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Functions of the department are to conduct teaching and research in the College of Humanities & Social Sciences and the Graduate School, to provide an undergraduate degree program in sociology including a concentration in criminology, and to conduct research in rural sociology for the Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station.
The department is research-oriented and committed to the further development of sociology as a science as well as to the application of sociological principles in societal programs. With respect to its teaching responsibilities, the department contributes to pre-professional preparation of undergraduates and develops professional sociologists at the graduate level.
A special program leading to the BA degree with departmental honors in sociology is also offered. Detailed information is available from the departmental office.