With more than 20 faculty and 600 majors, we're among the largest and most active departments on campus. We offer undergraduate degrees in sociology and criminal justice, a master's degree in Sociology and five minors.
Sociology and Criminal Justice
Fayard Hall, Room 336
1205 N. Oask St
SLU Box 10686
Hammond, LA 70402
Dr. Kenneth Bolton
Our classes offer faculty-student ratios that allow students' interests to be addressed through interaction with professors. We emphasize critical and analytical skills and effective communication to resolve conflicts and promote social justice.
The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice emphasizes an interdisciplinary understanding
of socio-economic, cultural, institutional and physical environments. Our programs
prepare students for citizenship by encouraging them to understand, tolerate and respect
the vast array of cultural and intellectual differences found throughout the world.
Social Justice Speaker Series
Nationally recognized veteran activist, yoga teacher, and artist, Chris Eder will discuss how yoga can be used to treat the wounds of war
Monday, Nov. 14
Sunday, Nov. 13
Business Meetings: Mondays at 5:00pm in FAY213
Pulse Nightclub Shooting Fundraiser: October 19, 11am-2pm, Student Union Bake sale and raffle to benefit the survivors of the Pulse Nightclub Shooting.
Transgender Day of Remembrance: November 16th, 6:30-8:00PM, Memorial Fountain Transgender Day of Remembrance honors trans people who have been killed and victimized for their gender identity. We will be leading a discussion and reading a list of victims This will be open to every student on campus who wants to come.
PLSA Moot Court
Moot court competition will be held at Southern Law School on October 28-29
SSA Supply Drive
Sept 7 & 8
West Side Studetn Union
All donations go to the Serenity Homeless Shelter
Reconnect Farmers Market
Wednesday, Sept. 21 from 10 - 2pm in front of the Student Union
Homicide Discussion Group:
The Pennsylvania Torso Murders
Join us to discuss this disturbing series of unsolved crimes.
Tuesday, Feb. 16@t 5 pm
Library coffee shop area, first floor
LEAD Job Talk Series
Special Agent Bryan Singleton
Drug Enforcement Administration
Wednesday, March 02 at 12:30 pm Fayard 207
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