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Department of Sociology, Criminology, and Anthropology

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Part of the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

The Department of Sociology, Criminology, and Anthropology offers competitive undergraduate programs designed to increase student’s knowledge of social organization and social relationships.

Each program in the department supports the long-standing interest of our disciplines in critically examining the human condition, and understanding stability and change in social life.

The department offers a proactive student-faculty advising experience. We have a collaborative department culture, where we like to recognize our student accomplishments and outstanding performance.

About the Department

Undergraduate Offerings

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Sociology, BA/BS

The Sociology BA/BS Program teaches the way culture and society combine to shape people’s behaviors, attitudes, and beliefs. 

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Criminology, BA/BS

The Criminology BA/BS programs examine the making of laws, nature and extent of crime and criminality, and efforts to control crime. 

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Anthropology Minor

The Anthropology minor provides a rigorous course of study for students seeking to understand the human cultural and biological experience. 

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Sociology Minor

Students in the Sociology minor examines the behavior of groups, organizations, institutions, subcultures, and societies.

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Women's Studies Minor

The Women’s Studies program offers students a different perspective for understanding their disciplines, themselves, and others.


  • Internships/Field Experience: Our internship program offers "hands-on" learning, so students may leverage real experience upon graduation. 
  • Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program: This program has been building bridges between college students and incarcerated students. 
  • Student Club: The SCA Club offers a place for students to explore their interests in the field of Sociology and Criminology. 

Vaccination Requirement and Exemptions

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The university's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy includes the COVID-19 vaccination unless an exemption is filed.

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Department of Sociology, Criminology & Anthropology

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