Department of Sociology

Head of Department

Dr. Joanne Roberts


HSU Box 16216


Jeremy Rhodes, Ph.D., Associate Professor

Joanne Roberts, Ph.D., Professor


The primary objectives of the Department of Sociology are (1) to give the student a basic understanding of human interaction, social group relationships, and societal systems; . to prepare students for the profession of sociology; and . to assist in the preparation of students who are planning to enter careers such as criminal justice, social work, psychology, church-related vocations, speech pathology, communication, counseling, law, teaching, and recreation.