SDSU’s Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice Online Degree Completion Program is designed to encourage thoughtful exploration of the ways that criminal justice systems provide “justice,” or fail to do so. The program also focuses on criminal justice from a social justice perspective, allowing for the examination of policy issues as diverse as genocide, institutionalized racism, organized crime, and environmental destruction, in addition to traditional criminal justice issues. This degree appeals to students who are interested in working in the fields of law, law enforcement, probation and parole, corrections, or other social service agencies. This degree also prepares students for law school or graduate school in either criminal justice or a related field.
Students who satisfy all eligibility requirements can graduate by completing between 51 and 60 units within 22 months (ten eight-week modules with breaks). Admitted students will complete two courses in each of the ten eight-week modules.
Upon completion of the program, graduates will be awarded the same degree as on-campus students — the Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice. The diploma and transcript will not distinguish that the program was completed online.
All courses are offered via distance education (online classes). Please note: Some exams may require the student to make arrangements for a proctor to administer the exam remotely.
Applications for Fall 2020
Application Dates: Oct. 1—Nov. 30, 2019
|1||CJ 300: Crime, Law, & Justice
CJ 303: Criminal Justice & Social Control
|8/24/20 – 10/16/20|
|2||CJ 301: Law in Society
CJ 302: Crime & Behavior
|10/26/20 – 12/11/20|
|3||PA 301: Concepts & Issues in Public Administration
|1/4/21 – 2/26/21|
|4||CJ Elective (TBD)
PA Elective (TBD)
|3/8/21 – 5/7/21|
|5||Explorations – Humanities (TBD)
|5/17/21 – 7/9/21|
CJ Elective (TBD)
|7/19/21 – 9/10/21|
|7||CJ Elective (TBD)
Explorations – Humanities (TBD)
|9/20/21 – 11/12/21|
|8||Explorations – Humanities (TBD)
|11/22/21 – 1/28/22
(break 12/17/21 – 1/3/22)
|2/7/22 – 4/8/22
(break 3/25/22 – 4/4/22)
|10||CJ 497: Investigation & Reporting
|4/18/22 – 6/10/22|
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