Courses

Anthropology / Sociology Courses (ATHSOC)

ATHSOC-290   Seminar in Social Science Research Methods3 credits

Prerequisites: SOC-100 or ATH-100

An introduction to the methods of qualitative field research and quantitative data analysis. Students will formuulate and carry out an independent research project and formally present the results.

ATHSOC-490   Anthropology/Sociology Senior Seminar2 credits

A culmination of each student's educational developmental trajectory which should connect to their intended career or graduate school; students will complete individualized portfolio projects combining methods, data and theory and present their work to the department. Each Anthropology/Sociology major must complete the Senior Seminar; however, departmental honors or a significant internship (if it's the first) may substitute.

ATHSOC-492   Anthropology/Sociology Portfolio1 credit

Students who minor in anthropology/sociology will enroll in ATHSOC-492 in their final semester before graduation. Six weeks before the end of the semester they will submit an electronic portfolio of relevant work completed, such as exams and papers (up to 3 in total), and an assessment of the program. This assessment of the most important academic lessons learned and skills acquired during their course of study will be 1000 to 1500 words in length. The evaluation must also provide an overview of the strengths and weaknesses of the Anthropology/Sociology PEAK minor. The portfolio will be graded Pass/Fail.

ATHSOC-493   Human Service Portfolio1 credit

Students who minor in Human Services will enroll in ATHSOC-493 in their final semester before graduation. Six weeks before the end of the semester they will submit an electronic portfolio of relevant work completed, such as exams and papers (up to 3 in total), and an assessment of the program. This assessment of the most important academic lessons learned and skills acquired during their course of study will be 1000 to 1500 words in length. The evaluation must also provide an overview of the strengths and weaknesses of the Human Services PEAK minor. The portfolio will be graded Pass/Fail.