B.A. in Administration of Justice Requirements

This is the 2019-2020 UH Hilo catalog, previous year catalogs can be viewed on the Back Issues page.

Group 1. General Education Foundation, Diversification, Structural, and Integrative Requirements in effect Fall 2018-Current

Students may choose to graduate under the General Education Foundation, Diversification, Structural 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.

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 foundations, diversification, structural and integrative requirements and lists of certified courses are posted on the General Education website.

Group 2. Major Requirements (36 credits)

Required Courses:

  • AJ 101 Intro to Admin of Justice (3)
  • AJ/POLS 322 Criminal Justice (3) or AJ/POLS 323 Criminal Law and Procedure (3) or POLS 321 Constitutional Law (3)
  • POLS/SOC 324 Criminology (3)
  • POLS 360 Public Administration (3) or POLS 361 Public Leadership & Ethics (3)
  • AJ 380 Research Methodology for AJ (3)
  • AJ 470 Seminar in Admin of Justice (3)

Block I: Criminality and Criminal Justice Process (3 Credits) Choose one course:

  • AJ/POLS 322 Criminal Justice (3)
  • AJ/POLS 323 Criminal Law and Procedure (3)
  • HIST 471 US Constitutional History (3)
  • POLS 321 Constitutional Law (3)
  • POLS/SOC 326 Juvenile Delinquency (3)
  • POLS/PHIL 328 Rights (3)
  • POLS 320 Mock Trial (3)
  • SOC 365 Sociology of Deviance (3)

Block II: Diversity and Community Relations (3 Credits) Choose one course:

  • HIST 333 Twentieth Century Hawaii (3)
  • PSY 322 Social Psychology (3)
  • PSY 323 Community Psychology (3)
  • PSY 360 Cross-Cultural Psy (3)
  • POLS/WS 327 Law and Identity (3)
  • POLS/WS 332 Politics Of Race & Gender (3)
  • POLS 337 Politic of Hawaii: State/Local (3)
  • PHIL/WS 393 Normality, Abnormality & Soc (3)
  • SOC/WS 310 Race & Ethnic Relations (3)
  • SOC 320 Class Race Gender Indigeneity (3)/WS 321 Social Stratification (3)

Block III: Electives (12 Credits) Choose four courses:

  • Any AJ alpha course at the 100 or 200 level, up to 12 credits
  • AJ 391 Internship (3–12)
  • COM 351 Com in Multicultural Workplace (3)
  • COM 359 Intercultural Communication (3)
  • CS 235 Comp Forensic & Investigation (3)
  • GEOG 328 Cultural Geography (3)
  • GEOG 340 Intro to Land Use Planning (3)
  • GEOG 430 Gender, Place and Environment (3)
  • HIST 284 History of Hawaii (3)
  • HIST 324 Militarization in the Pacific (3)
  • HIST 333 Twentieth Century Hawaii (3)
  • HIST 470 US in the World 1865-2003 (3)
  • HIST 481 Land & Sovereignty in Pacific (3)
  • KES 320 Drug Awareness (3)
  • PHIL 220 Social Ethics (3)
  • PHIL 323 Professional Ethics (3)
  • PHIL 325 Philosophy Of Law (3)
  • POLS 220 Intro to Law and Legality (3)
  • POLS/GEOG 325 Legal Geography (3)
  • POLS 331 Presidency And Congress (3)
  • POLS 335 Envir Politics & Policy (3)
  • POLS 334 Pol Bvr, Campaigns & Elections (3)
  • POLS 338 Public Policy Process (3)
  • POLS 342 International Law (3)
  • POLS 343 Int'l Conflict Management (3)
  • POLS 346 International Organizations (3)
  • POLS 348 International Human Rights (3)
  • POLS 391 Internship (3–12)
  • POLS 442 War and the State (3)
  • POLS 481 Government Internship (3–15)
  • PSY 321 Psy Of Personality (3)
  • PSY 324 Abnormal Psychology (3)
  • PSY 377 Counseling Psychology (3)
  • PSY 390 Industrial & Organizationl Psy (3)
  • SOC 301 Intro Social Work (3)
  • SOC 340 Socialization & Identity (3)
  • SOC 370 Political Economy of Hawaiʻi (3)

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

120 credits required.

Notes

  1. Students must earn at least a 2.0 GPA in courses required for the major.
  2. Students who choose AJ/POLS 322, AJ/POLS 323 or POLS 321 in their foundation block may not double count the course as a Block I elective.
  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. At least 45 semester hours must be earned in courses at the 300- or 400-level.
  5. Students wishing to make timely progress toward graduation are urged to pay careful attention to all degree requirements.
  6. In addition, when planning a schedule of courses, it is imperative to be aware of course prerequisites and the frequency with which courses are offered. This information is available in the course listings in this Catalog.
  7. To ensure progress toward degree completion, students are urged to meet with an advisor each semester before registering.