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2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

Criminal Justice and Criminology, A.A.


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The Criminal Justice and Criminology program is a career-focused degree with a strong liberal arts foundation. The core focuses on criminal justice, legal studies and criminology, and incorporates study in the area of psychology.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon graduation with a degree in Criminal Justice and Criminology, USF students will demonstrate:

  • A basic understanding of the major themes, subfields, and persistent questions in the study of criminal justice and criminology.
  • The ability to identify and evaluate research in the field of Criminal Justice and Criminology.

Degree Requirements

The A.A. in Criminal Justice and Criminology degree requires 60 credit hours:

  • 12-13 credit hours of Franciscan core courses
  • 36 credit hours in major required courses
  • Elective courses as needed

Program of Study


The A.A. in Criminal Justice and Criminology degree requires:

Admission Requirements


Applicants must meet University of Saint Francis admission requirements.

Progression Requirements


Criminal Justice and Criminology majors must maintain a GPA of at least 2.0 and are required to earn a grade of “C” or better in all courses required by the major.

Graduation Requirements


Criminal Justice and Criminology majors must meet USF graduation requirements.

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