Criminal Justice, Social Science & Liberal Arts Majors

Criminal Justice, Social Science & Liberal Arts Majors

I am a criminal justice, social science or liberal arts major.

Am I eligible to participate?

  • Will you have earned between 24 and 30 credits by the end of your second semester at John Jay?
  • Do you have a GPA of 2.0 or greater?
  • Will you register for 14 or more credits for the next semester?
  • Are you eligible for a TAP award (NY State financial aid)?

If you answered YES to all the questions above, then you may be eligible to participate in the acceleration program. Eligible students receive an invitation to attend an acceleration info session.

Social Science and Liberal Arts majors include any major listed on this page except: Forensic Science, Cell & Molecular Biology, Toxicology, Computer Science and Information Security and Applied Mathematics.

Check out the Summer 2020 Gen-Ed courses here 

Tips for student success

  1. Check DegreeWorks to see what requirements you’ve completed, and what you’re ready to complete next!
  2. Make an appointment with an advisor to discuss your academic plan
  3. Fill out your FAFSA and TAP applications
  4. Make a tutoring appointment, and check when tutoring will be available
    Math & Science Resource Center: free tutoring for math, science, and computer science
    Modern Language Center: free tutoring for language courses
    Writing Center: free tutoring and writing consultation