The 2023-2024 AnthroGuide is the last print version. Edits for graduate programs are due July 31, 2023.

General Description / Special Programs

An integrated program in sociology and anthropology. All senior majors are required to prepare theses. The department offers independent reading and tutorial programs, and sponsors courses jointly with the departments of Black Studies, Educational Studies, Environmental Studies, Latin American and Latino Studies, Linguistics, Peace and Conflict Studies, Religion, and Education.

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Degrees Offered BA in Sociology and Anthropology
Highest Degree Offered BA/BS
BA/BS Field Areas
Applied Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
BA/BS Requirements
All majors housed in Sociology and Anthropology are required to complete at least eight units in the department. Of the eight units the following five are required: Foundations-Culture, Power, and Meaning; Foundations- Self, Culture, and Society; at least one designated methods course, and a 2-credit senior thesis.
Internship / Grants / Funding
Internships Available 0
Internship Required 0
Support Opportunities

Summer Research Grants

Program Details
Research Facilities

Computer Center, HRAF Microcards, Center for Civic and Social Responsibility, Center for Social and Policy Studies, Research Internship, and Foreign Studies.

Library Resources McCabe Library, Cornell Library, Friends Historical Library, and the Swarthmore College Peace Collection.
Certs Offered 0
Online Courses
Online Courses: 0
Club / Honor Society
Anthropology Club: 0
Lambda Alpha Chapter: 0