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.

Our Students  

Typically we have about 200 sociology majors and 100 anthropology majors. In addition, other students choose to minor in either discipline. Majors often minor such as Crime, Law, and Society, Urban Studies. Double majors are common, such as Anthropology/Archaeology, Anthropology/Biology, Anthropology/Religious Studies, Sociology/Secondary Education, Sociology/Psychology, and Sociology/Women’s and Gender Studies.

Student Highlights 

Sociology Graduates