UMass Dartmouth's Sociology/Anthropology department offers a degree in Sociology/Anthropology with an option in anthropology.
Anthropology focuses on different aspects of culture and cultural differences, particularly in non-western societies or subcultures within the U.S. As a student, you'll:
- analyze culture and power
- develop a holistic perspective
- study communities and cultures
- learn how to conduct field research in local communities
You'll complete 36 credits in courses related to your major, and 120 credits overall.
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Graduate School Placements
Harvard Law School
Mount Ida College
Yale University School of Medicine
Action for Boston Community
Alingsås kommun (Sweden)
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Family Service of Greater Boston
Fulbright Commission (Brazil)
The May Institute
The New England Center for Children
Southcoast Hospitals Group
UMassD's undergraduate experiences include:
3+3 Law degree: If you are thinking about law school, consider UMass Law's accelerated program. Your first year at UMass Law counts as your senior year at UMass Dartmouth.