Criminology

SKILLS LEARNED IN THE DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY:

Sociology ‘prompts students to ask questions, and provides the necessary
research tools to answer these questions in a proactive approach to enacting change in everyday life’

  • Critical thinking skills
  • Writing and communication skills
  • Research skills
  • Understand social relations
  • Acquire knowledge of social trends
  • Understand the workings of organizations
  • Enhanced ability to challenge the ‘taken-for-granted,’ and hence “think outside the box.”
  • understand specific social institutions (depending on courses): the criminal justice
  • system, workplaces, health care, education, families, the media, and so on.

 

CAREER PATHS FOR CRIMINOLOGY GRADUATES:

 * Government                                 * Justice of the peace

* Community relations                      * Service officer

* Conflict resolution                          * Legislative aid

* Policy analyst                                * Lawyer

* Correctional system officer              * Police

* Probation, parole officer 

 

What can I do with a degree in Criminology