Criminology | LSU Majors


You are fascinated by crime and the criminal justice system.

About Criminology

Criminology is the study of the nature and causes of crime, patterns of crime, and the policing of criminal behavior. You will study how crime impacts communities. If you want to be part of bringing justice to the world, consider this concentration.

Possible Careers 

  • Community advocate
  • Judge
  • Law enforcement officer
  • Lawyer

Email or call 225-578-3141 for more information.

Senior College

College of Humanities & Social Sciences 




B.A., Bachelor of Arts

Course Load by Subject Area

  • Electives:  Medium Intensity
  • Foreign Language:  Medium Intensity
  • Social Studies:  Medium Intensity
  • Math:  Low Intensity

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Fast Track Available