PEAK Majors

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Anthropology / Sociology Major

32 credits

Course Course Title Credits

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS

ATH-101

Cultural Anthropology

3

ATH-305

Culture Change and the World System

3

ATH-404

Theories in Anthropology

3

SOC-100

Introduction to Sociology

3

SOC-349

Social Stratification

3

SOC-480

Sociological Theories

3

ATH-490 or
SOC-490

Seminar in Social Research

3

ATH/SOC ELEC

Anthropology/Sociology upper division Elective Courses

6

ATH/SOC ELEC

Anthropology or Sociology Electives

5

Additional Course Recommendations

Students selecting a major in anthropology/sociology are strongly encouraged to learn a modern foreign language. Those who plan to continue in graduate school are advised to take a course in statistics. Students desiring teacher certification with a major in anthropology/sociology must consult with a member of the education department.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • To assist each student to develop the ability to know and assess the breadth of data, methods and arguments from the anthropological and sociological perspectives.
  • To assist each student to develop the ability and the depth of knowledge to express orally and in writing, complex ideas and positions from the anthropological and sociological perspectives.
  • To insure that each student develops the anthropological and sociological methods of research and theoretical analysis.
  • To prepare each of our students to be informed, involved citizens and to work within culturally and socially diverse local, national, and international peoples and careers.