Feb 20, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog | 2023-2024 
    
Undergraduate Catalog | 2023-2024

Criminal Justice, Honors Program


The Honors Program in Criminal Justice identifies the creative, imaginative, and/or exceptional student and encourages and recognizes the development of this student’s potential.  The Honors Program in Criminal Justice encourages independent study and shall evaluate each student’s achievement in terms of her or his ability to proceed as a self-directed learner. 

All program-level Admissions and Progression Requirements are in addition to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte Admission Requirements .

Admission Requirements


Current UNC Charlotte Undergraduate Students

Course Requirements


  • CJUS 4700  and CJUS 4701  with application to candidacy completed the semester before
  • 6 additional credit hours of honors coursework, either in HONR courses or in designated Honors sections

Progression Requirements


  • A grade of A in CJUS 4700  and CJUS 4701  
  • Overall GPA of 3.2
  • GPA of 3.5 in the Criminal Justice major
  • Complete the Application to Candidacy process for graduating with honors, as directed by the Honors College

The honors notation will appear on the student’s official transcript.