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Social Science Department

Department Overview

The Social Science Department houses the following programs: Criminal Justice, Human Services, Political Science, and Sociology. The department’s programs examine various elements of society, as described in the major descriptions below. All departmental programs include a mixture of theory and practice, and stress clarity in written communication, oral communication, and critical thinking.

Majors Minors
   •  Criminal Justice - Corrections    •  Criminal Justice
  •  Criminal Justice - Law Enforcement    •  Global Studies
  •  Global Studies   •  Political Science
  •  Human Services    •  Sociology
  •  Political Science    
  •  Sociology    
Valerie Edwards Edwards Robeson
Human Services Coordinator, Social Science - Associate Professor
Tricia Klosky
Criminal Justice Coordinator, Social Science - Associate Professor
David Lynch
Department Chair, Political Science Coordinator, Social Science - Professor
Wesley Miller
Social Science - Associate Professor, Sociology Coordinator

For more information contact:

David Lynch, Ph.D.
Chair, Social Science Department
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
700 Terrace Heights #1430
Winona, MN 55987-1399
(800) 635-5987, Ext. 1526