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2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice, B.S.

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Contact Information

Website: https://radow.kennesaw.edu/scj/
Phone: (470) 578-6739

Email: scjdeptksu@kennesaw.edu

Program Description

The Criminal Justice system is an institution that is at the crux of societal concern.  When individuals are asked to define major social problems, the fear of and response to crime are found at the top of the list.  People not only want to have a better understanding of these problems; many also want to become a part of the solution.  It is these individuals who will be the primary beneficiaries of the Criminal Justice major at KSU.  The secondary beneficiaries are members of the community; university educated criminal justice personnel make better criminal justice practitioners.  This program of study is timely and relevant.  It infuses knowledge about interpersonal communication skills, multicultural issues, leadership and management concerns, moral and ethical considerations, and technological applications into the coursework. 

The program is appropriate for pre-service as well as in-service students.

Admission Requirements

This program does not have specific admission requirements and only admission to Kennesaw State University is required. For more information, please visit the Admissions section of the Catalog.

Graduation Requirements

Each student is expected to meet the Academic Policies Graduation Policies and Procedures outlined in the Academic Policies section of the Catalog.

Double Owl Pathway

This program offers a Double Owl Pathway. The Double Owl Pathway is an advising pathway for high-potential KSU undergraduate students who want to accelerate the attainment of a Master’s degree at KSU. For pathway options and to learn if you qualify, visit doubleowl.kennesaw.edu

Program of Study

General Education Core Curriculum (Areas A-E) (42 Credit Hours)

See listing of requirements.  This program recommends the Statistics Pathway.

Related Studies (6 Credit Hours)

Select 6 hours of upper division course work (3000-4000 level) from the following list of prefixes: AADS, AMST, ANTH, ASIA, BIOL, BUSA, CHEM, COM, CRJU, ECON, ENGL, ENVS, EUST, FILM, FL, GEOG, GIS, GWST, HIST, HON, IAD, ISD, JOUR, LING MENT, MILS, ORGC, PAX, PHIL, POLS, PR, PSYC, RELS, SA, SCI, SOCI, SPAN, STAT, STS, TCID, TCOM, or WRIT.

Free Electives (12 Credit Hours)

Any courses in the university curriculum.

Program Total (120 Credit Hours)

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