Department of Social Sciences
Psychology, Sociology, & Criminal Justice
Students who study psychology, sociology, and criminal justice are interested in what motivates human behavior, and what can be done to improve it. These students enjoy understanding people individually and in groups in order to make their lives better.
A social sciences degree is very versatile, preparing you for a job or graduate study. Common careers for these graduates include: social work and human services, the business world, government and public service, law enforcement, vocational ministry, or anything in which an understanding of human behavior and society is helpful.
Courses in the social sciences sharpen key skills that prepare you to enter our rapidly changing workplace -- skills such as evaluating information, relating effectively to others, and clear and persuasive communication.
Learn more about the psychology major and optional concentration in criminal justice.