Additional Admissions Requirements
Current UNC Charlotte students interested in declaring a Major in Criminal Justice need to see department website for specific instructions. Completion of CJUS 1100 , CJUS 1200 , CJUS 2340 , CJUS 2370 , and STAT 1222 (or STAT 1220 or STAT 1221 ), with a grade of C or above in each course, and a GPA of 2.0 or higher are required to become a major. Students are allowed no more than two attempts at all core classes required to be admitted to the major (grades of D, F, and W all count as attempts).
Students may enroll in the B.A. program on either a full-time or part-time basis. Evening classes are scheduled to accommodate part-time students.
Transfer students from a North Carolina community college can receive credit for the following courses: STAT 1222 (or STAT 1220 or STAT 1221 ), CJUS 1100 , CJUS 2350 , CJUS 2360 , CJUS 2361 , or CJUS 2380 . Transfer credit will only be awarded for courses completed with a grade of C of above. Transfer students who have an A.A.S. degree in Criminal Justice will receive General Education exemption and may be awarded up to 15 credit hours of credit for criminal justice coursework completed with a grade of C or above. Transfer courses from four-year institutions or out-of-state community colleges will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
While not required, students are encouraged to participate in internship programs available through the department. Internships provide opportunities to combine theory and practice in a realistic setting, and to make more judicious career decisions.