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Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology

About the Department

At CSU, criminal justice and sociology instructors are leading scholars – active in the fields of criminal justice, social equality, community development, and gender studies. We’re committed to fostering a diverse academic environment that encourages respectful engagement, vigorous debate, and opportunity for all regardless of background or identity.

Our curriculum is student-centered, emphasizing creative inquiry, global perspectives, and research initiatives that have the potential to make real-world impact. The BS program is designed to prepare graduates who are ready to serve the needs of their communities and become lifelong leaders in the field of criminal justice and sociology.


Create Your Future

The Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology offers a number of degrees and minors. Explore your options here.

Degree Programs
Program Name Bachelor's Master's Other
Criminal Justice B.S.1   A.A.S., Certificate, Minor
Sociology     Minor
Sociology - Crime, Deviance, and Society Concentration B.S.1    
Sociology - General Sociology Concentration B.S.    
Sociology - Social Services Concentration B.S.    


  1. Online option is available.

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Learn From the Best

The Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology is home to many accomplished faculty members. Several are highly regarded as experts and have been recognized with notable honors and awards. Thanks to a low student-to-faculty ratio, you'll be sure to receive an excellent education in our criminal justice and sociology degree programs.


Dr. Kimberly Gill
Interim Chair


Dr. Sung-Hun Byun
Assistant Professor


Dr. Jennafer Vondal
Assistant Professor


Dr. Florence Wakoko
Associate Professor


Dr. Cameron Williams
Assistant Professor

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