Justice 和 Law (BA)

Offered by the Department of Justice, Law 和 Criminology, School of Public Affairs.

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Admission to the Program

New freshman and transfer students are admitted through the Office of Admissions. Current students who wish to transfer into the department or develop a double major should have a grade point average of 2.50 or higher 和 the approval of the undergraduate academic advisor.

AU Core Requirements

For additional information, see AU Core Curriculum.

Major Requirements

  • 36 credit hours with grades of C or better, including at least 18 credit hours at or above the 300-level

Course Requirements

Required (15 credit hours)

Concentration (21 credit hours)

Complete 21 credit hours in one of the following concentrations (Criminal Justice, Criminology, or Terrorism 和 Security Studies) with a minimum of 15 credit hours at or above the 300-level:

Criminal Justice

Criminology

Terrorism 和 Security Studies

Combined Justice and Law (BA) and Justice, Law 和 Criminology (MS)

American University offers students the opportunity to earn both undergraduate 和 graduate degrees through its combined bachelor's/master's programs. See Admission to a Combined Bachelor's / Master's Program 和 Combined Bachelor's 和 Master's 度 for more information.