finalized January 2015
PAUL CROLL, Associate Professor
B.A., Northwestern; Ph.D., Minnesota
PETER KIVISTO, Professor, Richard A. Swanson Professor of Social Thought, Chair
B.A., Michigan; M.Div.,Yale; M.A., Ph.D., New School for Social Research
ADAM KAUL, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Department Chair
B.A., Minnesota State-Moorhead; M.A., Northern Illinois; Ph.D., Durham
MEG LOVEJOY, Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology
B.A., Bryn Mawr College; M.Ed., Harvard University; Ph.D., Brandeis University
MARCIE PHILLIS, Part-time Instructor
A.A., Parkland Community College; B.A., Saint Louis University; M.A., New School for Social Research
MARSHA SMITH, Professor
B.A., Baldwin-Wallace; M.S., Ph.D., Purdue
VICKI SOMMER, Professor
B.A., Nebraska; M.S.W, Ph.D., Iowa
Major in Sociology.
30 credits, including SOC-100, SOC-340, SOC-419, SOC-420, 9 additional credits in sociology, plus 9 additional credits in sociology, anthropology, or social welfare.
Major in Sociology with a Concentration in Social Welfare.
30 credits, including SOC-100, SOC-340, SOC-419, SOC-420, SOCW-160, SOCW-220, SOCW-360 and 9 additional credits in social welfare, anthropology, or sociology.
Minor in Sociology.
18 credits, including SOC-100, SOC-340, plus four additional sociology, anthropology or social welfare courses at least one of which is at the 300 level or higher.
209 Lives and Times (2)
Examination of autobiographical accounts of contemporary anthropologists and sociologists, with an emphasis on issues surrounding their vocational choices. Intended for majors and minors only.
409 Senior Inquiry Reflection (1)
Students create a portfolio of their major papers produced in the major, including the senior research capstone project, and produce a reflective narrative that presents their views on what their choice of major might mean for their careers and/or academic futures. Intended for majors and minors only.