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


Lincoln Academy Laureate
Academic | Campus | College of Arts & Sciences
Ganley honored as Lincoln Academy Student Laureate
November 15, 2016, 11:15am
Ganley honored as Lincoln Academy Student Laureate Millikin University senior sociology major Philip Ganley of Decatur, Ill., was honored as Millikin's recipient of the Lincoln Academy...
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millikin sociology
College of Arts & Sciences | Sociology & Organizational Leadership
Sociology major organizes law enforcement educational visit
September 14, 2016, 3:30pm
Millikin University sociology major Heather Smith, a senior from Decatur, Ill., is currently completing an internship at the Pershing Early Learning Center, an educational environment...
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PACE Organizational Leadership
Community | Sociology & Organizational Leadership | PACE
Leading by Example
July 22, 2016, 9:45am
Leading by Example Students enrolled in Millikin University's Organizational Leadership (OL) program learn to become stronger professionals and effective organizational members through...
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Sociology Minor