Undergraduate students in the Department of Sociology and Criminology can major in criminology, sociology with AAST dependent major, or acquire a double major in sociology and criminology. We also offer two minors: in Criminal Justice and Sociology. Our fully online minor in Criminal Justice counts toward the Interdisciplinary Major. We participate in and contribute to African and African American Studies, Latin American & Latino Studies, Gender Studies, Religious Studies, and other interdisciplinary area studies programs.
Sociology is a comprehensive liberal arts degree that provides an excellent foundation and springboard for working in today's diverse social, organizational, non-profit, and business environments. The Sociology major provides marketable skills and competitive edge in research, theory, and data analytics and knowledge related to social institutions, interactions, cultures, social inequality, and organizations.Learn More
The criminology major is a comprehensive liberal arts degree that offers marketable skills and distinct advantage to students interested in working in the areas of crime prevention, law enforcement, and the court system. The major provides highly competitive skills in research, theory, and data analytics that prepare students beyond an understanding of criminal procedures or evidence.Learn More
Double Major in Sociology and Criminal Justice
This double major gives students the opportunity to specialize in two related fields and explore the disciplines of sociology and criminology efficiently.Learn More
Minor in Criminal Justice
18 semester hours in criminal justice and sociology and at least nine hours of 3000-level classes or above are required.Learn More
Minor in Sociology
18 semester hours in sociology and at least nine hours of 3000-level classes or above are required.Learn More
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