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What can you do with a degree in Sociology or Anthropology?
Our courses emphasize both a research mindset and communication skills to ensure graduates are especially well-prepared for jobs that:
involve communicating with people who have different backgrounds and needs;
focus on interactions among people, or working with people, in a variety of settings and situations;
help teams and organizations collaborate;
use creative and technical skills to bring people together;
conduct social science or policy research; or
improve social and environmental justice and promote social change.
In anthropology, you’ll specialize in gaining in-depth understanding of cultures and groups near and far, and learn to identify the obvious and the subtle forces of power within them.
In sociology, you’ll look behind the surface of groups and societies to understand how they work, and learn about how individuals’ experiences and choices are related to the societies they live in.
Our graduates go on to find rewarding careers in fields such as advocacy, policy and planning, media arts, interactive technology, health care, law, education, academics, business, and community organizing. More than that, graduates report that their education has been intrinsically rewarding: they value the insight it provides them in their everyday lives. Our curriculum exposes students to a range of learning experiences, with an emphasis on open inquiry, writing, and global thinking.