The department of sociology at Sharjah University has undergone rapid development in the area of teaching, scientific research and community service. It occupies a distinguished position on the Local, Regional, national and international level. It offers teaching by a qualified staff and applies modern educational methods and teaching. It's the largest in the Arts, Humanities & Social Sciences college with a great number of students enrolled in both undergraduate and graduate studies.
In respect to the vision of the Sharjah University, the department of sociology offers two academic program degrees in Sociology and a master's degree in Applied Sociology. The department of sociology is planning according to the five- years strategy of the University to launch the PhD. Program in crime and criminal justice during the academic year 2014-2015 with the assistance of Massachusetts University and the establishment of the crime theater lab and DNA and applied Sociology lab.
The department of sociology Will continue to ensure an excellent Learning environment for the students to provide UAE development programs with competent and specialized resources concerned with human social work, family, women, children, the elderly and criminal justice.
Prof. Nayef Odeh AL Banawi
Head of Sociology Department