University Catalogue

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIOLOGY AND CRIMINAL JUSTICE

Ken Bolton, Department Head

 

Candidates for the bachelor's degree in Sociology or Criminal Justice must earn at Southeastern a minimum of one-half of the hours required in the major field.

 

Majors in Sociology

A Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology may be earned upon the successful completion of 42 semester hours in Sociology. Twenty-one of these major hours must be earned at Southeastern Louisiana University, and a total of 120 hours as outlined in the four-year curriculum in Sociology. 

 

Major in Criminal Justice

A Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice may be earned upon the successful completion of 42 semester hours in Criminal Justice. Twenty-one of these major hours must be earned at Southeastern Louisiana University, and a total of 120 hours as outlined in the four-year curriculum in Criminal Justice.

 

Honors Diploma in the Discipline

For information on earning Sophomore Honors Distinction, Senior Honors Distinction, or the Honors Diploma, please consult The University Honors Program section of this catalogue, the Director of the Honors Program, and/or your Department Head. 

 

Minors

A minor will be awarded in Anthropology upon the completion of eighteen semester hours in Anthropology.

A minor in Criminal Justice will be awarded upon the completion of eighteen semester hours, which must include the following:

CJ 101 3 hours
CJ 201, 202, 204, or 205 6 hours
CJ Elective from 300- or 400-level courses 6 hours
CJ Elective 3 hours

 

A minor will be awarded in Geography upon the completion of eighteen semester hours in Geography.

A minor in Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing will be awarded upon the completion of eighteen semester hours, which must include the following:

GEOG 103 3 hours
GEOG 305, 335, or 473 3 hours
GEOG 343 3 hours
GEOG 370 3 hours
GEOG 443 3 hours
GEOG 470 3 hours

 

A minor in Sociology will be awarded upon completion of eighteen semester hours, which must include the following:

SOC 101 3 hours
SOC 310 3 hours
SOC 430 3 hours
SOC Electives from 300- or 400-level courses 9 hours

 

A student may gain credit in Sociology 101 by completing the CLEP Subject Examination in Introductory Sociology. Departmental examinations are offered in Sociology 101 and Criminal Justice 101.