Justice Studies*

Description
The classroom experience for the student pursuing the concentration in justice studies is interdisciplinary, emphasizing ideas from the social sciences, philosophy, and legal studies. The concentration is designed for students interested in supplementing their other concentration area by studying justice issues. Students will develop an understanding of meanings of justice and injustice and analyze often controversial issues through critical inquiry and social science investigation.

Primary focus is placed on theories of justice in these principle areas:

Economic Justice
Social Justice, Law, and Society
Cultural Transformation and Justice

Requirements

  • Students must complete a minimum of 18 credit hours including 12 of upper division hours for this concentration.
  • A minimum of 9 credit hours must be resident credit with the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.
  • All courses must be completed with a grade of “C” (2.00) or higher.
  • No pass/fail or noncredit course work may be applied to the concentration.
  • M - Course transfer equivalent available from Maricopa County Community College District, details are provided on the Transfer Information tab.

 

Core 6 hours

JUS 303 Justice Theory (3) (Required) (Prerequisite(s): minimum 24 hours)

JUS 105 Introduction to Justice Studies (3) (Credit is allowed for only JUS 105 or 305)
OR JUS 305 Principles of Justice Studies (3)


Electives 12 Hours (6-9 Upper Division)
Select in consultation with a Justice Studies advisor.
CANNOT be from: JUS 105, JUS 303, JUS 305, JUS 301, JUS 302, JUS 492

Any JUS 100 course (NOT JUS 105)
Any JUS 200M course
Any JUS 300 course (NOT JUS 301 JUS 302, JUS 303, JUS 305)
Any JUS 400 course (NOT JUS 492)

IDS Core Course Information

All Interdisciplinary Studies students are required to complete a 9 credit-hour core and 9 credit hours of context/application courses.

Required Courses (9 credit hours):

  • IDS 201 Intellectual Fusion (recommended for freshman/sophomore students)
    • Prerequisites: None

OR

  • IDS 301 Becoming Interdisciplinary (3) (recommended for transfer students and/or students declaring IDS in their junior or senior year)
    • Prerequisites: Interdisciplinary Studies major

  • IDS 302 Integration Skills (3)
    • Prerequisite(s): Interdisciplinary Studies major; IDS 201 or 301 with C or better
  • IDS 401 Integration: Experiential Learning (3) (requires application)
    • Prerequisites: IDS 201 or 301 with C or better; IDS 302 with C or better; minimum 2.00 GPA; minimum of two courses completed in each concentration area

Context courses (6 credit hours)

Choose two Integrative Context courses from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU

Application courses (3 credit hours)

Choose any IDS Application course from the following (3 credit hours each):

  • IDS 140: The Nature of Knowledge Systems
  • IDS 302: Integration Skills
  • IDS 310: Integration: Cultural Contexts, C
  • IDS 311: Integration: Global Contexts, G, SB
  • IDS 312: Integrative Perspectives on Change
  • IDS 313: Integrative Perspectives on a Changing World
  • IDS 314: Integrative Perspectives on Cultural Dynamics, SB
  • IDS 315: Integration: Social Contexts, SB
  • IDS 316: Integration: Humanities Contexts, HU
  • IDS 484: Elective Internship

Transfer to ASU transfer.asu.edu

Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) transfer students transfer.asu.edu/maricopa

  • Courses may fulfill Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) or Associate’s degree requirements, consult with your community college academic advisor for details.
  • MCCCD course transfer equivalencies are listed here; they may be applied toward this concentration (maximum of six credits or two courses).
  • Information listed was current for this catalog year at the time of printing, consult transfer.asu.edu/maricopa for verification.

Year

Year

2019-20

Campus

Campus

Online

Advising

Advising

Interdisciplinary Studies Advising
cisa.asu.edu/advising
All appointments:
480-965-4464

Downtown Phoenix
Arizona Center, Suite 380

Polytechnic
Santa Catalina Hall

Tempe
Urban Systems Engineering

Online
480-965-4464

 

DARs Code

DARs Code

LAJUSEMPH

College/School

College/School

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Concentration Contact

Concentration Contact

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