Department of Sociology

Department Profile

The Department of Sociology at Hampton University offers two degrees: a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice/Criminology.

Courses in sociology are designed to provide students with critical thinking, analytical problem solving, and effective communication skills in preparing them for both academic and non-academic professional careers, as well as graduate studies for advanced degrees. Our program sets focus on social inequalities, international studies, social policy, conflict-resolution, ethics, and service.