Leveraging the people and places of Boston for inspiration, students in the English Department's "Ethics in Documentary Film" course grapple with the challenges and questions raised by creative work.
What is deviant behavior and what drives people to engage in it?
Are some people predisposed to crime, or are criminal behaviors influenced by the settings and institutions in which individuals find themselves? These are just some of the questions that Emmanuel students concentrating in crime and justice address, along with the successes and failures of punishment and rehabilitation programs; the roles of victims, police, prosecutors and judges; and the origins of organized crime.
View the 2018-2019 Academic Catalog to find course titles, numbers and descriptions.
Six sociology core courses
In addition to the following requirements for concentration:
Three electives must be chosen from the following (one of which must be 3000-level):
At the completion of the Sociology major, the student will