Criminology & Criminal Justice 

The Department of Criminology and Criminal Justice aims to prepare both undergraduate and graduate students for successful careers in criminal justice and related fields. Students who complete our programs are also well prepared to pursue advanced professional degrees. Our programs welcome diversity, encourage creative thought, incorporate advanced technologies, and emphasize critical thinking. Students learn from faculty who are actively engaged in real-world research or currently work in criminal justice organizations.

Undergraduate Resources   Graduate Resources

Degree Requirements (Major/Minor)
Recommended Program Sequence
Recommended Program Sequence (3.5 years)
Academic Map

Curriculum Sheet
Description of Courses

General Education Information
Study/Skill Area Listing
Change of Major, Spring 2016
Minor Application, Spring 2016


Graduate Catalog
Graduate Forms
Master Thesis Handbook
Graduate Thesis Workshop
Community Corrections Cohort Info

Other Resources

CJ Resources
Behind the Badge
Careers in CJ
CT Police Academy
Department of Administrative Services
Police Jobs in CT
Town Of West Hartford Police Recruitment

CJ Professional Affiliations
Academy of Criminal Justice Science
American Society of Criminology
American Psychological Association
Institute for Criminal Justice Ethics
International Association for Crime Analysts


CCSU Links
Academic Misconduct Policy 
Admissions (graduate)
Admissions (undergraduate)
Advising, Center for and Career Exploration 
Final Exam Schedule
Learning Center
University Calendar
BlackBoard Learn

The Criminology Dept has been busy...


CRM Students Visit Robinson Correctional Institution

Our CJ Club Officers with the New Britain Police Department's K9 Team

Criminal Justice Club students returning from their trip to Cheshire Correctional Institution in Cheshire, CT.  

WOW!  Look at all the great toiletry donations for women offenders!


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