The Department of Social Sciences is organized to offer curricula in Criminal Justice, Political Science, Paralegal Studies, and Sociology and to provide service courses in the social science fields for other departments in the University. The objectives of the department are:
- To offer every student an opportunity to broaden knowledge and increase understanding of the past and present of mankind's governmental and social endeavor, including studies in anthropology, geography, and philosophy.
- To provide students with a solid liberal arts course of study leading to a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science or Sociology or a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice and to prepare students for careers or for further graduate study in these areas.
- To provide specialized study leading to an Associate of Arts in Paralegal Studies.
- To offer minors in Criminal Justice, Political Science, Paralegal Studies, Philosophy, and Sociology for students who wish to acquaint themselves with these disciplines.
Billy M. Turner, PhD
Lana Roberts - Administrative Assistant
The Departmental Office is located in 102 Kaufman Hall.
Individual faculty offices are found on the first and second floors of Kaufman Hall.
S. Greg Thompson
Individual faculty pages are under development.