School of Social Sciences

Areas of Study

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Undergraduate Programs

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    Criminal Justice Major

    A major in Criminal Justice offers a broad and theoretical view of the criminal justice process, including sociological and political factors related to crime and criminal justice, and prepare students for varied careers in criminal justice through specific coursework in these fields.
  • History


    Studying history at Millikin University allows students to become not only masters of content, but practitioners of the discipline of history.
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    Political Science

    Millikin's Department of Political Science is dedicated to developing its students' understanding of the political world at both the domestic and international levels.
  • Psychology


    This major will provide you with an understanding of psychology from its most basic level (neuroanatomy) to its most interactional level (sociocultural).
  • Social Science Education

    Social Science Education

    At Millikin, you prepare to become an outstanding teacher by taking engaging courses in U.S. and world history, political science, psychology, anthropology, and sociology.
  • Sociology Major

    Sociology Major

    A major in sociology provides the student with an understanding of the social causes of human behavior, as well as a familiarity with the basic processes of social life, emphasizing effects of social stratification and social global issues.


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    Criminal Justice Minor

    The minor in Criminal Justice at Millikin University is intended to expose students to a wide range of criminology theory, concepts, and ideas.
  • Political Science Minor

    History & Political Science Minors

    A minor may be completed by fulfilling 21 credits of which at least nine are earned in courses numbered 300 or above. The Department strongly encourages minors to take PO 105: The American Political System. Students wishing to complete a minor must consult with the Department Chair.
  • Psychology Minor

    Psychology Minor

    The minor in psychology is an excellent complement to other majors. Elective coursework will allow you to select courses to tailor the minor to your needs.
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    Sociology Minor

    A minor in sociology provides the student with an interdisciplinary curriculum for several majors at Millikin and is intended to compliment a student's academic profile.


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    Criminal Justice Certificate

    The criminal justice minor has been a very popular option for all Millikin students, including several Flexible Learning students.