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  • About the Department

    A part of the School of Arts, Sciences & Humanities, the Department of Social Work, Sociology, and Justice Studies builds on student’s knowledge, skills and values. The Department offers Bachelor of Arts in political science, political science with a concentration in international relations, sociology, sociology with a concentration in criminal justice, and the bachelor of social work degrees.  The Council on Social Work Education accredits the Evelyn Lane Sanders Social Work Program. Students will gain the knowledge and professional dispositions, experiences, and skills, including technological skills, necessary for employment in their profession and for admission to graduate school.

    Degrees Offered

    • Bachelor of Social Work
    • Bachelor of Arts, Sociology
    • Bachelor of Arts, Sociology: Concentration in Criminal Justice
    • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science
    • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science: Concentration in International Relations

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    Outcomes + Curriculum

    We provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to help create a better world. Students will obtain fundamental knowledge of the basic concepts, principles, theories, research methods, and skills required for critical thinking and problem solving. For a complete overview of the program and requirements for the current year, please view online catalog.

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    Future Careers

    Students who earn a bachelor of arts degree from the department pursue careers in a wide variety of industries.

    Social Work

    • Community Outreach Advocate
    • Counselor
    • Human Services Specialist
    • Juvenile Court Liaison
    • Rehabilitation Case Worker



    • Counselor
    • Human Resource Representative
    • Professor
    • Public Relations Specialist
    • Writer

    Sociology: Criminal Justice

    • Corrections Officer
    • Forensic Specialist
    • Lawyer
    • Legal Assistant
    • Probation Officer
    • Police Officer


    Political Science & Political Science: International Relations

    • Policy Analyst
    • Lobbyist
    • Political Consultant
    • Healthcare Administrator
    • Lawyer
    • Government Official

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    Contact Us

    MaNina McNeil, DSW
    International Studies Center, Room 203

    Mailing Address
    Office of Academic Affairs
    118 E. South Street
    Raleigh, NC 27601

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