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Anthropology Concentration

The Sociology and Anthropology Department offers a BA degree in Sociology and Anthropology with a concentration in Anthropology: the study of the role culture and power play in the world around us.

As a student, you will:

  • 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.

Genesis Barrientos
Genesis Barrientos: Outstanding peer health educator

Genesis Barrientos received an Outstanding Student Award from the National BACCHUS Network for her work in peer health education.

Graduate School Placements

  • Harvard Law School
  • MIT
  • UMass Dartmouth
  • Yale University School of Medicine

Career Placements

  • 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
  • Honors College: take advanced courses, pursue research, and be part of a community of scholars
  • Study Abroad: earn academic credits and gain a global perspective on your field
  • Undergraduate Research: faculty work with students on cutting-edge research projects
  • University Studies: gain the benefit of a broad university education to enhance your knowledge and skills

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.

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