The Anthropology/Sociology Department offers students an interdisciplinary program of study leading to a degree with three different emphases or concentrations: Anthropology, Sociology, or Sociology-Social Welfare. The program prepares students who seek careers in a field requiring direct social involvement, encompassing a wide variety of professions. We also prepare students who would like to pursue graduate study, research and teaching, as well as those pursuing a broad liberal arts education designed to enhance their understanding of humans and the societies, cultures and environments in which they live. In all courses and program activities, faculty are firmly committed to the task of enhancing the learning and reasoning abilities of students and helping them to view and examine ancient and contemporary societies through the cultural and social prisms that define and shape our disciplines.
Our Department includes five full-time faculty who teach on campus–three in anthropology and two in sociology–and seven adjunct faculty who offer a wide variety of courses online in support of our online Anthropology degree and Anth/Soc minors. Faculty members’ offices are located in Ackerman Building, now renovated with classrooms and offices but which once served as an on-campus elementary school.
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