Criminal Justice Bachelor of Arts degree
Requirements for the Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice
Completion of a minimum of 42 credit hours of course work comprised of 18 credit hours of core requirements, 6 credit hours of a statistics-research methods sequence, and 18 credit hours of elective credit.
A minimum of 27 credit hours must be taken at 300-level or above.
Core Courses include (18 credit hours)
Minimum grade of C- required in each course.
Statistics-Research Methods sequence: (6 credit hours)
|SOC 200||Social Statistics||
| ||Any other 200-level introduction to statistics course||
|SOC 300||Research Methods||
|PSY 210||Research Methods||
PSY 200 and PSY 210: Sequence should be taken by Psychology/Criminal Justice double majors only
Criminal Justice Electives: 9 credit hours from among the following courses
Interdisciplinary Electives: 9 credit hours from among the following courses
Note: SOC 350
Special Topics (as advised)
Policy on Transfer Credit into the Major
Transfer students will be required to complete a minimum of 24 (up to 42) credit hours of course work in the Criminal Justice major. A maximum of 18 credit hours of course work completed elsewhere that are similar to classes in the major offered at Fredonia will be accepted toward completion of the B.A. degree in Criminal Justice. The student must have completed this course work with a grade of C or better to have it applied to the major.
Steven C. Croglio Scholarship
An annual scholarship given to a Senior Criminal Justice major exhibiting academic excellence and commitment to a career in law enforcement. This honor carries a financial award to be applied toward senior year tuition.
University Police Scholarship
The endowment for this scholarship began at the behest of members of our University Police force, to recognize students in the Criminal Justice major. The financial award is given to an exceptional junior student, for assistance in his or her senior year.