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

The pathway for Sociology majors with a concentration in 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
Math Core Requirement
Social Science Core Requirement (SOC-113 or SOC-116)*

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

Year 2

Fall
Literature
STE Core Requirement        
SOC-333 or SOC-214
Crime & Justice Elective

Spring
Humanities/History Core Requirement
STE + Lab Core Requirement        
Creativity & Innovation Core Requirement
SOC 214 or 333

Year 3

Fall
VPATH Core Requirement      
Crime & Justice Elective
SOC Elective
Elective

Spring
Social, Cultural, & Global Perspectives Core Requirement***   
Senior Seminar (SOC-433)
SOC Elective
Elective

*Although numerous courses satisfy the Social Science requirement, SOC-113 (Introduction to Sociology) or SOC-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 Social, Cultural, & Global Perspectives Requirement and a Sociology Elective Requirement.