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Understanding the Human Condition

Our sociology, psychology and criminal justice programs create graduates who understand today's complex social issues. Our majors include:

Criminal Justice Psychology Social Sciences Sociology

Our academic programs provide students with undergraduate preparation for professional and graduate schools and for careers in public and social services, education and health. We are dedicated to quality educational experiences, student research and scholarship, community service, and improving the quality of life for individuals and communities.

Faculty collaboration with students on research is encouraged, along with engagement in regional service and community outreach. Students' creativity is showcased through a variety of interconnected science based projects and experiential learning is promoted through many kinds of opportunities in the community. The department has been highly successful in placing students into professional schools and graduates into jobs.


Some of our recent internships:

Girls and Boys Town of Nebraska, Omaha NE

US Probation Office, Sioux City IA

Custer State Park, SD

Cedars  Youth Services, Lincoln NE

Grand Island Police Department, Grand Island NE

Norfolk Regional Center, Norfolk NE

Behavioral Health Inc., Columbus NE

Agape Pregnancy Care Center, Norfolk NE

Nebraska State Attorney General’s Office, Lincoln NE

Harrison County (IA) Conservation Office

Northeast Nebraska Child Advocacy Center, Norfolk NE

Columbus Fire Department, Columbus NE

Walt Disney World, Lake Buena Vista FL

Clubs and Honor Societies

WSC Criminal Justice Association

Psychology and Sociology Club

Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology Honorary)

Alpha Phi Sigma, XI XI XI (Criminal Justice Honorary)

Psi Chi (Psychology Honorary)

Pi Gamma Mu (Social Sciences Honorary)


Nebraska State Patrol, US Marshals Service, Adult Probation, Juvenile Probation, Attorney, Child Protective Services Agent, Lincoln Police Department.

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