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CSUF: CRJU 385/499 Crime, Law and Justice in Australia
Sydney, Australia (Outgoing Program)
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Program Terms: Winter Session
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CSUF Department/Faculty-Led Housing Options: Hostels
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Areas of Study:
Criminal Justice Language Prerequisite: None
Class Standing: Graduate, Junior, Senior, Sophomore GPA requirement: 2.5
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CRJU 385/499 Crime, Law and Justice in Australia, Winter Session 2019 
Program Description:
Students will spend 2 ½ weeks in Sydney, Australia. While the area surrounding the city of Sydney has been inhabited by Aboriginal peoples for thousands of years, the modern city as we know it began in 1788 as a British penal colony in an area of the city now referred to as ‘The Rocks’. The city of Sydney has come to be known for popular signs including the Harbor Bridge, the Sydney Opera House, and of course the world-famous Bondi Beach.

This study abroad course exposes students to the Australian criminal justice system. Key themes will include convict history, crime prevention, social welfare, restorative justice practices, and crime and rehabilitation for special populations, such as indigenous, homeless and refugee communities.

In addition to class activities and several field trips throughout the local area, students will have time to explore the greater Sydney area on their own and all that the region has to offer. From city life to beaches, to the famed Blue Mountains and the Hunter Wine Valley, there are lots of opportunities for students to explore the Aussie life.

Program Dates:
Sunday, December 30, 2018 to Thursday, January 16, 2019
(Departing on approximately 28 December to arrive to Sydney by 30 December; total of 17 nights in Sydney)

Sydney, Australia 

Program Eligibility: 

  • Open to CSUF students in all majors
  • Graduate students may participate
  • Students from other CSU campuses are eligible to participate, but CSUF students will have priority  
  • Undergraduate students must have completed at least 30 units at CSUF and/or transfer institutions
  • Participating students must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher
  • If you do not meet these requirements but are interested in participating, please contact Dr. Mallicoat at

Program Highlights
  • Visits to Justice and Police Museum and Hyde Park Barracks
  • Aboriginal Cultural Tour 
  • Visit to Cockatoo Island
  • Guest speakers from local universities and criminal justice agencies
  • Service Learning Project with Homeless and Refugees
  • Earn credit for CRJU 385
Information Sessions
For more information about this program please visit any of our information meetings below:

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 from 2:00PM-3:00PM @UH-521
Tuesday, September 4th, 2018 from 10:30PM-11:30PM @UH-521
Monday, September 10th, from 12:00PM-1:00PM @UH-521

Course and Faculty

Introduction to the issues surrounding the charges of overt and indirect institutionalized racism in the criminal justice system. Overview of patterns of criminal behavior among minority groups in the U.S. will be discussed.
Units: (3)

CRJU 499 - Independent Study

Student selects an individual research project, either library or field. Conferences with adviser as necessary, culminating in one or more papers. May be repeated for a maximum of 6 units.  Prerequisites: minimum 12 units of criminal justice and consent of adviser.  400-level Undergraduate Course available for Graduate Credit
Units: (1-3)



Dr. Stacy Mallicoat
Professor of Criminal Justice
Chair of the Division of Politics, Administration and Justice

Dr. Stacy Mallicoat is a professor of criminal justice in the Division of Politics, Administration and Justice. Her teaching and research interests include juvenile justice, capital punishment and female offenders. She has traveled extensively and has previously led study away and study abroad programs to Washington DC and Florence, Italy.



Students will reside in shared accommodations at a local hostel

Costs & Financial Aid

Estimated Program Fee $2,000 (tentative, depending on program enrollment)

  • All in-country lodging and transportation
  • Program related activities

The program fee is based on a minimum student enrollment. If the student enrollment falls below the minimum, CSUF reserves the right to adjust the program fee to accommodate a smaller number of students.

Additional Costs Not included in the Program Fee
Payment Deadlines 
July 13, 2018 $500 Early Bird Deposit due (Non-refundable)*
September 21, 2018 $500 Regular Decision Deposit due (Non-refundable)* 
September 28, 2018  Last day to withdraw and receive full refund (less non-refundable deposit and any non-refundable costs incurred on students' behalf)
October 31, 2018 Remaining balance due
*Please note, any 'committed' student who withdraws from the program any time after having paid the non-refundable deposit will forfeit the $500 deposit.  By paying the deposit, students imply their commitment to participate in the program. Any student, who withdraws after 9/28/2018 will forfeit the $500 deposit and will not receive any refund for any payments they have made after the initial deposit.

Financial Aid
There are many opportunities for CSUF students to study abroad and continue to receive financial aid. Click here to learn more about financial aid for study abroad.

Passport & Visa

You must have a valid passport for at least six (6) months after the date of international departure.  U.S. passport applications can be obtained at any major post office. See here for more information.  This process usually takes about 4-6 weeks, so plan early to apply for a new or renewed passport.

U.S. passport holders require a tourist visa to enter the country of Australia.  Find visa and entry information here.  Approximate cost $16.  Visa process and requirements to be confirmed, once the group participants are confirmed.

Non-US passport holders should inquire with the Australia Embassy about visa requirements for their country of origin.  Please click here for embassy contact information.

Application & Deadlines


  • Good academic standing
  • Valid passport and visa; see above section
  • Completed online program application

Deadlines and Important Dates

May 30, 2018 Early Bird Application Deadline 
June 4, 2018 Early Bird Application Status Notification 
July 13, 2018 Early Bird Commitment Deadline
Early Bird Deposit Due  -$500 (Non-refundable)*
September 14, 2018     Regular Decision Online Application Due
September 17, 2018 Application Status Notification
September 20, 2018 Student Commitment Deadline
 September 21, 2018 Regular Decision Deposit due (Non-refundable)* 
September 28, 2018 Last day to withdraw and receive full refund 
October 12, 2018 50% of remaining balance due
November 2, 2018 Remaining balance due

Contact Us
Programming-related Questions (e.g. payments, enrollment, etc.): Abigail Segura, Study Abroad Program Coordinator -
Course-related Questions: Professor Stacy Mallicoat, Ph.D. -
Online Application Questions: Study Abroad Office -


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