Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

COLLEGE OF ARTS, HUMANITIES AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

The Sociology program at Southeastern prepares students to contribute meaningfully to our world by engaging them in a sociological perspective that enables them to understand an array of societal challenges. Students learn to develop innovative opportunities and solutions to lead the educational, economic and cultural development of southeast Louisiana and beyond.

Career Information
Types of Jobs
  • Academic Scholar/Researcher
  • Agency Administrator
  • Case Manager/Counselor
  • College Admissions Specialist/Recruiter
  • Community Organizer/Advocate
  • Community Relations Organizer
  • Development Agent
  • Disaster Relief and Response Specialist
  • Employment and Labor Relations Negotiator/Manager
  • Health Outreach Specialist
  • International Development Agent
  • Patient Advocate
  • Renewable Energy Price Coordinator
  • Social Justice Educator
  • Sustainable Agriculture Community Organizer
  • Sustainable Agriculture: Director of Sales/Marketing
  • Training and Development Specialist
  • Urban Planning Specialist
Types of Employers
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Child develop centers
  • Corporations
  • Government agencies
  • Health care organizations
  • Higher education
  • Law enforcement
PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS
  • Program features internship opportunities, speaker events and workshops, study abroad programs and undergraduate research opportunities

  • Nationally recognized scholars who have published research in their fields

  • Faculty committed to students through academic advising and mentoring

  • Small class sizes allowing for increased discussion and the use of creative learning styles that focus on the development and use of critical thinking skills

  • Online courses available

  • Honors curriculum available

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS
  • Total semester hours required: 120

CONCENTRATIONS
  • Anthropology

  • Criminology

  • Global Studies

MINORS
  • Sociology

RELATED DEGREES
  • Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice

CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS & ACTIVITIES
  • Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice Social Justice Speaker Series

  • Southeastern Sociology Association

  • Reconnect (Student Environmental Sustainability Association)


Contact Information

Dr. Ken Bolton Jr.

kbolton@southeastern.edu

985-549-2110

Mailing address: SLU 10686, Hammond, LA 70402

On-campus address: Fayard Hall, Room336C

Program website