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Have a question? Be sure to review our Frequently Asked Questions.

New Students

Plan your schedule to graduate in four years. As part of the planning process, it is highly recommended that you consult regularly with your major advisor and/or advising services advisor. Students must meet all degree requirements as specified in their catalog. There are general education, major, and university requirements.

Major Advising

The Department of Criminology does online advising to help streamline the process of students receiving timely advising assistance and to lift advising holds. Students must complete Criminology Online Advising and earn a Certificate of Completion before meeting with an advisor. Online advising is available through Blackboard under "My Organizations" where you will see a group called Criminology Student Advising. If you do not see this under "My Organizations" contact the Department of Criminology to be added to the group. There are five (5) Advising modules that you will need to complete in order to earn your Certificate of Completion.  

Please note that upon completion of the online advising and receipt of the Certificate of Completion, that if you still need to see a faculty member for advising, you must bring your current detailed DARS report, your online Advising Certificate of Completion and your student file from the Department of Criminology to that meeting. Faculty members will not see you without these items.

Be reminded that major advising should be acquired during the fall and spring semesters. Advisor availability is limited during winter and summer session.

Office Hour Schedule

Advising/Office hours.

Minor Advising

Any Criminology Full-time faculty can serve as an advisor for the Minor in Criminology.

NOTE:Part-time faculty do not function as faculty advisors.

Transfer Students

Click here for Course Transfer Information from all California Community Colleges.