Sociology and Anthropology is a thriving department with an outstanding faculty who have received recognition and awards for both teaching and research. We are actively involved in many inter-disciplinary programs such as Africana Studies, Cognitive Science, Global Studies, Health Medicine and Society, Environmental Initiative, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies.
We offer Bachelor of Arts degrees in:
Our students graduate with state-of-the-art training in scientific inquiry, including research methods, statistics, and a deep understanding of social and cultural behaviors. Our students tell us that they value not only what they learn through courses, internships, and independent research, but also how much they appreciate the personalized attention and active mentoring they receive from faculty.
Our majors go on to graduate school in social sciences, law, medicine, or education or to positions in business, social services, marketing, and a wide variety of other fields. Graduates with Master Degrees often go on to attend highly distinguished Ph.D. programs; others obtain positions in research, administration, or education. Please click here [PDF] for a listing of our MA graduates' career activities; click here [PDF] to learn what careers are possible with a bachelor's degree in Sociology; click here to learn about possible careers with an Anthropology degree.
Anthropology and economics double major, Eva Ehrich '22, discusses the connection between anthropology and theatre and the wide-range of student opportunities at Lehigh University.