This major is available as a bachelor of arts or bachelor of science degree, as defined in the section on degree requirements for all majors in this catalog.
40 credits in Sociology (SOCL) and Sociology/Anthropology (SOAN)
|SOAN 085||EXPLORING SOCIOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY||2|
|SOCL 101||UNDERSTANDING OUR SOCIAL WORLD 1||4|
|SOAN 307||SOCIAL RESEARCH METHODS 1||4|
|SOAN 385||SEMINAR: SOCIAL THEORY 1||4|
|SOAN 490||RESEARCH/THESIS (Fall senior year) 1||4|
|SOAN 487||INTERNSHIP/APPLIED CAPSTONE SEMINAR (Spring senior year) 1||2|
|One other 300-level course||4|
|Additional SOCL or SOAN electives to reach 40 total credits required for the major 3||16|
Must be completed with a grade of C- or higher.
These seminars serve as capstone experiences in which majors build on their four-year course sequence and draw on both theory and methods training to 1) produce original thesis research on a topic of sociological and/or anthropological significance and 2) an internship or applied capstone project addressing a need in the broader community.
ANTH 111 may be taken for credit toward the Sociology major.
Student Learning Outcomes
In successfully completing a major in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, a student will possess:
- the ability to see how individual lives are connected with wider social and cultural processes and forces;
- fundamental understanding of the relationship between theory and method in the historical context of their discipline;
- the ability to access, organize, critically analyze, and produce knowledge about humans as social and cultural beings;
- oral and written skills for effective communication in a variety of contexts; and
- the ability to work both independently and cooperatively in application of sociological or anthropological ideas.
Oregon Preliminary Teaching Licensure in Social Studies
For Oregon Preliminary Teaching Licensure in Social Studies: a student majoring in Anthropology or Sociology must also complete a Secondary Education major with Licensure. In order to complete the Secondary Education major with Licensure, students should begin taking education courses no later than their sophomore year. The student must be advised by faculty in both majors.