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Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

WARNING: Students and potential students should always consult the latest version of the Kutztown University Course Catalog for an official listing of course offerings. 

Although the Kutztown Criminal Justice Program dates back into the 1960s, the curriculum has been modified over the years in response to the changing needs of students and employers. Degree requirements include: 60 semester hours of General Education (taken by all students), 24 semester hour core of criminal justice courses and 36 semester hours of Criminal Justice electives.  
Criminal Justice students have the option of completing an American Bar Association approved Paralegal Studies Program along with their B.S. in Criminal Justice through a cooperative program with Lehigh Carbon Community College. All paralegal classes are offered on the KU campus.

Please note that admission to the Criminal Justice major is competitive.

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