Department of Sociology and Social Work

The Department of Sociology and Social Work offers programs of study leading to the Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and the Bachelor of Social Work. The department also offers an Interdisciplinary certificate in Disaster and Coastal Studies.

The central objective of the Department is to help students acquire, through the application of the scientific method, a broad understanding of human social behavior and of society and culture. Toward this end, provision is made for learning basic concepts and methodological techniques, gaining theoretical insights, reviewing research evidence, and participating in field experience

Degrees Offered:

  • Bachelor of Sociology
  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Certificate: Disaster and Coastal Studies

Department Contact

Meherun Laiju, Ph.D.
Department Chair
   601-977-7808
   mlaiju@tougaloo.edu