The Department of Sociology and Social Work offers the following degrees:
- Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
- Bachelor of Science in Sociology
- Bachelor of Social Work
- Three-Three Law/Sociology Program
Bachelor of arts in sociology/bachelor of science in sociology
Sociology is the scientific study of human behavior, especially as it is influenced by social groups and culture. A distinctive feature of the program is the integration of theory and research utilizing significant computer applications.
The student electing sociology as a major must meet all requirements for the Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree.
Bachelor of Social Work
Social Work is the professional activity of helping individuals, families, groups, organizations or communities improve or recover their ability to function successfully in society. The mission of the Social Work Program at Mississippi College is to prepare students for entry level generalist social work practice with systems of all sizes and/or for continued study at the graduate level. The Social Work Program is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.
Three-Three Law/Sociology Program
The Department also offers in conjunction with the Mississippi College School of Law a program allowing admitted students to complete requirements for both the Bachelor degree and the Doctor of Juris Prudence degree in six years rather than the traditional seven years. This program is available in both sociology and social work.