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2023-2024 Academic Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Criminal Justice and Criminology, B.S.

Location(s): Statesboro, Armstrong-Savannah, Fully Online


Degree Requirements: 124 Credit Hours


See Core Curriculum for required courses in Area A1 through Area E.

General Requirements (Core Areas A - E): 42 Credit Hours


Additional Requirements: 4 Credit Hours


Upper Division Criminal Justice and Criminology Electives: 9 Credit Hours


General Degree Requirements (No Concentration): 18 Credit Hours


Additional Required Upper Division Courses: 9 Credit Hours


Social Science Multidisciplinary Electives: 6 Credit Hours


Select six credit hours of upper division (3000 and above) social science or related courses or six credit hours toward a minor. 

Upper division social science and related courses may include courses from Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, Public Administration, International Studies, and Legal Studies. History and philosophy courses aswell as other courses also may be included with permission of the student’s major advisor.

Concentration in Cybercrime: 21 Credit Hours


In lieu of the general degree pathway, students also may choose to pursue a concentration in cybercrime.  This option is only available to students on the Armstrong campus and online. See below for requirements.

General Electives: 12-15 Credit Hours


Select 12-15 hours of General Electives

Total Credit Hours: 124


Area of Concentration


Cybercrime


Technology and Social Science Multidisciplinary Electives: 6 Credit Hours


Select six credit hours of upper division technology and/or social science/related courses or six credit hours toward a minor.

Students enrolled in the Cybercrime Track are encouraged to take upper division technology courses from IT, computer science, and LSTD. Social science and related courses may include courses from Sociology, Anthropology, Political Science, Public Administration, International Studies, Legal Studies, and the Honors College. History and philosophy courses as well as other courses also may be included. Course selection should be done in consultation with the student’s major advisor.

Total Credit Hours: 21


Other Program Requirements


A minimum grade of “C” is required for each Area F, CRJU, and multidisciplinary requirements course taken in the major. This applies to all courses (lower and upper division). If advisor recommends, one “D” allowed if matched by “B” or higher in another course in the major.

Internship

Students may take three, six, or nine credit hours of Internship. For internships over three credit hours, students may utilize up to six credit hours to count towards fulfilling the Upper Division Criminal Justice and Criminology Electives requirement, while three credit hours may be counted towards the Free Electives requirement. Students must work with their advisor to determine the placement of these hours.

Advisement

Undergraduate Academic Advisement at Georgia Southern is provided to all degree-seeking undergraduate students by professional advisors. Academic Advisors are located on all three Georgia Southern University campuses. Students are required to meet with their assigned Academic Advisor at least once a semester. For more information visit the Academic Advisement catalog page.