Justice Studies

Program Description

LAJUSBS
Degree: 
BS

Justice studies is an innovative social science program examining current social justice issues, such as human rights, domestic violence and immigration, against a backdrop of legal systems, law and culture. The BS degree program equips students with a dynamic knowledge of the world's justice systems and gives them the skills to create meaningful, real-world change emphasizing quantitative skills. Students learn about statistics and research methods to understand social justice issues in diverse settings.

Additional program fee: 
N
Second language requirement: 
N
Minimum math requirement: 
MAT 142 - College Mathematics

Degree Requirements

Career opportunities

Many graduates go on to law school, graduate school or other professional degree programs. Students emerge from this program with the knowledge and skills designed to bring social justice concerns to their professional careers. Our graduates work in a variety of fields, including:

  • human welfare and social work
  • law enforcement and the legal system
  • nongovernmental organizations
  • other public service