Justice Systems Sample 4-Year Plan

The plan listed below is designed to provide suggestions for sequencing your major courses, but there are also other ways to sequence most majors. This plan is meant to provide aid in early, provisional planning. Please consult with your academic advisor to make strategic academic decisions about which courses to take each semester.

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Sample Four Year Plan: Justice Systems (BS)

FALL - Semester 1

JUST 205: Introduction to Justice Systems
TRU 100: Truman Symposium
TRU 110: Self and Society Seminar
ENG 190: Writing as Critical Thinking
Math (as placed)
Other Dialogues coursework

SPRING - Semester 2

JUST 307: The Legal System OR
JUST 335: Rehabilitative System
Math (as placed) or STAT 190
COMM 170: Public Speaking
Other Dialogues coursework

FALL - Semester 3

JUST 307: The Legal System OR
JUST 335: Rehabilitative System
JUST XXX: Section II Elective
Foreign Language
Minor or Required Support Course

SPRING - Semester 4

JUST 332: WE/Juvenile Delinquency
JUST XXX: Section II Elective
Other Dialogues coursework
Foreign Language
Minor or Required Support Course

FALL - Semester 5

JUST 334: The Enforcement System
BS Requirement
JINS 3XX: Junior Interdisciplinary Seminar
Minor or Required Support Course
Other Dialogues coursework as needed

SPRING - Semester 6

JUST 331: WE/Criminology
JUST XXX: Section II Elective
Minor or Required Support Course
Other Dialogues coursework as needed

FALL - Semester 7

JUST XXX: Section II Elective
BS Requirement
Minor or Required Support Course
Other Dialogues  as needed

SPRING - Semester 8

JUST 430: Senior Seminar
JUST XXX: Section II Elective
Minor or Required Support Course
Other Dialogues coursework as needed
 
Electives to total at least 120 hours

Graduation Requirements: Total credit hrs>= 120
(40 credit hrs @ 300-level or higher)

 
The Dialogues Curriculum requires a certain number of courses/credit hours in the following Perspectives: Social, Arts and Humanities, STEM, Communications, and Statistics. The exact number of courses a student will be required to take during their undergraduate career varies individually according to the credit transferred in.

Department Chair: Please contact the Center for Academic Excellence with any updates to the plan above.

This is a sample course sequence to illustrate class offerings for this major. The Office of the Registrar is responsible for certifying completion of degree requirements based on requirements specified in Truman's Official Catalog.

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