You can complete a major or a minor in Sociology and Anthropology, a minor in Social Work, or combine your B.A. with an M.A. in Sociology or Criminology and Justice.
The Department of Sociology and Anthropology educates students about social and cultural structures and practices that influence human behavior. We provide you with the sociological and anthropological skills to research individuals’ interactions in small groups, organizations, and communities, paying particular attention to structural inequalities along class, gender, sexuality, race, and ethnicity, both within and across geographical borders, as well as historical and contemporary collective movements organized to provoke social change. An educational background in Sociology and Anthropology will prepare you to lead as a researcher, consultant, professor, or practitioner in both private and public work settings.
You can complete a major or a minor in Sociology and Anthropology, a minor in Social Work, or combine your B.A. with an M.A. in Sociology or Criminology and Justice. These graduate-level studies allow you to further develop specialized knowledge for your career or prepare for advanced study in related doctoral programs. We offer coursework in the areas of Sociological Theory, Research Methodologies, Statistics, Social Inequalities (Race & Ethnicity, Gender, Sexuality, and Class), Social Movements, and Crime. Our faculty is devoted to students and maintains active research agendas.
SOC 1000C Introduction to Sociology
12 elective credits in Sociology
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The combined Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)/Master of Arts (M.A.) program in Sociology and Criminology and Justice offers highly-motivated students the opportunity to complete their undergraduate and graduate degrees in five years of full-time study.
In today’s diverse global workplace, it is more important than ever to understand the ways different groups of people interact. Psychologists, hospital administrators, research analysts and human resource specialists are just some of the chosen career paths for graduates holding a sociology degree.
The combined B.A./M.A. program in Sociology offers highly-motivated students the opportunity to complete their undergraduate and graduate degrees in five years of full-time study.
The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Sociology at St. John’s University fosters the development of critical thinking, analytical, and research skills alongside an understanding of sociological theory and urban and global perspectives.
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