The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice is an interdisciplinary department with two highly compatible majors that prepare students for a variety of professional careers in social service, counseling, advocacy, government, public policy, crime and corrections, law and law enforcement, social science research, teaching, or graduate studies. Students may major or minor in  Sociology or Criminal Justice, or both. To better prepare students for these careers, all our courses are geared toward critical thinking, problem-solving, communication, and working with diverse others.

  • Critical thinking
  • Problem-solving
  • Communication
  • Working with diverse others


Academic | Campus | College of Arts & Sciences
Revitalizing the Neighborhood
April 21, 2021, 1:30pm
Community-based learning project helps restore vacant lot An integral part of Dr. Ken Laundra's Environmental Sociology course at Millikin University is having students participate in a...
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Millikin University Moot Court
Academic | Campus | College of Arts & Sciences
Millikin student attorneys win 2021 MIG Moot Court Competition
March 5, 2021, 11:45am
MU Moot Court teams garner accolades including Outstanding Team and Best Oral Argument Awards Millikin University student attorneys took home top honors at the 2021 Model Illinois...
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Eva Anthony Millikin University
Academic | Admissions | Campus
Make It Millikin: Eva Anthony '21
February 12, 2021, 12:45pm
"Millikin is what you make it." Millikin University senior criminal justice major and Carbondale (Ill.) native Eva Anthony did not intend on attending college in her home state, let alone...
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