Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 
    May 21, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Sociology: Cultural Anthropology (BA.SOC.CAN)

Students in the Sociology program will be prepared for careers in many fields, graduate school, and participation in society. Our students will graduate with an appreciation of the connection between individual experiences and the social forces in society.


  1. Graduates will be prepared to enter a wide range of occupations and graduate education opportunities.
  2. Graduates will actively acquire an appreciation for diversity and develop a more diverse world view.
  3. Graduates will develop an applied understanding of the social, cultural, and political dynamics affecting relationships between groups, organizations, institutions, and nations.
  4. Graduates will develop the ability to use the sociological imagination to view social life from various perspectives.
  5. Graduates will develop the ability to utilize the research tools of sociology for the critical evaluation of contemporary society.

BA in Sociology with a Concentration in Cultural Anthropology

This concentration focuses on the rich diversity of human cultures through crosscultural analyses of a wide variety of topics and perspectives including religion, music, food, environmental studies, area studies, symbolic systems, cultural materialism, and globalism. The courses are designed to expose students to the crucial influences culture has in the lives of people in American society and around the world.

and complete 12 credits in related work (approved by the coordinator)

(Credits required for the major: 43 cr)

And complete the university's Gen Ed requirements

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