Be one of a select cohort of students who will graduate with a B.S. in Criminology with an Honors distinction.

The Benefits of the Honors Distinction Include:

Priority Registration for ALL University Classes. 
Guaranteed Admission to ALL Criminology Classes. 
Select courses for Honors Students only
Consideration for Special Internship Assignments.
Eligibility for Criminology Scholarships.  
Extended Library Privileges. 
Benefits at Graduation
Statement of Honor Status on Permanent Transcript and Diploma. 
Inscribed Smittcamp Bronze Medallion Awarded at Graduation. 
Special Recognition at Convocation and Commencement

Students who are accepted into the Honors program will have an opportunity to work one-on-one with specialists within the field of Criminology to conduct research, make conference presentations, and publish scholarly articles. Students will have the opportunity to attend periodic seminars with other Honors students on specialized topics.

Admission Considerations/Requirements:

  Apply for Honor Status as a second semester sophomore CSUF student or as a transfer student. Preferential consideration will be given for continuing CSUF students who display exceptional academic, extracurricular, and community service performance prior to their junior year.
Maintain an overall 3.4 GPA in all university coursework during each semester of participation within the Honors Program.
  A minimum of 3.4 GPA prior to enrollment for Honor Status.

If you believe you qualify, submit a preliminary application by clicking here