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  • About the Department

    A part of the School of Social, Political and Educational Studies, the Department of Social Work, Sociology & Justice Studies builds on student’s knowledge, skills and values. The Department offers bachelor of arts in political science, sociology, sociology with a concentration in criminal justice, and the bachelor of social work degrees. Students from the department will gain the knowledge and professional dispositions, experiences, and skills, including technological skills, necessary for employment in their profession and for admission to graduate school. 

    Social Work SociologyPolitical Science

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    Outcomes + Curriculum

    We provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to help create a better world. Students will obtain fundamental knowledge of the basic concepts, principles, theories, research methods, and skills required for critical thinking and problem solving. For a complete overview of the program and requirements for the current year, please view online catalog.

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    Future Careers

    Students that earn a bachelor of arts degree from the department pursue careers in a wide variety of industries.

    • Social Worker
    • Program Director
    • Professor
    • Policy Analyst
    • Attorney
    • Forensic Specialist
    • Probation Officer
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    Contact Us

    MaNina McNeil, MSW
    Talbert O. Shaw W
    919-546-8617                            
    manina.mcneil@shawu.edu

    Mailing Address
    Office of Academic Affairs
    118 E. South Street
    Raleigh, NC 27601