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Advisors assist students with questions about curriculum, course sequencing, as well as fulfilling requirements for graduation. We HIGHLY recommend students meet with their advisor at least once per semester. Assignments and hours vary per semester.

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Student Resources

To complement the excellent academic programs offered, San José State University provides a wide range of co-curricular programs. In addition, the University provides academic support programs to facilitate your progress to graduation.

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These scholarships, ranging from $1,000 to $6,000, are available to undergraduate and graduate students in Justice Studies—over $25,000 in scholarships!

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The internship is an integral part of the Forensic Science and Justice Studies undergraduate programs. All JS and FS majors are required to complete a three-unit internship course.

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Apply for Graduation

Once the student has completed 90 units, they must complete a Major Form and the Graduation Application

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Student Organizations

Students are encouraged to participate in one of the many clubs as this is best way to connect with campus life! 

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Major and minor information, graduation forms, and course planning roadmaps.

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Syllabi Archive

In an effort to reduce both our printing costs and ecological footprint, the Department of Justice Studies now distributes all syllabi electronically as PDFs.

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