|Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice
1200 North DuPont Hwy.
Dover, DE 19901
|Delaware Hall Room 120
Chairperson: Dr. Kofi BLAY
The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice offers a Bachelor of Arts degree with a selection of courses directed toward the scientific study of human society. It provides students a foundation for a liberal arts education and prepares them for entrance to graduate school and a variety of professions. The Department offers both a major and a minor in Sociology.
OPTION I-(Sociology) is designed for those students who plan to pursue a graduate degree in Sociology or seek professional degrees in other fields requiring a social science background.
OPTION II-(Criminal Justice) is designed for those students desiring to pursue a graduate degree in Criminal Justice or pursue a career in law enforcement.
All Sociology majors must earn a grade of "C" or better in Principles of Sociology (37-102) in order to enroll in any other sociology course except Introduction to Criminal Justice (37-104). Sociology majors who fail to earn a grade of "C" or better in Principles of Sociology may enroll in Introduction to Criminal Justice concurrently with Principles of Sociology. All sociology majors must earn a grade of "C" or better in Social Institutions (37-103) in order to enroll in any other sociology course. All students who major in sociology with the criminal justice option must also earn a grade of "C" or better in Introduction to Criminal Justice in order to enroll in any other sociology course.