Information for Majors

Requirements for Completion:

~ In order to complete the Criminal Justice major, you must have 31 hours in criminal justice courses {including the CORE courses (CJUS 1100, 3100, and 3101) plus one course from the law enforcement, corrections, and legal areas (9 hours), and (12 hours) of criminal justice electives}; 3 hours in Statistics (1220, 1221 or 1222); and 3 hours in a Foreign Language intermediate conversation level.  Students must also complete a minor or second major. An overall 2.0 GPA in major courses is needed to graduate. A total of 120 hours is required by the University to graduate.

Resources for students:

Major Checklist

CAPP Evaluations

Academic Plan of Study

 

Requirements to Declare:

~ To become a full CJ Major you must have:

1. Completion of Intro to CJ (CJUS 1100) with a grade of "C" or better reflected on your transcript

2. Completion of Statistics (1220, 1221 or 1222) with a grade of "C" or better reflected on your transcript

and

3. A GPA of 2.0 or better reflected on your transcript [note: a 2.0 overall GPA and at least a 2.0 GPA in CJUS courses only are both required]

~ After you have met ALL of these requirements, you can send an email to this CJUS department email from your UNCC EMAIL ONLY to request access to the online Major Declaration Orientation in order to officially declare. In this email, you must include your full name, student ID number, and the following statement: “I would like to request an online orientation to add Criminal Justice as a major.”  The subject line must read: CJUS MAJOR DECLARATION.  If you do not use this subject line, your request may be missed.

* If you are currently listed as Pre-Criminal Justice or UCOL, you must include the statement to drop PCJU/UCOL and replace with the Criminal Justice major. If you want us to drop your current major, include that statement as well. (For example, "I would like to add Criminal Justice as a major and drop my current major of ________.") Do not include this statement if you intend to double major.

~ Your declaration request will be processed within 3 business days and you will receive an email with instructions on how to access the online orientation through Canvas. Check your transcript regularly after completion of the orientation to ensure the change has been made. Students will not receive any type of notification when the change is made, therefore it is the student's responsibility to monitor their status!

 

~ You may submit your email request to begin the declaration process for the Criminal Justice major beginning Monday, February 27, 2017. If you complete the orientation survey by March 23, 2017, you will be declared before Fall 2017 registration begins on Monday, March 27, 2017.