About the Department

As the largest academic department in the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, we boast approximately 600 undergraduate students and more than 20 faculty members.

Southeastern's Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice oversees undergraduate programs in sociology and criminal justice, a graduate program in applied sociology and minors in criminal justice, sociology, anthropology, geography or geographical information systems/remote sensing.


Department Highlights

  • We offer a Master of Science in Applied Sociology, Bachelors of Arts in Sociology and Criminal Justice, and minors in Sociology, Criminal Justice, Geography, Geographic Information System (GIS), and Anthropology.

  • Students in our program actively participate in our Sociology and Criminal Justice clubs, as well as in other student organizations such as Reconnect, which focuses on environmental and sustainability issues.

  • Students majoring in Sociology or Criminal Justice may be able to earn academic credit by completing an internship.

  • The faculty maintain an active research agenda and publish extensively in the discipline.


Contact Information

Office: Fayard Hall, Room 336
Tel: (985) 549-2110
Email: kbolton@southeastern.edu