Sociology and Anthropology
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Overview

BA in Anthropology

The BA in anthropology helps students acquire an understanding of human culture, language, and biology. They develop analytical skills, strong writing skills, and a thoroughly cross-cultural perspective.

BA in Sociology

The BA in sociology helps students understand the social forces that shape the world. Students learn how social movements emerge from the collective efforts of individuals. They study the role that social forces play in defining racial identities and gender roles.

Minor in Immigration Studies

A minor in immigration studies provides an interdisciplinary and comparative understanding of the immigrant experience, ethnic identity, assimilation, ethnic exclusion and conflict, and refugee situations. This minor will prepare students to contribute to the ongoing national debate about immigration.

Minor in Anthropology

A minor in anthropology enriches many majors with its holistic and cross-cultural perspective. It is is a good fit for students majoring in biology, communication, English, history, psychology, sociology, and others. This minor will be useful for anyone contemplating an international career or a future profession involving culturally-diverse populations.

Minor in Sociology

A minor in sociology lets you explore an enormous range of fascinating topics. A sociology minor is considered excellent preparation for a variety of careers and an excellent foundation for law school or higher education.