Do you love solving a good mystery? Majoring in criminalistics and criminal science may provide you with a great opportunity to do just that. People who graduate with this degree sometimes work in the field or in labs to collect or examine evidence.
As a criminalistics and criminal science major, you'll learn about a variety of topics, including DNA analysis, drug toxicology, microscopic evidence, drug chemistry, and forensic anthropology. Some of your courses will take place in the classroom, while others will take place in the field, giving you hands-on experience.Career opportunities exist in a number of areas. Some criminalistics and criminal science majors work for local, state, or federal government agencies. Others work for medical examiners, private companies, or universities.