John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York requires a minimum of 120 credits to complete a bachelor's degree. There is no accelarated degree program, . Additionally, John Jay has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer. Around 51% of students who started college at John Jay complete all the credits required within six years. John Jay offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.
John Jay has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate. Students need to fulfull a language requirement as well as a math and science requirement. Students do not have to take a computer class.
When choosing a major, John Jay students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at John Jay below. Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Declaring a double major may require more work but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to a graduate program.
Students must choose one of the majors offered by the college. Self-designed majors are not allowed. John Jay does not require all students to complete a senior project.
John Jay offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Disability Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.
John Jay has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.
John Jay offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.
John Jay offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, but does not offer a Freshman Honors College.
John Jay does not require an internship for all students Students can still look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.
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