4 units)
    7. GEOG 313. Geography of the Developed World (4 units)
    8. GEOG 322. United States and Mexico Border Issues (4 units)
    9. GEOG 341. Military Georgraphy (4 units)
    10. GEOG 402. Geographic Information Systems Applications (5 units)
    11. GEOG 406. Digital Image Processing (4 units)
    12. GEOG 420. Geography of Economic Activity (4 units)
  3. At least eight units from:
    1. CSE 125. Programming in Visual Basic (4 units)
    2. CSE 136. HTML Programming (2 units)
    3. CSE 201. Computer Science I (4 units)
    4. CSE 202. Computer Science II (4 units)
    5. CSE 298. Application Software Topics (4 units)
    6. CSE 322. Web Page Programming (4 units)
    7. CSE 330. Data Structures (4 units)
    8. Or at least eight units from:
      1. ACCT 211. Introductory Accounting I (4 units)
      2. ACCT 212. Introductory Accounting II (4 units)
      3. IST 101. Introduction to Information Technology (2 units)
      4. IST 274. Data Base Management and Policies (4 units)
      5. IST 275. Information Networking and Security (4 units)
      6. IST 309. Information Systems and Technology (4 units)

    NOTE: Students transferring from community colleges may substitute a maximum of eight units selected from geography courses and four units of CSE, IST, or ACCT toward the electives category.