The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice offers Bachelor of Arts degrees in Sociology and Criminal Justice. Additionally, students may earn a minor in Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Geography.
For course requirements in our undergraduate degree programs, please select one of the links below. Please be advised that the information provided is for the current academic year and may not have been required in previous years. Students should refer to their specific academic catalog when making scheduling decisions.
The criminal justice undergraduate program at Southeastern provides students with a theoretical and practical understanding of the criminal justice system. Through academically rigorous coursework, undergraduate research opportunities, internship opportunities, and student organizations, this program prepares students for careers in the criminal justice system or for advanced studies in criminal justice, law, sociology, and related disciplines.
The sociology undergraduate program at Southeastern prepares students to meaningfully contribute to our world by engaging them in a sociological perspective that enables them to understand an array of societal challenges and develop innovative opportunities and solutions to lead the educational, economic, and cultural development of Southeast Louisiana and the world.
Through internship opportunities, speaker events and workshops, study abroad programs, undergraduate research opportunities and student organizations, our program prepares students for leadership positions in diverse professions and for advanced studies in sociology, social sciences, law, and related disciplines.
The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice offers minors in five disciplines:
- Criminal Justice
- GIS/ Remote Sensing
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:
- Criminal Justice 101 (3 hours)
- Criminal Justice 201, 202, 204, or 205 (6 hours)
- Criminal Justice Electives from 300 or 400-level courses (6 hours)
- Criminal Justice 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 hours, which must include the following:
- Geography 103 (3 hours)
- Geography 305, 335, or 473 (3 hours)
- Geography 343 (3 hours)
- Geography 370 (3 hours)
- Geography 443 (3 hours)
- Geography 470 (3 hours)
A minor in Sociology will be awarded upon completion of eighteen hours, which must include the following:
- Sociology 101 (3 hours)
- Sociology 310 (3 hours)
- Sociology 430 (3 hours)
- Sociology Electives from 300 or 400-level courses