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一道本不卡免费高清Regis University’s Bachelor of Science in Criminology will give you insights into the criminal mind so that you can prevent criminal acts before they occur. Our criminology degree offers vital knowledge on causes and overall impact of criminal behavior. Our curriculum offers you a look at the big picture of crime as a social phenomenon while also promoting a positive societal change through a sociological approach.

Courses critically analyzes the social, political and environmental factors that drive crime. Additionally, this program is customizable, meeting your aspirations without interrupting your current career with courses offered online, on campus or a combination of both.

Fast Track Your Master’s Degree

Regis University’s combined bachelor’s to master’s program is ideal for goal-oriented learners who wish to complete a Master of Science in Criminology while minimizing the associated time and expense.

Students earning a bachelor’s degree in criminology can substitute two graduate courses from the M.S. in Criminology program for two upper division elective undergraduate courses. This means that you save time and money by having classes count for both your undergraduate and graduate degree.

Please note that recent course requirement updates may not be reflected in the list above and you should contact an admissions counselor at 800.944.7667 for recent changes and updates.

Career Opportunities

Regis’ program opens the door to many criminology jobs full of advancement potential. The skills you’ll develop through this program will be useful in a variety of industries and professions including:

  • Law Enforcement
  • Federal Law Enforcement
  • Border Patrol and Immigration Officers
  • U.S. Customs Agent
  • Counseling
  • Domestic Violence Caseworker
  • Private Military Contractors
  • Juvenile Delinquency and Crime Prevention
  • Victim Advocacy and Social Services
  • Private And Industry Security

Program Requirements

General Core Studies (45 credit hours)
Students must complete the required number of credits in the areas of Oral and Written Communication, English Composition, Humanities, Global Issues, Social and Natural Sciences, Math, Philosophy and Religious Studies.
Foundational Courses (12 credit hours)
CR 350 Introduction to Criminology
CR 360 Introduction to Forensic Science
CR 370 Criminal Deviance
CR 425 Professional Ethics in Criminology

Upper Division Major Requirements (33 credit hours)

CR 413 Crime Analysis
CR 426 Psychology of Crime
CR 427 Criminal Profiling
CR 429 Family Violence
CR 430 Sexual Homicide
CR 434
CR 445 Homeland Security
CR 446 Perspectives on Terrorism
CR 460 Computer Forensics and Cybercrime
CAP 495D
Capstone Comprehensives, Criminology
Program Elective (3 credit hours)
Choose one course from the following:
CR 428 Youth Violence and Delinquency
CR 448 Homeland Security: Legal and Ethical Issues
CR 449 Vulnerability and Security
CR 457  Animal Exploitation and International Law and Ethics
Optional Minor (12 credit hours)
Students can select any approved minor through the College of Contemporary Liberal Studies, Anderson College of Business, College of Computer & Information Sciences or Regis College.
General Electives (15-27 credit hours)
If a minor is completed: 15 credit hours
If a minor is not completed: 27 credit hours

Please note: For official program requirements based on academic year, please refer to the academic catalog.

Download a printable fact sheet with program details. 

How to Apply

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Students with prior college credit, military credit, professional licenses or certificates or several years of work experience may be able to translate this experience directly into college credit.

一道本不卡免费高清Your admissions counselor will help evaluate your prior learning credit, provide information regarding financial aid and tuition assistance, recommend courses and help you get started with the application process.


  • A high school diploma or equivalent (from a regionally accredited high school)

Application Process:

  1. Complete the online undergraduate application (select accelerated, online, or evening application)
  2. Request official transcripts from accredited institutions that you have previously attended. Download the . Official transcripts are those that come directly from one college or university to another college or university. Official transcripts should be requested at time of application to Regis.
  3. Additional admission requirements apply to international students who are non-U.S. citizens.

For information on transferring previously earned college credits, please review our Transfer Student Information. You are encouraged to submit unofficial transcripts for a no-cost evaluation while you wait for your official transcripts to arrive at Regis.

Please remember: Applications that are incomplete and/or missing information will NOT be processed. You are encouraged to apply at least four to six weeks in advance of your desired start date to ensure class availability. Applications received within two to three weeks prior to each start date will be considered if class availability exists. Visit the academic calendar to view start dates.


  • Complete the online undergraduate non-degree application
  • Pay the $50.00 application fee
  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Possess transferable college credit from a regionally accredited college or university
  • No official transcripts are necessary. The writing skills placement essay is not required.


Visit our Cost of Tuition page to see the tuition and fee schedule.

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  • U.S. News & World Report

    • Regis University is consistently ranked as a Top Tier Western University by U.S. News & World Report.
  • 1,200+

    Number of trees on the Northwest Denver Campus
  • 1877

    1877 represents the year that Regis University was founded