Campus Activity

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

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.

  • Academic scholarships offered in Sociology and Criminal Justice
  • Department sponsors annual Social Justice Speaker Series
  • Department sponsors multiple student organizations and extracurricular activities
  • Internship placements offered in Sociology and Criminal Justice
  • Summer study abroad programs offered
  • A degree in criminal justice offers careers in public and private sectors
  • A sociology degree prepares students to work with organizations and communities



2016 Departmental Newsletter



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 


 2015  Departmental Newsletter




Discover scholarships offered to students in the department of Sociology and Criminal Justice

Undergraduate Programs

Explore our degree programs in Sociology and Criminal Justice

Graduate Programs

Learn about the Master of Science in Applied Sociology program at Southeastern