Criminal Justice

College of Arts and Sciences

The Faculty of Social Sciences

The Criminal Justice department is housed within the Sociology department

Stroud Hall, Room 414


The Department of Sociology, Social Work and Criminal Justice offers a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology; Bachelor of Science in Social Work; and Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, plus three minors in Sociology, Social Work, and Criminal Justice.

The goal of the Criminal Justice program is to provide students with the educational background necessary to pursue careers in Criminal Justice, and/or to pursue graduate study in criminology, criminal justice, law, or other related fields.

Is criminal justice a career path for me?

Career Potential

  • Law Enforcement
  • Corrections
  • Government Agency Professional

Career Settings

  • Criminal Justice Agencies
  • Business
  • Education
  • Government

More detailed career information is available from the department.