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Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Sociology is to prepare students for careers and professions in sociological research and policy analysis, sociology of health and medicine, law and journalism, education and counseling, homeland security, cybersecurity, and criminal justice. In achieving its mission in a historically black institution, the Department of Sociology brings the broader perspective of race, class, and multiculturalism in all of its courses and programs. By providing training, in theory, research, and critical thinking and combining local and global perspectives, the department produces students with knowledge and skills critical for success and leadership in the emerging global information society of the 21st century.


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