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Welcome to the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work, & Criminal Justice


A unit of the College of Arts and Sciences, the department is home to four major programs: sociology, anthropology, social work, and criminal justice.

The sociology, anthropology, and criminal justice majors lead to a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree, while the social work major leads to a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) degree. The department offers open minors in sociology, anthropology, and criminal justice, as well as a minor in child welfare for social work students.The department also houses three interdisciplinary concentrations open to all majors: archaeology, gerontology, and addiction studies.

Ours is a dynamic and collegial department consisting of sociologists, anthropologists, social workers, and criminologists.  Our faculty embrace both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies and have solid yet diverse theoretical orientations.



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09/17/14 - Dr. Orbuch Talks About Love & Lust at TEDxOU (video)
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07/21/14 - Dr. Spencer-Wood's Scholarship Receives Accolades
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07/11/14 - Dr. Reger Gives Keynote Address at the Wayne State University Sociology Department Student Award & Research Day
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06/02/14 - Dr. Lyons' Research Cited in Psychology Today Blog Post
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04/21/14 - New Sociology Internship Course Coming Winter 2015!
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04/18/14 - Student Veterans and Department Majors Jeremy McCoy and Justin Hoffman Win Delphi Awards
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04/10/14 - Dr. Gooren and Dr. Orbuch Honored at 2014 OU Founders Day Awards Luncheon
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02/15/14 - Students present undergraduate research at national conference
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10/07/14 - Opiate Awareness Event
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