Jul 16, 2024  
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog 
2024-2025 Undergraduate Catalog

Sociology and Anthropology

J. Brandon Wallace, Chair 

Breault, Dye, Eubanks, Farney, Hodge, Holland, I. Leggett, W. Leggett, MacLean, McKenzie, Mertig, Orak, Pace, Saul, Shay, Smith, Webber, Wyatt

The curricula of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology are designed to serve the educational needs of all students, to offer training for careers in applied fields, and to prepare students for graduate study in sociology, anthropology, and the applied social sciences.

Occupational fields include archaeology, social research, teaching, personnel, industrial relations, applied sociology or anthropology, criminology, gerontology, foreign service, social policy, activism, and cultural research. Every attempt is made to assist the student in working toward specific career goals.

The department offers programs leading to a Bachelor of Arts degree with majors in Anthropology or Sociology and a Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Anthropology or Sociology with concentrations in Criminology, Social Justice, and Work and Family. Minors in Anthropology, Criminology, Family Studies, Forensic Anthropology, International Media Studies, Social Justice, and Sociology are available. Interdisciplinary minors in Archaeology, Asian Studies, and Native American Studies are coordinated by the department. See Interdisciplinary Majors and Minors .

Graduate Study

The department offers the Master of Arts degree in Sociology. Requirements for this degree and a list of the courses offered for graduate credit are published in the Graduate Catalog.