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2023-2024 Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Catalog

Sociology and Anthropology


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Sociology and Anthropology

Professors Ghidina (Chair), Frank, Hewitt, Kelley, Wood; Associate Professor Underhill; Assistant Professors Amboard, Hung; University Fellow Buchanan; Lecturers Mangone, Meagher



Sociology is the study of society, including the complex relationships between individuals, social institutions, culture, and social structure. The major is designed to equip students with a sociological perspective with which they may study people in society. Courses in sociology provide students with the theoretical and investigative tools necessary to examine a wide variety of social issues.           

Anthropology is a diverse and comprehensive discipline that investigates the cultural life of human beings in all parts of the world. The major provides students not only with an appreciation for the varieties of human experience, but also, and more importantly, with a toolkit for documenting and understanding other people’s ways of life.             

Students majoring in either Sociology or Anthropology are prepared for a wide array of careers in Social Work, Criminal Justice, non-profit agencies, Journalism, Business and Government, as well as for graduate study in such fields as Law, Criminology, and Social Work, in addition to Sociology and Anthropology.

Declaration of Major in Sociology

A student must complete SOC 100  with a grade of C or better prior to declaring a major in Sociology.

Declaration of Major in Anthropology

A student must complete ANTH 100  with a grade of C or better prior to declaring a major in Anthropology.

Sociology and Anthropology

Programs

 

Courses

    AnthropologyAnthropology - Special TopicsSociologySociology - Special Topics

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