Department of Sociology & Criminology | Briar Cliff University

Department of Sociology and Criminology

About our Department

The Department of Sociology and Criminology offers a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology, and several interdisciplinary minors including legal studies and social research. These programs prepares students to participate actively and responsibly in their local communities and in society at large.

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Jun 8, 2020

Students Receive Program Awards and Honors Recognition

Nov 8, 2019

Briar Cliff Inducts New Faculty to Emeriti Status

Bernarda Wong

May 23, 2016

Chicago social work pioneer receives BCU's 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award

Oct 12, 2014

Clare House offers compassion, life skills to women leaving prison

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SOCY 124 - Principles of Sociology
SOCY 228 - Contemporary Global Problems
SOCY 235 - Sociology of Marriages and Families
SOCY 240 - Racial, Ethnic and Gender Inequality
SOCY 319 - Social Movements
SOCY 320 - Restorative Justice
SOCY 340 - Social Science Research Methods
SOCY 341 - Statistical Analysis
SOCY 342 - Advanced Research Methods
SOCY 375 - Independent Sociology Study
SOCY 376 - Sociology of Law
SOCY 384 - Geographic Information Systems
SOCY 420 - Social Stratification
SOCY 430 - Sociology of Religion
SOCY 439 - Sociological Theory
SOCY 446 - Crime and Deviant Behavior
SOCY 447 - Theories of Deviant Behavior
SOCY 475 - Independent Sociology Study II
SOCY 490 - Social Research Internship
SOCY 499 - Special Topics


Wendy Brame

Wendy Brame
Associate Professor of Sociology; Department Chair of Sociology and Criminal Justice

Scott Fleming

Scott Fleming
Assistant Professor of Sociology

Patricia Feese
Instructor of Sociology and Criminology

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