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Declaring a Criminal Justice Major

 Criteria for admission to the major are:
  1. Acceptance by the College;
  2. Completion of 24 baccalaureate hours; or an AA, AS  or  AAS degree; or 24 hours at SUNY Brockport; and
  3. Cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above.

Students entering Brockport as freshmen should take the course, Introduction to Criminal Justice CRJ 101. Then discuss your plans with a criminal justice professor, determine with him or her whether you meet admission requirements, and, if you do, obtain from the criminal justice advisement coordinator a "Declaration of Major form."


Minor in Criminal Justice

An academic minor in criminal justice requires the student to complete at least 18 hours of semester credit course work in the field as specified.  At least nine (9) hours must be taken at SUNY Brockport.

Required: 9 credits

CRJ 101 Introduction to Criminal Justice, AND
CRJ 305 Adjudication Process, AND
Either one from CRJ 203 Police Process or CRJ 207 Correction Process


Electives: 9 credits

The remaining 9 hours are selected from the department course offerings with the advice and prior approval of the student's advisor. At least one half of all criminal justice courses used for a minor must be upper division (300/400 level).