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SUBJECT AREA: Sociology and Anthropology

Last Update: December 13, 2006 by Maureen Weicher

Subject Specialists:: Arthur Sherman (Queens); Andrea McElrath (Staten Island)

Faculty Liason: Arthur Sherman

Purpose: The St. Johnís University Libraries support teaching, study, and research for undergraduate students, masters students, and faculty associated with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology of St. Johnís College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The course schedule includes current offerings.

Undergraduate: Undergraduates can earn a B.A. in Sociology or Anthropology from St. Johnís College; or a minor in Sociology, Anthropology, or Social Work. There is also a combined BA/MA in Sociology where students may chose courses from related fields including Communication Arts, Criminal Justice, Health Care Administration, Human Services, and Paralegal Studies. The Undergraduate Bulletin has a complete listing of courses offered at the undergraduate level.

Graduate: The Sociology Department at St. John's University offers courses leading to the M.A. in Sociology, which is informed by urban and global perspectives. It also offers an M.A. in Criminalogy and Justice. Electives may include White Collar Crime; Juvenile Delinquency; Social Deviance; Principles of Forensic Science; Forensic Psychology; Sociology of Corrections; Policing and Society; Domestic Violence; Drugs and Society; and Terrorism. The College of Professional Studies offers a Master of Professional Studies in Criminal Justice Leadership. The Graduate Bulletin has a complete listing of courses offered at the graduate level.

Institutes: n/a

Enrollment Trends: See Institutional Research Enrollment

Department and Subject Area Trends:

Established Specialization: Queens has strengths in social psychology, social work, and social research.

Online Resources: Sociology and Anthropology.

Subject Depth: The Queens Library is on the study or instructional support level, introductory (3a). The goal is to build a collection on the study or instructional support level, advanced (3b). The Staten Island Library is on the basic information level, advanced (2b). The goal is to build a collection on the study or instructional support level, introductory (3a).

Selection Considerations: Please see Selection of Materials.

Materials to be Excluded: Please see Materials Not To Be Acquired.

Withdrawal Considerations: Please see Collection Maintenance: Withdrawals.

Other Considerations: n/a

Related Collections: Criminal Justice and Legal Studies

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