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The Department of Sociology offers the Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology   with concentrations in Crime and Criminal Justice, Social Justice and Social Inequality, Family and Social Relationships, and  Population  Studies. In addition, the Department offers two Master of Arts degrees in Urban Affairs and Criminal Justice.

Sociology Field

The field also offers a range of research techniques that can be applied to virtually any aspect of social life: street crime and delinquency, corporate downsizing, how people express emotions, welfare or education reform, how families differ and flourish, or problems of peace and war. Because sociology addresses the most challenging issues of our time, it is a rapidly expanding field whose potential is increasingly tapped by those who craft policies and create programs. Sociologists understand social inequality, patterns of behavior, forces for social change and resistance, and how social systems work.

Graduate Programs

The Master of Arts in Criminal Justice (MACJ) Program, in support of the University mission, is committed to providing a “high quality education.” We are a dynamic and growing program, committed to academic excellence in teaching, research, and service.