As a criminology student, you’ll delve into the exciting world of crime, criminals, victims and the law. Criminology isn’t like an episode of CSI; while forensics are part of what you’ll study, your classes will also draw on sociology, psychology and law to examine what defines a crime, why people commit them and how society responds. You’ll get a well-rounded education that emphasizes critical thinking, communication and writing skills – which just about every employer you meet wants to see.
As a criminology student at Laurier, you’ll be able to jump right into the subjects that interest you, enrolling in criminology classes during your first year. Your courses will include lectures, case studies and seminars, as well as guest lectures from people who work in the field every day.
You can pursue graduate studies in criminology, sociology, anthropology, law or another discipline, or begin working straight from university in a variety of fields: