Major in Sociology and Anthropology (B.A.)

We offer a combined major in sociology and anthropology, which requires students to take courses from both disciplines in order to construct a robust intellectual platform for employment, civic engagement and graduate study. To earn the bachelor’s degree, students take a minimum of 12 courses (36 credits).

Required courses:

  • The Sociological Imagination
  • Anthropology: Interpreting Cultural Differences
  • The Social Fabric: Language in Society
  • Research Methods for Social Sciences
  • Social Theory
  • Global Capital
  • Senior Seminar: Topics in Social Stratification and Global Inequality

Four sociology and anthropology electives, chosen from:

  • Race and Ethnic Relations
  • Sociology of Marriages and Families
  • Globalization and Social Change in the Age of the Internet
  • Myth, Ritual and Religion
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Global Health: Society, Medicine and the Body
  • Children: A Global Perspective
  • Anthropology of Human Rights
  • Society, Medicine and the Body
  • Deviant Behavior
  • Special Topics