Coker’s social work program teaches beyond the certification. In class, you will learn data analysis and research methods, as well as the bigger picture of human behavior, social policies, values and ethics. Outside of class, three on-site internships will build on your coursework with valuable field experience.
Coker’s education major combines a strong liberal arts core with the specialized content and professional education courses necessary to excel as a leader and professional in the education field.
As long as people break the law, our society will need criminologists.
If you have an insatiable curiosity, a strong sense of justice, and a desire to improve social conditions, a major in criminology will build on your natural abilities to prepare you for a fulfilling career. You will study all facets of crime—from the psychological motivations of criminals to the intricacies of law enforcement, prisons and parole systems—to fully understand the American criminal justice system and explore how to improve it.