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California Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo
Social Sciences B.S. Concentration in Criminal Justice

The Social Sciences Department provides a broadly based, multicultural and multidisciplinary perspective on humanity, society and the environment. Since the BS degree program in Social Science consists of courses in anthropology, geography and sociology, students have an opportunity to examine human experience from a variety of viewpoints. In anthropology, humanity is studied from both the biological and cultural dimensions, emphasizing the diversity of our species in the present as well as the past. Geography bridges the gap between the physical and social sciences. It focuses on regional patterns and linkages between culture and natural environments. Sociology coursework explores the nature and dynamics of human society and the interrelationship between individuals and their social groups. The department also offers minors in Sociology and Anthropology/Geography. The major offers several concentrations including: Criminal Justice. Prepares students for careers in law, law enforcement, corrections, detention, probation, parole and other criminal justice agencies.

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