This pathway leads to a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies: Humanities/Social Science from Rowan University!

3+1 students are required to earn at least one associate degree prior to transitioning into senior year. Liberal Arts/Science (AS.LSC) is the recommended associate degree. Courses from the associate degree should be used to satisfy requirements listed below.

This is a sample schedule. 3+1 students must complete the Philosophy and Law and Justice concentrations. Please see your personalized plan in AVISO if you have already signed up for 3+1.


Sample Schedule for 3+1 Liberal Studies (Law and Justice Studies and Philosophy)

RCBC Courses: total of 90 credits

Semester 1 (15 credits)

  • ENG 101 College Composition I
  • Social science (see associate degree for options)
  • Math: MTH-107 or higher
  • PHI 101 Intro to Philosophy
  • Elective

Semester 2 (16 credits)

  • ENG 102 College Composition II
  • Artistic Literacy: ART 101, MUS 101, or THR 101
  • Social Science (see associate degree for options)
  • History (see associate degree for options)
  • Natural Science with lab (see associate degree for options)

Semester 3 (15 credits)

  • Natural Science (see associate degree for options)
  • PHI 205 Ethics, PHI 105 Logic or PHI 240 World Philosophy
  • CRJ 101 Intro to Criminal Justice
  • SPE 102 Public Speaking
  • Elective

Semester 4 (15 credits)

  • Diversity Course (see associate degree for options)
  • CRJ Elective: recommend CRJ 102, CRJ 103 or CRJ 106
  • 2nd CRJ Elective: recommend CRJ 111, CRJ 113, CRJ 114, CRJ 207 or CRJ 218
  • Elective
  • Elective

Semester 5 (15 credits)

  • CRJ 310 Theories of Crime
  • Global Literacy (recommend ANT 102, POL 103 or SOC 205; see Rowan Relations for full list)
  • Elective
  • Elective
  • Elective

Semester 6 (14 credits)

  • CRJ 315 Drugs and Crime in America
  • Literature (PHI 205 or any RCBC LIT except LIT 215 and LIT 218
  • PHI 205 Ethics, PHI 105 Logic or PHI 240 World Philosophy 
  • Elective
  • Elective


Check self-service for prerequisite requirements and associate degree requirements.

Electives are any RCBC course; email for questions about electives.

If you complete all recommended and required courses, earn an AS.LSC degree after semester 4.

CRJ 310 is in-person in the fall and online in the spring; must be signed up for 3+1 to register for this course.

CRJ 315 is online in the fall and in-person in the spring; must be signed up for 3+1 to register for this course.

PHI 240 is a spring only course.


Rowan University Courses: 30 credits

Courses are taken in a hybrid format (online and in Mount Laurel) or fully online

Semester 1(15 credits)

  • PHIL 09.495 Senior Seminar in Philosophy
  • Upper Level Philosophy Elective
  • Free Elective or Core Literacy
  • Free Elective or Core Literacy
  • Free Elective or Core Literacy

Semester 2 (15 credits)

  • Upper Level Philosophy Elective
  • LAWJ 05.469 Law and Justice Seminar (WI)
  • Advanced Law and Justice Elective: recommend LAWJ 05.401 Law and Human Rights
  • Free Elective or Core Literacy
  • Experiential Learning 


Meet with Rowan University Advisor prior to senior year to confirm schedule.

Must complete an Experiential Learning requirement from a bank of course options that satisfy this requirement from various departments in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences (CHSS). Credits vary from 0-6. Online options are available.

Must take a minimum of 30 credits with Rowan University.


Total credits required for BA is 120 between Rowan University credits and transfer credits.