Sociology/Anthropology Department

When you explore sociology and anthropology at SUNY Cortland, you’ll immerse yourself in the study of the human condition. You’ll examine how societies and cultures are formed and how they shape and are shaped by human behavior. You’ll develop analytical, critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills that are vital in any walk of life.

Classes are small, led by faculty who are eager to help you succeed. Opportunities for independent research, internships, fieldwork, study abroad and service-learning will let you put classroom theory to the test in the real world.

The list of possible career paths is long and diverse. Our graduates have gone on to successful careers as educators, social service professionals, counselors, health care providers, in law and law enforcement and in many other fields.


News

College to Host ‘Incllusion’ Series in 2017-18

Starting Sept. 13, the “Incllusion” series will focus on equity and human rights.

 College Sees Big Opportunities in Drone Technology

A new partnership promises to uplift SUNY Cortland and maybe the region.

Brooks Lecture Series Concludes with Maya Culture Talk

Ceramics professor Jeremiah Donovan will discuss Maya Cultural Rediscovery on April 5.

Upcoming Talks to Address Global Issues

A panel will discuss domestic terrorism around the world on March 22.

Political Scientist to Deconstruct Middle East

Mehrzad Boroujerdi's talk March 8 continues the year's Brooks lecture series.

Clubs/Societies

The department of Sociology/Anthropology, has a Sociology/Anthropology Club and Criminology Club, as well as National Honor Society in Sociology; Alpha Kappa Delta, and a National Honor Society in Criminology; Alpha Phi Sigma.



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