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Q: Why did you choose Criminology?
A: My life-long goal has been to pursue community justice through a career in law enforcement.
Q: Can you describe how being so connected to the city of Chicago has had a positive impact on your learning experiences as a Criminology student?
A: DePaul reflects the diverse communities that make up Chicago. As a Criminology student at DePaul, I have a unique opportunity to learn about justice issues in an environment that brings perspectives from, and respect for, all of these communities.
Q: How has the program or faculty helped in your academic area?
A: The faculty and students in the program have been extremely open and accepting of new ideas, and of anyone who shows interest in the field of Criminology. The faculty is accessible, and I meet with professors regularly for discussion.
Q: In your opinion, why should a prospective student seriously consider enrolling in Criminology?
A: Everyone in the program values collaboration and change. We push one another to question more and learn as much as we can. In this kind of environment, you can prepare yourself to succeed in a variety of professions.