Any CJUS course not required above may serve as an elective, with a maximum of six internship hours permitted.
Criminal Justice/Double Major
A student majoring in any discipline may obtain a double major in criminal justice by completing 33 semester hours of criminal justice courses as stipulated above.
Students double-majoring in Criminal Justice and Political Science take either CJUS 205 or POLS 205 (but not both) and either CJUS 489 or POLS 489 (but not both), for a combined major totaling 60 credit hours.
Four-Year Program Guides and Costs
USD encourages students to take 15 credits per semester or 30 credits within the year in order to graduate in four years. To help students complete their academic degree program in four years, we provide a sample academic plan. Please work with your academic advisor to confirm your plan.