SOS Leadership with ESU students
Kansas Highway patrol academy
Sociology Club puppy clinic
Graduates employed at Emporia Police Dept

Welcome to the home page of the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Crime and Delinquency Studies

Sociology and Crime and Delinquency Studies are two of the exciting programs we offer.  Faculty are committed teachers and scholars, who work closely with students to support their academic development and career trajectories.  Our curriculum is designed to ground students in the basics of sociology and crime and delinquency studies. Undergraduates have the opportunity to choose areas of concentration designed to meet each student's personal interests and needs.  Come and explore our undergraduate program in sociology and crime and delinquency studies and dive into careers in sociology, anthropology and crime and delinquency studies.

Internship placements earn students course credit, invaluable professional skills and provide excellent networking opportunities for future employment.

Mission Statement

The mission of the department is to provide students with an educational experience that will assist them in analyzing, and understanding human behavior and social arrangements.  Through completing the curriculum and engaging discipline-based scholarly activities, students will develop and sharpen academic knowledge and skills, and by so doing complete preparation for careers, graduate studies, and informed citizenship in a global society.  Consistent with the University's student centered mission, the department is committed to academic excellence, community and global involvement and professional fulfillment.