B.S. in Criminal Justice Studies: 3 + 3 Year Plan (Law Program)

Plan of Study Grid
Freshman Year
First SemesterCredits
ENGL 110 College Composition I 3
CJ 201 Introduction to Criminal Justice 3
Essential Studies: Fine Arts 3
Essential Studies: Humanities 3
Essential Studies: Science with Lab 4
 Credits16
Second Semester
ENGL 130 Composition II: Writing for Public Audiences 3
CJ 210 Introduction to Policing 3
CJ 220 Introduction to Courts 3
Essential Studies: Social Science 3
Essential Studies: Humanities or Fine Arts 3
 Credits15
Sophomore Year
First Semester
COMM 110 Fundamentals of Public Speaking 3
CJ 270 Introduction to Corrections 3
Essential Studies: Math/Science/Tech 3
Elective or Minor courses 6
 Credits15
Second Semester
CJ 330 Criminological Theory 3
SOC 326 Sociological Statistics 3
Essential Studies: Social Science 3
CJ Elective 3
Elective or Minor course 3
 Credits15
Junior Year
First Semester
CJ 341 Criminal Law 3
SOC 323 Sociological Research Methods 3
CJ Elective 3
Elective or Minor courses 6
Students take the LSAT during the fall semester of their junior year.  
 Credits15
Second Semester
CJ 365 Law and Society 3
CJ 342 Criminal Procedure 3
CJ 401 Administration of Criminal Justice Systems 3
CJ Elective 3
Elective or Minor course 3
Students apply to UND School of Law during the spring semester of their junior year: If admitted they follow the rest of the plan for senior year as described here so that credits from their first-year of law school simultaneously count toward their undergraduate credit hour total.  
 Credits15
Senior Year
First Semester
Contracts I 2
Property 4
Torts I 3
Civil Procedure 4
Lawyering Skills 3
 Credits16
Second Semester
Contracts II 3
Torts II 2
Professional Foundations 2
Constitutional Law I 3
Criminal Law 3
Lawyering Skills II 2
 Credits15
 Total Credits122

This plan is meant for students who intend to apply to Law School. Acceptance to the UND Law School is NOT guaranteed and is based on UND Law School admission criteria. Students may still complete the major and earn the BSCJS under another plan if they do not gain admission to the Law School.