The Department of Sociology, Criminology, and Criminal Justice at Shepherd University has a long and rich tradition of preparing students for employment in academic, governmental, non-profit, and law-enforcement organizations. The department is made up of five full-time faculty who are dedicated to undergraduate teaching excellence and preparing students for success in careers and personal endeavors. We also have a diverse set of adjunct faculty who support the curriculum and the two majors.
B.A. in Criminal Justice, with two concentrations:
Law Enforcement and Administration
B.S. in Sociology, with two concentrations:
Culture and Society
Complete information about our degree programs, as well as information about careers, can be found in the SCCJ Reference Guide.
Looking for the Criminal Justice Presentation Series?
“Formal Education as Preparation for Integrated Emergency Operations”
Former State Representative S. Marshall Wilson,
Wednesday, January 26th | 1:10-2 p.m.
Please join the Department of Sociology, Criminology, and Criminal Justice as we welcome our first Lecture Series guest for the Spring, Former State Representative S. Marshall Wilson. Wilson is an independent constitutional conservative with a vast array of public service experience, ranging from military service, ministry, personal freedom advocacy, and service as a state representative. He will discuss his storied personal biography, educational experience, background in military operations, and service to the state and local communities for his talk.
The department is part of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences (CAHSS).