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Sociology - The systematic study of social life, organizations, groups, and interactions.


Anthropology - A science that deals   Class Projector

with the origins, customs, development, and beliefs of humankind.

Criminology- The study of crime and criminals (a branch of sociology).

Social Inequalities- Proposed concentration for 2020, pending approvals.

What unites these three areas of study is our faculty’s focus on social inequality and social change.  Winthrop’s Sociology, Criminology, and Anthropology program is unique in it’s multidisciplinary perspective, its intense focus on career-readiness courses, and it’s high-touch approach to student mentoring.


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Last Updated: 6/22/20