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Criminal Justice

Meet Carthage Criminal Justice Majors

What’s it like to study criminal justice at Carthage?

Learn more about the Carthage Criminal Justice Program from the students who are part of it. Read what Carthage criminal justice majors have to say.

  • Karra Pessetti ’16

    • Majors: Criminal Justice and Sociology
    • Hometown: Algonquin, Illinois

    “Have fun while you’re here and with your major. College is a time to ask questions and explore different paths. It’s OK to lay any ideas you may have on the table.”

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  • Jordan Atwater ’17

    • Majors: Criminal Justice
    • Minors: Spanish and Psychology
    • Hometown: Havana, Illinois

    “My biggest surprise so far is that the transition from high school to college wasn’t as bad as I had anticipated. The easy transition has a lot to do with small class sizes, and professors who genuinely want students to excel in life.”

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  • Wyatt Cooper ’17

    • Majors: Political Science and Criminal Justice
    • Hometown: Clinton, Illinois

    “My favorite classes at Carthage so far have been my two Western Heritage courses. They helped me adapt my writing to a college level, and I enjoyed the intellectual discussion. It was a great ‘transition into college’ course.”

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  • Lee Hollman ’17

    • Majors: Psychology, Criminal Justice
    • Hometown: Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin

    “My first year at Carthage was amazing. I met a great group of friends through teams and organizations, and I can’t wait to meet more new people next year.”

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