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 4 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.