Sociology and Criminology at Old Westbury (home)

Sociology is the study of human behavior using theories and scientific methods that acknowledges the important role of institutions, power, economics, meaning, culture and group dynamics.

We offer degree programs in Sociology (B.A. or B.S.) and in Criminology (B.S.), and contribute to the minors in Social Work, Media & Communications, Pre-Law, Public Policy and Global Studies.

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Please join the Sociology Department in extending a special welcome to our new full-time faculty member joining the department in fall 2015:

      Asst. Prof. Dana Prewitt, Ph.D. - Indiana University

    Please Note: Prof. Zwerman is on sabbatical leave during spring 2015.