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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


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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Keyria Rodgers Millikin University
Academic | Campus | College of Arts & Sciences
Mixing education with criminal justice system pays off for Professor Keyria Rodgers
February 2, 2021, 1:30pm
Millikin Professor appointed to Illinois Juvenile Justice Commission Professor Keyria Rodgers, director of Millikin University's Criminal Justice Department and director of the Macon...
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Congrats to Dr. Jorge Chavez-Rojas!
January 27, 2021, 11:30am
The results of the 2020 election for the Midwest Sociological Society are in! Please join me in congratulating the below individuals in their election: MSS President*: LaShaune...
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