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Sociology, Anthropology & Criminal Justice

Academics

Sociology B.A. / B.S. / Minor

The Department offers a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology in four concentration areas: general sociology, community studies, criminal justice, and social services. All majors take an introductory course in sociology, as well as a two-semester sequence in research methods, a sociological theory course, and two social stratification classes. A sociology minor is an excellent choice for any student who desires to develop a nuanced understanding of human behavior and the social world. The sociology minor allows students a great degree of flexibility to select coursework that meets their personal and professional goals.

Anthropology B.A. / B.S. / Minor / Certificate

The Department offers both a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in anthropology. All majors take an introductory course in anthropology, as well as coursework related to the major subfields of cultural and biological anthropology and archaeology, and an anthropological theory course. An anthropology minor also internationalizes many other majors like marketing, management, industrial engineering, agriculture, nursing, health sciences, and PRTM.

Criminal Justice B.A. / B.S. / Minor

The Department of offers both a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice. Our core curriculum provides students with introductory classes in sociology and criminal justice, as well as coursework in policing, corrections, and criminal evidence. A criminal justice minor is an excellent choice for any student who desires to develop a nuanced understanding of the criminal justice system. The criminal justice minor allows students a great degree of flexibility to select coursework that meets their personal and professional goals.

Social Sciences M.S.

The Department offers a Master of Science in Social Science degree. This outstanding graduate program provides a solid foundation in social science research methods. It emphasizes practical and theoretical knowledge in the areas of sociology, anthropology and criminal justice, and focuses on the acquisition of social science research skills, theory application and field experience.

Business Anthropology & Human Behavior Certificate

Successful businesses don’t just rely on big data—they seek out human insights in areas such as consumer behavior, user experience and organizational culture. This three course Business Anthropology & Human Behavior Certificate Program expands the opportunities available to both industry professionals and students by offering cross-disciplinary training in business and social science research methods. The program combines cross-cultural anthropological knowledge and qualitative methods with foundational business concepts to produce globally informed business leaders and cultural researchers.

Organizations, Marketing & Consumer Behavior

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