The mission of the undergraduate program in Sociology is to provide students with the skills necessary to understand and address social problems and inequalities in global, institutional, and interpersonal social relations. At its core, the curriculum in the major is rooted in social theory and the scientific method. Sociology majors are given opportunities to develop a broad understanding of core sociological theories and the methodological skills used to evaluate human behavior and social organizations. Sociology provides an intellectual background for students considering careers in business, social services, public policy, government service, international nongovernmental organizations, foundations, or academia.
Anthropology is devoted to the study of human beings and human societies as they exist across time and space.
East Asian Studies
Learn about the economic aspects of modern society, analyze contemporary economic problems, and develop the ability to exercise judgment in evaluating public policy.
Teaches students to develop and apply their foreign language knowledge to the production and analysis of translations.