University of Hawaii at Hilo Catalog 2013–2014

B.A. in Administration of Justice Requirements

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Group 1. General Education Basic, Area, and Integrative Requirements in effect Fall 2011.

Students may choose to graduate under the General Education Basic, Area, and Integrative requirements and graduation requirements in force at the time they entered the UH System, when they entered UH Hilo, or when they graduate, provided there is no break in enrollment lasting longer than one semester.

Students should meet with their academic advisor to ensure that they enroll in courses that will enable them to meet these requirements as well as requirements for the major and for graduation. Some courses may meet both General Education requirements and major requirements.

The new GE basic, core, and integrative requirements and lists of certified courses are posted at hilo.hawaii.edu/academics/gened/.

Group 2. Major Requirements

  1. AJ 101 Introduction to Administration of Justice (to be taken at community college)
  2. POLS 220 Intro to Legal Systems
  3. PHIL 325 Philosophy of Law or POLS/GEOG 325 Legal Geography or POLS/WS 327 Law and Identity
  4. POLS 322 Criminal Justice or POLS 321 Constitutional Law
  5. POLS/SOC 324 Criminology
  6. POLS 360 Public Administration
  7. WS 151 Intro to Women’s Studies
  8. 18 semester hours from the following three-credit courses (Internship credit and Senior Thesis Credit may be used with permission of your advisor:
    • Any one AJ or SUBS course (to be taken at community college)
    • ANTH 485 Applied Anthropology
    • COM 442 Communication and Conflict
    • GEOG 328 Cultural Geography
    • GEOG 340 Intro to Land Use Planning
    • GEOG 430 Gender, Place, and Environment
    • HIST 274 History of Hawaiʻi
    • HIST 333 Twentieth Century Hawaiʻi (HIST 274 recommended)
    • HIST 383 United States 1930-1980
    • KES 320 Drug Awareness
    • PHIL 220 Social Ethics
    • PHIL 315 Ethical Theory
    • PHIL 320 Social and Political Philosophy
    • PHIL 323 Professional Ethics
    • PHIL/WS 393 Normality, Abnormality, & Soc
    • POLS 320 Mock Trial
    • POLS/SOC 326 Juvenile Delinquency
    • POLS 331 Presidency and Congress
    • POLS/WS 332 Politics of Race and Gender
    • POLS 334 Political Behavior, Campaigns, & Elections
    • POLS 335 Environmental Politics & Policy
    • POLS 342 International Law
    • POLS 346 International Organizations
    • POLS 433 Politics, Media & Public Opinion
    • PSY 321 Psychology of Personality
    • PSY 322 Social Psychology
    • PSY 323 Community Psychology
    • PSY 324 Abnormal Psychology
    • PSY 360 Cross-Cultural Psychology
    • PSY 377 Counseling Psychology
    • PSY 390 Industrial & Organizational Psychology
    • SOC 301 Intro Social Work
    • SOC 310 Race and Ethnic Relations
    • SOC 320 Social Stratification
    • SOC 325 Sociology of Disaster
    • SOC 340 Socialization & Identity
    • SOC 345 Human Populations
    • SOC 357 Intro to Family Therapy
    • SOC 365 Sociology of Deviance
    • SOC 370 Political Economy of Hawaiʻi
    • PSY 323 Community Psychology
    • PSY 324 Abnormal Psychology
    • PSY 360 Cross-Cultural Psychology
    • SOC 310 Race and Ethnic Relations
    • SUBS 245 Group Counseling (to be taken at community college)
    • SUBS 268 Survey of Substance Abuse Problems (to be taken at community college)
    • SUBS 270 Core Functions of Substance Abuse Counseling (to be taken at community college)
    • SUBS 294 Substance Abuse Practicum I (to be taken at community college)
    • SUBS 295 Substance Abuse Practicum II (to be taken at community college)

Group 2 Total: Semester Credits (39)

Minimum Total Semester Hours Required for the B.A. in Administration of Justice

120 Semester Credits

Notes

  1. Students must earn at least a 2.0 GPA in courses required for the major.
  2. At least 45 semester hours must be earned in courses at the 300–400-level.
  3. To earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in Administration of Justice, students must fulfill the requirements for the major and meet all of the University’s other baccalaureate degree requirements. (Please see the Baccalaureate Degree Requirements in this Catalog.)
  4. Students should always check course prerequisites and the frequency with which courses are offered. This information is found in Course Listings in this Catalog.
  5. To ensure progress toward degree completion, students are strongly encouraged to meet with an advisor each semester before registering.