"Sociology1" is the science of society, social institutions, and social relationships.
specifically: the systematic study of the development, structure, interaction, and collective
behavior of organized groups of human beings.
Here at ETSU, we have faculty expertise in: Applied Sociology, Culture, Deviance,
Gender/sexuality, Medical Sociology, Race, Religion, Social inequality, Social Psychology,
Sociology of Sport, Social Statistics/Data Analysis, Survey Research.
What is Anthropology?
"Anthropology2" is the science of human beings.
especially: the study of human beings and their ancestors through time and space and in relation
to physical character, environmental and social relations, and culture.
Here at ETSU, we have faculty expertise in: Archaeology, Culture, Environmental Conservation,
Evolution, Forensic Anthropology, Medical Anthropology, Native American and Indigenous
Cultures, Physical Anthropology.
Why should you major or minor in Sociology or Anthropology?
Sociologists and Anthropologists are trained social scientists who possess skills
that are applicable to many different fields and areas of study. Students in our program
will gain both qualitative and quantitative research skills, methodological training,
in-field training, and a greater understanding of society as a whole that will help
them succeed in a variety of careers. You will often find Sociologists/Anthropologists
employed in the following areas: