Academic Catalog


Sociology and Criminal Justice

Ruth Triplett, Chair
Jessica Huffman, Chief Department Advisor

The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice offers courses in anthropology, criminal justice, sociology and social welfare.  Students may earn a Bachelor of Arts or a Bachelor of Science with a major in sociology, social welfare or criminal justice. The department also offers a PhD in criminology and criminal justice. Please refer to the graduate catalog for more information on the PhD program.

Advanced Placement

Students interested in credit by examination should consult with the department chair.  Information on credit awarded for qualifying scores on AP and IB subject examinations can be found on the equivalency charts on the Office of Undergraduate Admissions website at