The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice educates students to understand society, culture, and crime theoretically and empirically. In addition, we support faculty research on a wide array of topics and faculty growth for leadership positions on campus and in their respective academic communities. We encourage vigorous dialogue on significant and meaningful contemporary and historical issues and promote engagement by faculty and students with the wider public.

We offer undergraduate degrees in sociology and in criminal justice and a master’s degree in criminal justice. Our faculty includes sociologists, anthropologists, and criminologists, all are committed to research and teaching as well to community service and public policy.