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Anthropology and Sociology, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #901 (ARWU) North Adams, MA, United States
The Anthropology and Sociology program at Williams University is designed to promote an integrated understanding of biography, history, culture, and human social dynamics. Anthropology explores the full range of human experience by introducing students to the study of tribal and peasant societies.
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The Anthropology and Sociology program at Williams University studies the intricacies of modern industrial states and the dilemmas that confront the individual in a mass society. Both disciplines introduce students to classical and contemporary theories that illuminate the contours and contradictions of social experience. 

Career Opportunities

College graduates with an Anthropology or Sociology degree pursue a range of occupations in education, law, business, public policy and government. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the job outlook for graduates in both anthropology and sociology 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Invitation to Sociology
  • Ways of Knowing
  • Social Theory
  • Senior Seminar
  • Terrorism and National Security
  • Race and the Environment
  • Race(ing) Sports: Issues, Themes and Representations of Black Athletes
  • Law and Modern Society

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Common Application, Coalition Application, or QuestBridge Application
  • Early Decision Agreement Form (Early Decision applicants ONLY)
  • SAT or ACT
  • School Report
  • Counselor Recommendation
  • Two Teacher Recommendations

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56970 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56970 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56970 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for North Adams

  • 876 - 1820 USD/month
    Living Costs

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