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Sociology and anthropology bachelor degree (B.A.)

Sociology and anthropology bachelor degree (B.A.)

Sociology and Anthropology at Messiah College

If you enjoy working with people and are an adaptive learner interested in culture and improving the lives of others, then a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology and anthropology might be right for you.

As a student in the sociology and anthropology degree program at Messiah College, a top-ranked Christian college, you’ll go beyond traditional sociology degree requirements and take courses in anthropology and criminal justice to complete the sociology and anthropology degree program and become an adaptive lifelong learner. Like many other sociology and anthropology majors, you’ll approach your studies from both a scholarly and real-world perspective, participating in challenging courses, off-campus internships and service opportunities.

Sociology and anthropology major distinctives
Career options for sociology and anthropology majors
Internship opportunities for sociology and anthropology majors

Job preparation

The chance to complete sociology and anthropology work while still a student, will enhance your degree and prepare you for many types of endeavors such as: graduate school and/or  rewarding jobs in law, education, human services, ministry, the for profit sector or the nonprofit sector. You can take challenging courses such as Social Conflict, Justice and Peacemaking; Religion and Society; Urban Sociology; and Harrisburg Neighborhoods; Study off-campus for a semester in another country or in the U.S.; double major, minor, complete an internship or work on meaningful research with a professor.

Hands-on study

Through Messiah College’s rich combination of international study, internships, service and academics, you’ll finish your sociology and anthropology degree program with the skills needed to promote social justice, improve lives of others and cross cultural boundaries, which will equip you for taking the next steps along your career path.