Criminal Justice Studies

Major Requirements (SF State Bulletin: Degree Requirements)

Roadmap (SF State Bulletin: Roadmap)

Your major advisor answered a few questions to assist you with your first semester courses — see below.

General Information

What are some of the highlights and features to know about this major? We now informally allow any 8 electives instead two in each of our 4 elective categories. 
When should I first meet with my major department? Anytime.
How will I be assigned to a major advisor and how do I contact them? Contact any advisor during office hours or via email; we do not assign students to a major advisor. 
Where can I find information about major advising?
Does this major require any pre-work from me before I attend orientation or register for classes? No.
What should I do if my major core and/or prequisite courses are full? Take electives offered by other departments and to work on upper division GE. 

Transfer Student Info

What upper division courses should I take in my first semester as a transfer student for this major? CJ 300, CJ GWAR and any CJ electives
Are there any prerequisites to these upper division courses for the major? ENG 214 for GWAR; critical thinking lower division for CJ 300
Are there any registration blocks or holds in the system for this major, and if so, what do I do/who do I contact to clear them? Students cannot register for courses unless they have 60-units — currently there is no process to clear this.
Does this major have an approved Associate Degree for Transfer (ADT) roadmap?

Yes, Administration of Justice.  We will also accept Social Justice, Sociology and Law and Public Policy. 

[Click here for ADT Roadmap]

Freshmen Student Info

Are there any courses I should take first as a Freshman to get started in this major and/or are there any lower division GE course requirements that I can take that will also count toward this major? Not applicable.
Are there entry or prerequisite requirements for these Freshmen courses?

Not applicable.

Can any of my AP or IB tests count toward requirements in this major? Not applicable.

College of Health & Social Sciences Student Resource Center (SRC)

Services provided for: undergraduate students with College of Health and Social Sciences majors, pre-majors and minors.

Services offered: Academic planning (GE, DARs, DPR and major), freshman transitioning support, impacted major consultation, academic probation advising, general life/support counseling, petition consultation, career prep and planning, major career exploration, graduation check (GE and graduation requirements), resume and cover letter help

Phone: (415) 405-3740
Location: HSS 254