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College Catalog 2012-2013 
College Catalog 2012-2013 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology-Anthropology (B.A.)

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Student Learning Outcomes for Sociology-Anthropology:

Students will be able to:

  • Design a professional-quality research proposal that incorporates one of several data measurement tools.

  • Conduct professional- quality social research utilizing quantitative and qualitative data with a variety of statistics techniques.

  • Carry-out in-depth cross-cultural analysis of non-Western and Western societies and cultural systems.

  • Defend the value of cultural diversity in heterogeneous societies.

  • Examine and question aspects of their own culture to gain a stronger conception of their place in this ever-changing global society.

  • Explain the place of humankind in the continuum of nature and articulate the responsibility that this position entails.

  • Compare social theories in order to explain the world in which we live.

  • Articulate a perspective appropriate to their discipline in order to make a personally meaningful contribution to self and society.


The Sociology-Anthropology major emphasizes conceptual and applied approaches in both disciplines so that the student is prepared for a variety of career opportunities. Students majoring in Sociology-Anthropology move directly into careers in business, government, criminal justice, survey and marketing research, religious settings, and in other fields in which knowledge of society and human behavior is important. Some go on to graduate school seeking higher degrees in sociology, anthropology, public health, hospital administration, social planning, social work, law and business administration.

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