The Sociology and Criminal Justice Department offers programs in sociology, criminal justice and gerontology that cover an array of topics related to the study of society, the criminal justice system and human aging.
Dedicated faculty are highly accessible to students and have received awards and other recognition for their teaching, research and academic service. Students have the opportunity to collaborate with faculty on research projects and present their work at local and regional academic conferences. Students are also highly active outside the classroom through the Criminal Justice Association, Sociology Club and Alpha Kappa Delta International Sociology Honor Society, which provide unique forums to discuss topics related to their study and participate in student group events. Graduates are well prepared to pursue graduate school or careers in their chosen field.
An Academic Symposium featuring a series of student and faculty presentations from a variety of disciplines will be held Tuesday, Sept. 23 as part of inauguration week activities. The theme tying the presentations together will be “How Persistence, Resilience, and Grit Make a Difference.” Concluding the daylong activities will be the TED Talk video “Grit: [...]
September 22-October 10 |Livingston Lord Library | Second Floor Library Hours “Why Treaties Matter: Self-Government in the Dakota and Ojibwe Nations” is a new traveling exhibition that will explore the Native nations in Minnesota and their history of treaty making with the United States. The exhibit will open Sept. 22 in the Livingston Lord Library, [...]
Alumni and friends are cordially invited to celebrate the installation of Anne Blackhurst as MSUM’s 11th president Friday, September 26 at 2 p.m. in the Roland Dille Center for the Arts Hansen Theatre. A celebratory reception in the Center for the Arts gallery will follow. For details on inauguration activities taking place during homecoming week, [...]
Summer classes ensure students stay on track Whether you take summer classes to get ahead, catch up or stay on track, Summer Session offers many benefits for current and new students. “I take summer classes to keep me on track to graduate by 2016,” said Erika Keller, an English Education major who said summer classes [...]
9:00 PM to 12:00 AM - Comstock Memorial Union CMU Room 216
9:00 PM to 12:00 AM - Comstock Memorial Union CMU Room 214
10:00 PM to 1:00 AM - Comstock Memorial Union CMU Ballroom
11:30 AM to 6:00 PM - Comstock Memorial Union Main Lounge
Suzanne Al-Kayali, Sociology and Political Science Major