“I want to be an FBI agent investigating federal crimes!”
“Professor Matthew Zorn has made my non-lab and lab science classes, Natural Disasters and Climatology, so much fun and so interesting! His personality and jokes make the material so much more enjoyable to learn than I thought it would be.”
“My favorite class was my criminology class because I love learning about the reasons why people commit crimes and about criminal psychology.”
“Constitutional Law II has been a tough class. The course includes a good amount of work — with learning professional legal language and the evolution of legal standards.”
“I am an intern at the Kenosha County Medical Examiner’s Office. I assist in day-to-day operations at the office, help with external body examinations, respond to death scenes, help with death investigations, and communicate with medical facilities and families. It has been an amazing opportunity that has helped me develop in many ways as I work towards becoming a professional in the criminal justice field.”
Opportunities at Carthage
Favorite moments at Carthage
“My favorite memory was hands down the experience I had with my friends in Spain. We completely embraced the culture, made local friends, explored the city and surrounding area, and learned about a completely different way of life. I am so excited to return to Spain for a full semester this fall.”
Biggest surprise so far?
“The biggest surprise so far has been the friends I’ve made! They continue to be genuine and kind on a daily basis. I’m so grateful that Carthage gave me the ability to form such strong friendships.”
What would your 8-year-old self think of you now?
“My 8-year-old self would be proud of my current studies and career goals!”
Advice for other students considering your major
“Think to yourself: Am I passionate about helping others? Do I want to make a difference in the community? Do I love interacting and communicating with people? If so, the Criminal Justice major is a good choice for you.
“Criminal justice is a very intriguing major that makes you think about the social, psychological, physical, and criminal changes and impacts that develop because of events that happen in our very own communities.”