Sociology & Anthropology
Upon completion of a sociology and anthropology major at UW-Green Bay, students will have:
- Critically evaluate the historical development of the disciplines of anthropology and sociology.
- Understand how the various paradigms of each discipline contributes to the unified whole and how they contribute to the improvement of cultural and social policy.
- Apply sociological and anthropological concepts and theories to contemporary cultural, environmental, or social issues on a global scale.
- Compare cultural and social systems (past and present) using an inclusive, cross-cultural, relativistic, and scientific approach.
- Evaluate current and historical scientific, social, cultural, environmental, and political theories, issues, and policies.
- Evaluate social and cultural factors that impact attitudes, practices, and behaviors.
- Critically assess the role of race, ethnicity, social class, gender, sexual orientation, ability, age, and other indices of privilege in culture and social structure.
- Evaluate both quantitative and qualitative methods in the analysis of sociological and anthropological data and theory.
- Demonstrate knowledge of theory and method by conducting and presenting empirical research.
- Identify ethical principles used in scientific research.
- Engage in principles of inclusivity and intersectionality in everyday life and policy.
- Engage in service to the university, the local community, and the region through research and service.
- Prepare to be civically minded and responsible citizens of a vastly diverse global community.