004 Spotts World Culture Building
Sociology/Anthropology/Social Work Department Website
Alana Atchinson, Thomas Bechard, Kundan Bhatia, David Champion, Katherine Hardesty, Herman Jones, Ahmad Khalili, Srinivasa Mani, Esther Skirboll, Michael Stowe
The Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work Department houses three programs.
The Sociology major has three tracks: Sociology-General, Sociology-Anthropology, and Sociology-Criminology. Students majoring in Sociology earn a Bachelor of Arts degree.
The Nationally accredited Social Work major prepares graduates in the major to work in the field upon graduation with a Bachelor of Science degree.
A new major, a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice was approved by the Board of Governors to begin Fall 2006. The BA in Criminology and Criminal Justice provides a foundation of knowledge for students interested in a variety of careers both in and out of the formal justice system. This degree program covers criminological theory, policing, courts and adjudication, corrections, research methodology, justice administration and special topics of criminal justice. The BA in Criminology and Criminal Justice prepares students for careers in law enforcement, corrections, juvenile casework, probation, parole, and other careers in the criminal justice system. It also provides a foundation for students who wish to pursue advanced degrees in the study of criminology and justice studies.