BA Sociology, Emergency & Environmental Management
The Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice offers its undergraduate majors the opportunity to concentrate their studies on emergency and environmental management. While majoring in sociology, these students have the exciting opportunity to receive a strong sociological foundation in their understanding of the issues facing professionals in the emergency and environmental management area. This concentration provides students with an internship as well as a broad, interdisciplinary education, drawing from relevant courses in economics, geography, communications, geology, history, political science, public policy, and anthropology. Students have found internship placements with such organizations as Innovative Emergency Management Consulting, the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control, the Maryland and Delaware Emergency Management Agencies, Earthjustice, the Army Corps of Engineers, and the American Red Cross.