Criminal Justice Majors

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The Criminal Justice program at Regis provides rigorous academic study with both local and global emphasis and application characterized by critical analysis, dialogue, and nonviolent approaches to domestic and foreign policy issues. Students explore issues of criminal justice, peace, and conflict studies, as well as a variety of issues within the context of women’s and gender studies. Students of this program also gain a foundation for life-long learning and liberal arts to inspire vision and leadership for positive societal change.

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Gaining Experience

Students graduating with the Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice Studies from Regis are prepared for a variety of careers, including but not limited to:

  • Law enforcement
  • Public service and public administration
  • Peace Corps and nonprofit organizations (national and international)
  • Human services
  • Teaching and community service organizations focusing on mediation and conflict resolution.

Students are actively engaged citizens involved in civic activism, influencing policy in their communities, and supporting their communities through service.

“I have had a great experience with Criminal Justice. The professors know their information and care about each student. I plan on attending law school after I graduate from Regis.” Christopher Szarek ‘17

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Curriculum

Courses required for the Criminal Justice Studies Major:

  • LG 201 Law & Government: Introduction
  • ID 309 Methods of Social Research
  • ID 413 Interdisciplinary Internship Seminar
  • SO 201 Introduction to Sociology or SO 205 Social Problems
  • SO 324 Juvenile Delinquency
  • PO 316 Public Policy Analysis
  • PO 326 Criminal Justice
  • PO 328 Criminology: Introduction
  • PO 356 American Correction Systems
  • PO 406 Seminar: Justice Studies/Law & Government

As well as two additional courses selected from the following list in consultation with the student’s academic advisor: PO 327, PS 309, PO 351, SO 260, SO/RS 280, SO 303A, SO 335, SO 367.

Please contact Dr. Nicoletta Pellegrino for more information.

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