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Department of Sociology and Anthropology

Sociology and Anthropology are related social science disciplines looking at human social and cultural behavior, and human biological and cultural diversity. The Department has a diverse faculty offering expertise in most of the major specialties in both fields. Students who complete the Sociology and/or Anthropology programs take advantage of opportunities to work one-on-one with faculty in independent studies, to complete internships or to work alongside faculty on research and fieldwork.

Message from the Chair

Spotlight Portrait - Heath Hoffmann Tracy Burkett
Chair
Welcome to the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the College of Charleston. Sociology and Anthropology are two dynamic and exciting disciplines that will engage you in an examination of human societies from the past to present. Our faculty members’ research and teaching interests reflect the diverse specialty areas of our respective programs. In this diversity of coverage, you are sure to find something that interests them.
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Department of Sociology and Anthropology News

Fall 2017 News
Posted on 24 October 2017 | 12:55 pm
Spring 2018 Sociology Courses Spring 2018 Anthropology Courses  Volunteer Opportunities for Sociology and Anthropology Students-2071rfv Professional Development Tracks In Sociology  Haddad Internship Award October 2017 Sociology Newsletter
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Meet Katie Forrest, Sociology Major
Posted on 21 April 2016 | 9:46 am
Why did you choose to attend the College of Charleston? I chose the College of Charleston because of a previous interest in astrophysics. The College of Charleston is one of a select few colleges that offers a major in astrophysics rather than a minor. After visiting a couple of schools in the southeast, I decided […]
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