Sociology, Social Work and; Criminal Justice is a multidisciplinary department, consisting of four academic programs: Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work and Criminal Justice. Each has its own unique mission.
The common general mission of the four programs is to provide high-quality education through baccalaureate programs in Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice, Master's in Applied Criminology, and a minor in Anthropology.
All programs emphasize excellence in instruction, research and scholarship, professional development, university and community service, and the preparation of students for graduate and/or professional education.
Students graduating with a degree in Sociology have established careers in law, public health, education, government, urban planning, human resources, public relations, management, politics, media, human rights organizations, environmental advocacy groups and other non-profit organizations.