You select a major upon application to the College. Majors may be changed at any time before graduation. To change your major, you will need to fill out an Undergraduate Declaration of Major Form found on the Jay Stop Website (found under My JJC/Change My Info/Declaration of Major). You will be asked to log in using your John Jay email Username and Password.
John Jay College of Criminal Justice offers the following majors for baccalaureate degree candidates:
Computer Information Systems in Criminal Justice and Public Administration (BS)
Correctional Studies (BS)
Criminal Justice (BS) (Institutional Theory and Practice)
Criminal Justice (BA) (Research and Policy Analysis)
Criminal Justice Management (BS)
Culture and Deviance Studies (BA)
Fire Science (BS)
Fire and Emergency Service (BA)
Forensic Psychology (BA)
Forensic Science (BS)
Gender Studies (BA)
Global History (BA)
Humanities and Justice (BA)
International Criminal Justice (BA)
Law and Society (BA)
Legal Studies (BS)
Police Studies (BS)
Political Science (BA)
Public Administration (BS)
Security Management (BS)
You are urged to consult with an Academic Advisor or the major coordinator to plan your course of study. You may also consult DegreeWorks through the CUNY Portal.
Prerequisites for beginning each major are listed in the major description. Be aware that individual courses may have their own prerequisites. You are advised to read carefully all course descriptions in this bulletin and consult DegreeWorks when planning your schedule in addition to consulting with an advisor.
Please note: ENG 101 is a prerequisite for students wishing to enroll in 200-level courses and ENG 102 or ENG 201 is a prerequisite for students wishing to enroll in 300-level courses or above.