Social Sciences Department

If you are curious about how the world works and want to make this world a better place, the social sciences of psychology, sociology and criminal justice might be right for you. Bluffton professors lead conversation-based classes which lead to deeper understanding of our world and you’ll receive the tools needed to be successful.

Criminal Justice
At Bluffton, criminal justice is an academically rigorous program developed to produce leaders in the academic field, corrections, law enforcement, mediation and community organizing who embrace the philosophy of restorative justice. >>> more about criminal justice

Psychology
Bluffton's psychology major includes core courses in personality theory, social psychology, learning theory and abnormal psychology, and opportunity for elective classes in a variety of areas, such as gender issues, restorative justice and public health. >>> more about psychology

Sociology
Bluffton's sociology major is delivered collaboratively with Eastern Mennonite University and Goshen College and builds on the strengths of each of the three schools. Students will take a limited number of courses through video conferencing and online learning. >>> more about sociology

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