Areas of Study

Sociology and Anthropology

The Department of Sociology, Social Work and Anthropology offers the following major programs of study:

Core

  • MATH 125 - Elementary Statistics
  • SOCL 205 - Identity, Community, and the Individual
  • Select one:
    • ANTH 200 - Human Adaptation
    • ANTH 203 - Cultural Anthropology
    • SOCL 201 - Globalization and Society
    • SOCL 205 - Identity, Community, and the Individual
  • SOCL 340 - Statistics for Social Research
  • SOCL 390 - Sociological Theory
  • SOCL 470W - Methods of Inquiry
  • SOCL 490@ - Senior Seminar

Electives (18 credits)

No more than two courses may be ANTH.

  • ANTH 309 - The Refugee Experience [Same as SOCL 309]()
  • ANTH 310 - Fear and Magic
  • ANTH 325 - Food and Culture [Same as SOCL 325]()
  • ANTH 330 - Language and Culture [Same as SOCL 330]()
  • ANTH 331 - Environment, Culture and Society
  • ANTH 345 - Forensic Anthropology
  • ANTH 365 - Case Study in Culture
  • ANTH 377 - Women, Gender, and Culture [Same as SOCL 377]()
  • ANTH 388 - Field Research in Anthropology and Geography
  • ANTH 491 - Practicum in Anthropology [Same as SOCL 491]()
  • SOCL 303 - The Family in Transition
  • SOCL 304 - Socialization and Society
  • SOCL 306 - Social Psychology [Same as PSYC 304]()
  • SOCL 308 - The Urbanizing World [Same as GEOG 308]()
  • SOCL 309 - The Refugee Experience [Same as ANTH 309]()
  • SOCL 313 - Sociology of Religion
  • SOCL 314 - Education, Culture and Society
  • SOCL 314L - Education, Culture and Society Lab
  • SOCL 315 - Health and Healing
  • SOCL 316 - Racial and Ethnic Relations
  • SOCL 319 - Deviant Behavior
  • SOCL 320 - Sociology of Media and Popular Culture
  • SOCL 321 - Criminology
  • SOCL 325 - Food and Culture [Same as ANTH 325]()
  • SOCL 330 - Language and Culture [same as ANTH 330]
  • SOCL 335 - Crime and Inequality
  • SOCL 377 - Women, Gender, and Culture [Same as ANTH 377]
  • SOCL 491 - Practicum in Sociology [Same as ANTH 491]
  • SOCL 492 - Readings in Sociology
  • SOCL 499 - Independent Research or Research Internship

Core

  • BIOL 100-level lecture course
  • BIOL 109L - General Biology Laboratory
  • MATH 125 - Elementary Statistics
  • PSYC 201 - Investigating the Biological Bases of Behavior and Cognition
  • Select one:
    • SOCL 201 - Globalization and Society
    • SOCL 205 - Identity, Community, and the Individual
    • ANTH 203 - Cultural Anthropology
  • SOCL 316 - Racial and Ethnic Relations
  • SOCL 340 - Statistics for Social Research
  • SOWK 201 - Introduction to Social Work and Social Welfare
  • SOWK 210 - Human Behavior and the Social Environment I
  • SOWK 211 - Human Behavior and the Social Environment II
  • SOWK 301 - Social Work Practice I
  • SOWK 301L - Social Work Practice Lab I and Junior Field Instruction
  • SOWK 302 - Social Work Practice II
  • SOWK 303 - Social Work Practice III
  • SOWK 366 - Social Policy Analysis
  • SOWK 401 - Field Instruction I
  • SOWK 402WI - Field Instruction II
  • SOWK 493 - Methods of Social Work Research
  • SOWK 498 - Senior Seminar in Social Work

Anthropology Concentration

Core

  • MATH 125 - Elementary Statistics
  • ANTH 203 - Cultural Anthropology
  • SOCL 205 - Identity, Community, and the Individual
  • SOCL 340 - Statistics for Social Research
  • SOCL 390 - Sociological Theory
  • SOCL 470W - Methods of Inquiry
  • SOCL 490W - Senior Seminar
  • Select one of the following:
    • GEOG 308 - The Urbanizing World [Same as SOCL 308]
    • SOCL 313 - Sociology of Religion
    • SOCL 315 - Health and Healing
    • SOCL 316 - Racial and Ethnic Relations

Electives (12 hours)

  • ANTH 309 - The Refugee Experience [Same as SOCL 309]()
  • ANTH 310 - Fear and Magic
  • ANTH 325 - Food and Culture [Same as SOCL 325]
  • ANTH 330 - Language and Culture [Same as SOCL 330]
  • ANTH 331 - Environment, Culture and Society
  • ANTH 345 - Forensic Anthropology
  • ANTH 365 - Case Study in Culture
  • ANTH 377 - Women, Gender, and Culture [Same as SOCL 377]
  • ANTH 388 - Field Research in Anthropology and Geography
  • ANTH 491 - Practicum in Anthropology [Same as SOCL 491]

Criminology Concentration

Core

  • MATH 125 - Elementary Statistics
  • SOCL 205 - Identity, Community, and the Individual
  • SOCL 340 - Statistics for Social Research
  • SOCL 390 - Sociological Theory
  • SOCL 470W - Methods of Inquiry
  • SOCL 490W - Senior Seminar
  • SOCL 321 - Criminology
  • SOCL 335 - Crime and Inequality
  • SOCL 491 - Practicum in Sociology [Same as ANTH 491]

Electives (12 credits)

  • ANTH 345 - Forensic Anthropology
  • SOCL 304 - Socialization and Society
  • SOCL 316 - Racial and Ethnic Relations
  • SOCL 319 - Deviant Behavior
  • SOCL 320 - Sociology of Media and Popular Culture
  • GEOG/SOCL 308 - The Urbanizing World
  • POLS 204 - Hate Crime Realities and Consequences
  • POLS 243 - Crime and Punishment in America
  • POLS 347 - Justice, Politics and Policy
  • POLS 368W - Comparative Criminal Justice Systems
  • PSYC 350 - Forensic Psychology
  • SOWK 374 - Addiction Prevention, Treatment and Recovery

  • ANTH 200 - Human Adaptation
  • ANTH 203 - Cultural Anthropology
  • Additional 12 hours in ANTH courses above the 200-level
    • ANTH 309 - The Refugee Experience [Same as SOCL 309]
    • ANTH 310 - Fear and Magic
    • ANTH 325 - Food and Culture [Same as SOCL 325]
    • ANTH 330 - Language and Culture [Same as SOCL 330]
    • ANTH 331 - Environment, Culture and Society
    • ANTH 345 - Forensic Anthropology
    • ANTH 365 - Case Study in Culture
    • ANTH 377 - Women, Gender, and Culture [Same as SOCL 377]
    • ANTH 388 - Field Research in Anthropology and Geography
    • ANTH 491 - Practicum in Anthropology [Same as SOCL 491]

Core (6 credits)

  • SOCL 201 - Globalization and Society
  • SOCL 205 - Identity, Community, and the Individual

Electives (12 credits)

  • Select three:
    • SOCL 303 - The Family in Transition
    • SOCL 304 - Socialization and Society
    • SOCL 306 - Social Psychology [Same as PSYC 304]
    • SOCL 308 - The Urbanizing World [Same as GEOG 308]
    • SOCL 309 - The Refugee Experience [Same as ANTH 309]
    • SOCL 313 - Sociology of Religion
    • SOCL 314/314L - Education, Culture and Society and Laboratory
    • SOCL 315 - Health and Healing
    • SOCL 316 - Racial and Ethnic Relations
    • SOCL 319 - Deviant Behavior
    • SOCL 320 - Sociology of Media and Popular Culture
    • SOCL 321 - Criminology
    • SOCL 325 - Food and Culture [Same as ANTH 325]
    • SOCL 330 - Language and Culture [same as ANTH 330]
    • SOCL 335 - Crime and Inequality
    • SOCL 340 - Statistics for Social Research
    • SOCL 377 - Women, Gender, and Culture [Same as ANTH 377]
    • SOCL 390 - Sociological Theory
    • SOCL 470W - Methods of Inquiry
    • SOCL 490W - Senior Seminar
    • SOCL 491 - Practicum in Sociology [Same as ANTH 491]
    • SOCL 492 - Readings in Sociology
    • SOCL 499 - Independent Research or Research Internship


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