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Central State University
Social and Behavioral Sciences

Criminal Justice | Gerontology | Political Science | Psychology | Sociology | Social Work

About the Department

Image PlaceholderThe Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences is committed to providing an educational experience based on recognized academic and professional standards of excellence. The Department provides students with knowledge that integrates theoretical and practical experience, offers students the opportunity to engage in research in their major field, encourages student participation in professional organizations, and prepares students to pass exit and licensure examinations. Four major programs are offered, Political Science, Psychology, Social Work, and Sociology, for which it awards the bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees are awarded. Two minors are also offered in Gerontology and Criminal Justice.

Students have access to the Social Sciences Computer Lab that is used by professors across the disciplines. This lab supports courses focusing on governmental issues, healthcare, gerontology, mental health, research methods, and social policy.


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