Department of Sociology and Criminology


Sociology majors and minors who have completed required courses and have a minimum GPA of 3.0 may enroll in the Sociology Internship course. Student interns have been placed in various agencies in the criminal justice system including police departments, juvenile courts, and corrections facilities; non-profit organizations; and social service agencies. Internships have proved to be a good way for students to explore careers. Some have led to employment.

The Sociology of American Drug Use

The subject matter of Sociology includes a wide variety of topics including social inequality, deviant behavior, criminology, gender, race and ethnicity, mental illness, non-western societies, law, corrections, aging, sports, and interpersonal violence. Sociology majors develop research skills and the ability to understand and connect individual lives with wider social forces.

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Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
Department of Sociology
2121 Euclid Avenue, RT 1721
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
Rhodes Tower, Room 1721
1860 East 22nd Street
Campus Location
Phyllis Smith

Phone: 216.687.4517
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