Apr 22, 2024  
2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog 
2011-12 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology and Anthropology

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  •   Graduate Study                       


Jackie Eller, Chair  

Aday, Amey, Austin, Berryman, Breault, Canak, Carter, Dye, Hampton, Hinote, Hodge, I. Leggett, W. Leggett, MacLean, Mertig, Pace, Peres, Smith, Wallace, Webber

The curricula of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology are designed to serve the General Education 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, corrections, social research, teaching, personnel, industrial relations, journalism, applied sociology or anthropology, religion, gerontology, foreign service, and social 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 Science degree with majors in Anthropology or Sociology and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology with concentrations in Sociology or Anthropology. Minors in Sociology, Anthropology, Criminology, and Family Studies are available. Interdisciplinary minors in Archaeology, Asian Studies, and Native American Studies are coordinated by the department.

The Department of Sociology and Anthropology coordinates interdisciplinary minors in Archaeology, Asian Studies, and Native American Studies. Interdisciplinary minors are open to all students in the University. See Interdisciplinary Majors and Minors .

Curricular listings include General Education requirements  in Communication, History, Humanities and/or Fine Arts, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, and Social/Behavioral Sciences categories.

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.


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