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


Keyria Rodgers Millikin
Campus | College of Arts & Sciences | Community
Millikin professor leads peace summit on youth intervention, restorative justice
May 5, 2022, 2:30pm
"We're trying to get an opportunity to interact with the community, let the community voices be heard." Millikin University and the Salvation Army teamed up to host part three of its 2022...
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Ken Laudra Millikin University
Academic | Campus | College of Arts & Sciences
Restoring the Community
February 18, 2022, 9:45am
How Dr. Ken Laundra's teachings incorporate learning and community-based actions In line with Millikin University's educational mission, Dr. Ken Laundra uses real, practical experiences in...
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Academic | Campus | College of Arts & Sciences
Millikin criminal justice students contribute to Peace Summit
November 22, 2021, 12:30pm
"We want these summits to be the first part of many conversations about important topics." For Keyria Rodgers, director of Millikin University's Criminal Justice Department and instructor...
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Sociology Minor