Pathway for Sociology Majors (Crime & Justice): BS/JD Option

The pathway for Sociology majors (Crime & Justice) allows students to complete all requirements for the core and the major in years 1-3. Following successful admission, students begin their first year of Law School in year four. Consult the Academic Catalog for specific course options and the Law School website for admissions information.

Year 1

Fall
First Year Writing I         
Seminar for Freshmen
Mathematics
Social Science (SOC 113-116)*

Spring
First Year Writing II
Quantitative Reasoning (SOC 212)**
Ethical & Philosophical Inquiry
SOC 234

Year 2

Fall
Literature
STE         
SOC 333 or 214
Crime & Justice Elective

Spring
Humanities/History
Science + Lab
Cultural Diversity A or B***
SOC 214 or 333

Year 3

Fall
Humanities/History
Crime & Justice Elective
SOC Elective
Elective

Spring
Cultural Diversity A or B***
Senior Seminar (SOC 433)
SOC Elective
Elective

*Although numerous courses satisfy the Social Science requirement, SOC 113 (Introduction to Sociology) or 116 (Social Problems) will double count for both the Social Science and the Sociology Core Requirements.

**Although numerous courses satisfy the Quantitative Reasoning requirement, SOC 212 (Statistics for Sociology) will double count for both the Quantitative Reasoning and the Sociology Elective Requirements.

***Based on availability, selected courses may double count as a Cultural Diversity Requirement and a Sociology Elective Requirement.