For the student wishing to pursue undergraduate studies in sociology, criminal justice, or human services, The George Washington University provides a distinctive set of experiences, skills, and opportunities. Students receive a solid grounding in sociological theory and research methods, and receive substantive training and internship experiences that prepare them to put their new-found sociological imaginations to work. The department offers many writing-intensive courses within the University's Writing in the Disciplines Program, as well as service learning courses facilitated by the GW Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service.
For more information about our programs visit the following links:
Current undergraduates may want to visit these pages:
Sociology Undergraduate Handbook
Criminal Justice Undergraduate Handbook
Human Services Undergraduate Handbook
Application for Graduation with Special Honors in Sociology or Criminal Justice (see SOC or CJ handbooks or GW Bulletin for details)
Faculty Contact Information & Office Hours
Major/Minor Declaration Processes
Students wishing declare a major or minor in Sociology or Criminal Justice should see the Sociology Department's Undergraduate Coordinator, Daina Eglitis. Bring a major/minor declaration form with you, already completed as much as possible. Professor Eglitis will sign off on your declaration form, answer any initial questions that you might have, and assign majors an advisor within the department. If there is a professor here whom you would like as your advisor, let Professor Eglitis know when you meet with her. If you cannot make her regularly-scheduled semester office hours, you can contact Professor Eglitis at firstname.lastname@example.org to set up a time to see her.
Students who wish to be Human Services majors or minors should see the Human Services Program Director, Emily Morrison. Bring a major/minor declaration form with you, already completed as much as possible. If you cannot make her regularly-scheduled semester office hours, you can contact Professor Morrison at email@example.com to set up a time to see her.