GSW to offer eMajor in criminal justice

Published 8:30 pm Friday, May 8, 2015

AMERICUS — Georgia Southwestern State University (GSW) will be adding a new major in August — a bachelor of science in criminal justice offered completely online. Known as an “eMajor,” this new degree was approved at the February 2015 Board of Regents meeting in Atlanta as a collaborative program with Dalton State College. The new degree will be granted from Georgia Southwestern’s Department of Psychology and Sociology.

“We are very excited to begin offering this new degree in criminal justice,” said Charles Huffman, Ph.D., professor of psychology and Department chair. “It provides students with ultimate flexibility while still gaining a high quality degree from an exceptional institution. Dr. Courtney McDonald will be the director of the program.”

The bachelor of science in criminal justice eMajor is specifically designed to meet the needs of adult learners, military students, working adults and returning students seeking degree completion.