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Criminology & Criminal Justice Requirements

To graduate with a major in criminology and criminal justice, a student must meet the following requirements:

  • Complete a total of 36 semester hours in criminology.
  • Make a grade of C or better in the three core courses: CCJ 2020, CCJ 3011, CCJ 4700.
  • Maintain an overall GPA of 2.0 and receive no more than two grades below C- in criminology coursework.
  • Complete the requirements necessary to earn a minor or second major in another department or program, or complete the requirments for the internship in criminology.
  • Earn at least 27 (of the 36) semester hours in CCJ coursework directly from the College. (A maximum of 9 semester hours may be transferred in to the major.)
  • Fulfill University requirements for either a bachelor of arts (BA) or the bachelor of science (BS) degrees.

Note: Major requirements vary depending on the year in which you entered the University. Click below to view your academic year requirements.

For more information or assistance in creating a coursework plan, contact an undergraduate academic advisor.