The Sociology-Anthropology Department offers three tracks in the major. Tracks I and II both provide a solid foundation in the related disciplines of anthropology and sociology; however,
Track I involves a concentration of coursework in anthropology and Track II involves a concentration of coursework in sociology. Track III is an interdisciplinary course of study grounded in sociology with an emphasis on population and policies pertaining to human services. Students interested in teacher certification should refer to the Department of Education listing.
Track I - Sociology-Anthropology, Anthropology Concentration requires ANTH 114, 229, 344; SOC 110, 240, 330, and 430; two ANTH electives; and an additional elective appropriate to the student’s sub-field interest. This elective must receive approval from the Department of Sociology-Anthropology, with BIO 338 or 436 (for bioanthropology), PHIL 225 (for linguistic anthropology), a MLS course numbered 221 or above (for cultural anthropology), and REL 226 (for archaeology) being recommended.
Track II – Sociology-Anthropology, Sociology Concentration requires ANTH 114, 229; SOC 110, 240, 330, 344, 430; and three additional departmental electives, two of which must be SOC courses.
Track III – Human Services requires SOC 110, 222, 240, 330, 430, and 448; either ANTH 344 or SOC 344; PSCI 230; PSY 110 and one from PSY 116, 239, 242, 410 or CJCR 204; and two courses from SOC 210, 220, 228, 244, CJCR 203, ECON 224, or HIST 342.
The following courses satisfy the cultural diversity requirement: ANTH 114, 229, 230, 232, 234, 310, 320, and 344; SOC 240 and 334.
The following courses, when scheduled as W courses, count toward the writing intensive requirement: SOC 210, 222, 228, and 330.
The Department of Sociology-Anthropology offers two minors: Anthropology and Sociology.
A minor in Anthropology requires ANTH 114, 229, and three ANTH electives numbered 200 or above.
A minor in Sociology requires SOC 110 and four SOC electives numbered 200 or above.
For more information, please refer to the College Catalog.