Crime and Justice Studies Programs

Honors Program

If you are a Crime and Justice Studies (CJS) student who maintain a high standard of excellence throughout your coursework and wants to extend your knowledge of the field, apply to the CJS honors program to graduate with honors. 

Admission into CJS Honors

You must maintain a 3.0-grade point average overall and a 3.5 average within the Crime and Justice Studies major. It is recommended that you enter the program during your junior year. The application (PDF), detailing an honors project and faculty advisor, should be submitted directly to the CJS director for approval. 

Completion of the CJS Honors

You can earn departmental honors by completing the following requirements: 

  1. Complete all requirements for the Bachelor of Arts in Crime and Justice Studies.
  2. Maintain a 3.0-grade point average overall and a 3.5 average within the Crime and Justice Studies major. 
  3. Complete honors coursework and project earning a B or better and present the final project to the CJS Honors Committee for final defense and approval. 

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