Sociology and Anthropology

Overview

The cross-cultural and historical study of human cultures is vital to a meaningful perspective on our own society and its place among others.Anthropology and Sociology help students to develop a comprehensive understanding of cultural diversity — past and present. 

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Degrees

  • Sociology - BA, MA
  • Sociology - MA Thesis Substitute
  • Sociology - MA Non-Thesis
  • Anthropology - BA

What Will I Learn?

  • Understanding of human relationships from a sociological perspective
  • Analytical skills for discovering and explaining social patterns and solving social problems
  • The ethnographic study and comparative analysis of contemporary human cultures around the world
  • The study of humans as a biological species

Example Courses

  • Great Discoveries in Archaeology
  • Biological Anthropology
  • Global Cultures
  • Social Problems
  • Criminology
  • Social Psychology of Crime
  • Social Inequality

All Major Courses

Career Opportunities

  • Equality and Diversity Officer
  • Higher Education Lecturer
  • Museum/Gallery Curator
  • Social Worker
  • Community Development
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Human Resources

OUR UNDERGRADUATES EARN ON AVERAGE *

$34,362

1st year

$46,419

5th year

$56,965

10th year

* Texas median earnings, according to SeekUT (2017)

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Contact Department

Website:
Sociology and Anthropology

Phone:
817-272-2661

Address:
Room 430 University Hall