The Department of Sociology and Criminolgy is located in the St. Augustine Center for the Liberal Arts (SAC), Room 204. The general office number is 610.519.4740. The department chairperson is Dr. Robert DeFina.
Although most jobs do not carry the title “sociologist,” you will find sociology majors in many different occupations. Employment opportunities with a bachelor’s degree in sociology include entry-level positions in the following areas: counseling, criminal justice, health services, nonprofit administration, and social research. Learn more about career possibilities in our Why Sociology? and Opportunities sections.
A bachelor’s degree in criminology serves an entry point into the fields of criminal justice, social services, and nonprofit administration. Learn more about career possibilities in our Why Criminology? and Opportunities sections.
Yes. There are internship opportunities available at The Washington Center in Washington, D.C.; at the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office; and at many other organizations! You can learn more about these opportunities on the Internships page.
To declare a major in Sociology or Criminology, complete the following form and bring it to the Department of Sociology and Criminology (Saint Augustine Center Room 204) for approval from the Department Chairperson.