Sociology is the scientific study of human social life, groups and societies. It focuses for the most part on our own society and other modern societies.
Anthropology is the scientific study of all humanity, ancient and modern. It includes four sub-fields: archaeology, physical anthropology, linguistics, and cultural anthropology.
We believe that sociology and anthropology have a key role to play in your life. The insights they offer are important for your educational and career goals, as well as your own personal development.
Why study sociology or anthropology?
to see the important patterns in our social and family relationships
to understand the process of research and research methods
to make sense of complex information
to develop deeper insights about living in a multicultural society
Whatever your career goal – education, management, criminal justice, the technologies, health care, business, counseling, social work, public relations – sociology and anthropology provide useful tools to get you there.
We welcome your comments and questions. Please direct them to the Department Chairperson at email@example.com.
Dr. Miriam Deitsch, Chair
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Office Location: Thompson Hall 106