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


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Honorable Casey Revere
Sept. 6, 2017 @ 2:00 p.m. 207 FAYARD HALL
Wednesday from 10-2
September 20
Front of Union
 fall 2017 farmers market
Mondays @ 5:30
Fayard 234
  ssa flyer

 Departmental T-Shirts

$15 @ Bookstore
Reconnect Farmers Market


Februry 15, March 8,

March 22, & April 5

10 - 2pm in front of the Student Union


Social Justice Speaker Series

Chris Eder

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, 2016

2PM Pottle


Chris Eder Yoga

Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016

5-6:15 PM

The Mezzanine


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.






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