Why Study Anthropology and Sociology?

Quick Facts
47 Hours Prerequisite Coursework
53 Hours Major Coursework
      57 Hours Core Curriculum
120 Hours Total for Degree
Full Program Requirements

Employment of anthropologists and archeologists is expected to grow 21 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations. Employment of sociologists is expected to grow 18 percent from 2010 to 2020. Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, "Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2012-13 Edition"

Think Critically
The study of anthropology and sociology will train you to process information intellectually and actively in a reflective and analytical way. You will learn to think critically as you master problem-solving and communication skills through conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing and evaluating knowledge.

Prepare for Success
You will discover career opportunities in social and governmental services, administrative support and management, professional research, public relations, human resources and graduate study in anthropology, sociology, public policy, social work, law, museum studies and library science.

Be a Part of the Solution
To succeed in a globalized society, you need the ability to use your knowledge and skills to develop solutions to real-world problems. In this program, you will master leadership skills and develop collaborative research projects relevant to society as you explore solutions and construct responses to social developments.

Faculty
The faculty are highly qualified and diverse in their specializations and interests. Instruction is guided by the belief that anthropology and sociology are best understood through exploring, analyzing, explaining, applying and solving.

Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and Sociology Faculty

Program Fact Sheet

Admission, Degree and Graduation Requirements

Additionally, for a listing of recommended coursework, please see the GSU transfer guides.

 

Advisor Information:

Jelena Radovic-Fanta
Assistant Professor/ Faculty Advisor
708.235.3987

 

Full Program Requirements

Full Program Requirements

You can find the complete guide to graduation requirements for your degree in our catalog.

Program Faculty

Program Faculty

Our favorable faculty-student ratios ensure lots of individual attention from our dedicated faculty members.

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Cost and Financial Aid

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Scholarships

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All Academic Programs

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